Red Cross seeks blood donations to keep up supply during pandemic

Red Cross seeks blood donations to keep up supply during pandemic
The pandemic has taken a toll on many things in our lives and the American Red Cross says it's also impacted blood supplies.

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - The American Red Cross is now requesting blood donations to help maintain the blood supply.

The Red Cross will have several opportunities for you to donate blood across the Midlands from February 1-15.

Here’s a look at the different locations where blood donations will be taken:

KERSHAW COUNTY

Camden

  • 2/9/2021: 12 p.m. - 6 p.m., Chi Chi Omega Psi Phi, 906 Lyttleton Street

LEXINGTON COUNTY

Chapin

  • 2/3/2021: 2 p.m. - 7 p.m., Chapin Middle School, 11661 Broad River Rd

Columbia

  • 2/4/2021: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Prisma Health Parkridge, 400 Parkridge Drive
  • 2/15/2021: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., Lexington Medical Center Irmo, 7035 St. Andrews Rd.

Gilbert

  • 2/2/2021: 2 p.m. - 6 p.m., St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 246 St. Paul’s Church Rd.

Leesville

  • 2/1/2021: 2 p.m. - 7 p.m., Fire Dept., 431 East Church St.

Lexington

  • 2/5/2021: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m., Lexington Technology Center, 2421 Augusta Highway
  • 2/8/2021: 2 p.m. - 7 p.m., Red Bank United Methodist, 2909 Old Barnwell Rd.
  • 2/9/2021: 11:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Country Club of Lexington, 1066 Barr Rd
  • 2/15/2021: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., Northside Baptist Church, 4347 Sunset Blvd

Pelion

  • 2/5/2021: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., Shumpert’s IGA, 861 Pine Street

West Columbia

  • 2/8/2021: 2 p.m. - 7 p.m., St. David Lutheran Church, 132 Saint David’s Church Rd.
  • 2/11/2021: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., West Columbia Community Center, 754 B Avenue

RICHLAND COUNTY

Blythewood

  • 2/8/2021: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., Trinity United Methodist Church, 90 Boney Road

Columbia

  • 2/1/2021: 11:45 a.m. - 7 p.m., Columbia Blood Donation Center, 2751 Bull St
  • 2/1/2021: 1 p.m. - 6 p.m., North Point Community Church, 532 North Brickyard Road
  • 2/2/2021: 11:45 a.m. - 7 p.m., Columbia Blood Donation Center, 2751 Bull St
  • 2/3/2021: 11:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Red Cross Community Drive, 2751 Bull Street
  • 2/3/2021: 11:45 a.m. - 7 p.m., Columbia Blood Donation Center, 2751 Bull St
  • 2/4/2021: 9:45 a.m. - 5 p.m., Columbia Blood Donation Center, 2751 Bull St
  • 2/4/2021: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., Prisma Health Home Care, WACH FOX Building, 1400 Pickens Street
  • 2/4/2021: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, 1100 Sumter Street
  • 2/5/2021: 6:45 a.m. - 2 p.m., Columbia Blood Donation Center, 2751 Bull St
  • 2/6/2021: 6:45 a.m. - 2 p.m., Columbia Blood Donation Center, 2751 Bull St
  • 2/7/2021: 6:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m., Columbia Blood Donation Center, 2751 Bull St
  • 2/7/2021: 2 p.m. - 7 p.m., Shandon Presbyterian Church, 607 Woodrow Street
  • 2/8/2021: 11:45 a.m. - 7 p.m., Columbia Blood Donation Center, 2751 Bull St
  • 2/9/2021: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., Benedict College, 1600 Harden Street
  • 2/9/2021: 11:45 a.m. - 7 p.m., Columbia Blood Donation Center, 2751 Bull St
  • 2/9/2021: 12 p.m. - 5 p.m., Village at Sandhill, 164 Forum Dr
  • 2/10/2021: 11:45 a.m. - 7 p.m., Columbia Blood Donation Center, 2751 Bull St
  • 2/11/2021: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., American Red Cross, 2751 Bull Street
  • 2/11/2021: 9:45 a.m. - 5 p.m., Columbia Blood Donation Center, 2751 Bull St
  • 2/12/2021: 6:45 a.m. - 2 p.m., Columbia Blood Donation Center, 2751 Bull St
  • 2/12/2021: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., Allen University, 2228 Taylor Street
  • 2/13/2021: 6:45 a.m. - 2 p.m., Columbia Blood Donation Center, 2751 Bull St
  • 2/14/2021: 6:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m., Columbia Blood Donation Center, 2751 Bull St
  • 2/14/2021: 8 a.m. - 1 p.m., Shandon United Methodist, 3407 Devine Street
  • 2/14/2021: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m., Ashland UMC, 2600 Ashland Road
  • 2/15/2021: 11:45 a.m. - 7 p.m., Columbia Blood Donation Center, 2751 Bull St

Irmo

  • 2/11/2021: 1 p.m. - 6 p.m., Riverland Hills Baptist Church, 201 Lake Murray Blvd.
  • 2/12/2021: 8 a.m. - 1 p.m., Riverland Hills Baptist Church, 201 Lake Murray Blvd.
  • 2/13/2021: 8 a.m. - 1 p.m., Riverland Hills Baptist Church, 201 Lake Murray Blvd.

SUMTER COUNTY

Sumter

  • 2/1/2021: 7:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., YMCA, 510 Miller Road
  • 2/4/2021: 2 p.m. - 6 p.m., Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 211 Alice Drive
  • 2/10/2021: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., Sumter Utilities, 1151 North Pike West
  • 2/12/2021: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., Arts & Letters Building, 109 Miller Road

To set an appointment, call 1-800-RED-CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or download the American Red Cross Blood Donor app in your App Store or Google Play Store.

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