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Recurring Event Event Series: Red Cross Blood Drive

Red Cross Blood Drive

December 22 @ 8:00 am 5:00 pm

Donate blood

The American Red Cross has a CRITICAL need for blood donors. Only three out of 100 Americans donate blood – and that is not enough to meet the need. Roll up your sleeve, and give the gift of life!

A mask is required.

Reserve Your Time Slot Today!

Be sure to input the sponsor code SaintFrancisMedicalCenter (no spaces) when scheduling your appointment.

  • Schedule online at RedCrossBlood.org
  • Download the Red Cross app on your phone or mobile device

Did You Know?

  • Blood shortages are not uncommon. Yet more than one-third of the public has never considered that blood may not be available when they or a loved one need it.
  • All donations are being tested for COVID-19 antibodies. Blood donations that test positive for these antibodies could provide convalescent plasm for COVID-19 patients.
  • Every two seconds, someone in the U.S. needs blood.
  • Donating blood after receiving the COVID-19 vaccination does not reduce your protection from the virus.
  • African American and Latino populations have a higher frequency of type O blood than other races and ethnicities and play a critical role in meeting the need for type O blood.
  • In most states, there is no waiting period to give blood after getting a tattoo.

Learn more at RedCrossBlood.org.


December 22
8:00 am – 5:00 pm
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American Red Cross
View Organizer Website
150 S. Mount Auburn Road Saint Francis Drive, Entrance 8
Cape Girardeau, MO 63703 United States