The American Red Cross plans the following area blood drives:
•Commerce — March 9 from 12-5 p.m. at the Commerce Civic Center, 110 State St.
•Jefferson — March 10 from 12-5 p.m. at Traditions of Braselton, 1665 Traditions Way
Each Red Cross blood drive and donation center follows the highest standards of safety and infection control, and additional precautions – including temperature checks, social distancing and face coverings for donors and staff – have been implemented to help protect the health of all those in attendance. Donors are asked to schedule an appointment prior to arriving at the drive and are required to wear a face covering or mask while at the drive, in alignment with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention public guidance.
Make an appointment to donate by downloading the Red Cross Blood Donor App, visiting RedCrossBlood.org, calling 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or enabling the Blood Donor Skill on any Alexa Echo device.