FAYETTEVILLE, Ga. (May 27, 2010) - Piedmont Fayette Hospital's Auxiliary will host an American Red Cross Blood Drive on Thursday, June 10, from noon to 5 p.m. The blood drive will take place at Highway 54 West in Fayetteville, Ga., in Building 1279 on the third floor in Conference Room C.
Donors must be 17 years old and weigh at least 110 pounds. Donors must not have given blood in the last 56 days.
According to the American Red Cross, donating blood is a simple process that helps to save more than five million people in need of blood transfusions each year in the United States. Blood is needed every two seconds for emergency medical situations and is often needed for the treatment of accident victims, cancer patients, hemophiliacs and surgery patients. Call the Piedmont Fayette Hospital Auxiliary office at 770-719‑7098 for more information or to schedule an appointment. Walk-ins are welcome; however appointments will be honored first.