LifeSouth asks Florida and Georgia to help Alabama by donating blood

Press release from LifeSouth

As Hurricane Sally moves closer to the coast of Alabama, hospitals brace for a significant hit. With local inventories already low due to summer blood shortages, Alabama communities are pleading for support. Blood donors in Florida and Georgia are asked to help by giving blood today.

LifeSouth serves hospitals in Alabama, Georgia and Florida, and the storm will affect the ability of Alabama centers to hold blood drives during the storm. Donating helps ensure blood will be available to help those who may be injured or need a blood transfusion during and after the storm. All blood types are needed, especially type O donors and platelet donors.

First time donors are welcome and encouraged to give. LifeSouth also asks businesses, schools, churches and other organizations to help by hosting a blood drive.

To find a blood drive close to you or to learn more about the donation process, call LifeSouth’s toll-free number, 1-888-795-2707 or visit

The closest ones to the local area are:

Walmart – Scenic Hwy – SnellvilleMobile Drive18.65 Miles09/28/2020
12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Walmart – Dogwood Dr – ConyersMobile Drive18.93 Miles09/20/2020
10:00 am – 5:00 pm

LifeSouth is a non-profit community blood center serving hospitals in Florida, Georgia and Alabama.

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