King’s Daughters will host an American Red Cross Blood Drive from
10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 18 at King’s Daughters in the
medical center’s Health Education Center (lower level of the Lexington
Avenue parking garage).
BNL.gov estimates more than 4.5 million people in the U.S. would die each
year without a blood transfusion. If all blood donors gave two to four
times a year, it would help prevent shortages prevalent in summer and
Donating blood usually takes less than 10 minutes. The entire process,
from sign in until the donor leaves takes about 45 minutes.
Appointments to donate blood are suggested by calling The American Red
Cross at 1-800-733-2767 or visit
redcrossblood.org and enter: KDMC to schedule an appointment