Next Senoia Area Blood Drive to take place on Monday, May 2

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Pictured above is Steve Maloy, a donor at one of the recent blood drives held for the Senoia area. 

From Special Reports

An important blood drive is scheduled for Monday, May 2 at the Senoia United Methodist Church from 1 to 5 p.m.

This blood drive is co-sponsored by the local church and the Optimist Club of Senoia. If you are unable to give, you are encouraged to notify others who may be able to donate. One blood donation may help save up to three lives.

Donors at the blood drive in Senoia will qualify for a $10 e-gift card plus a chance to win a travel trailer camper, powered by Suburban Propane.

Donors are encouraged to make an appointment for the upcoming blood drive either by signing up online at https://www.redcrossblood.org/give.html/find-drive or by calling 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767). NOTE: If the appointment schedule is full, walk-ins may not be able to donate.

The American Red Cross is testing all donations for COVID-19 antibodies for a limited time. Results may indicate an antibody response after receiving a COVID-19 vaccine or possible past exposure to this coronavirus – and may identify donations with antibody levels necessary to potentially help COVID-19 patients with a weakened immune system. For more information regarding this testing, please go to https://www.redcrossblood.org/donate-blood/dlp/covid-19-antibody-testing.html.

If you feel unwell for any reason, please postpone your donation. Individuals who believe they may be ill with COVID-19 should not attempt to donate.

The Senoia United Methodist Church is in the historic district of Senoia and is located at 229 Bridge Street. It is at the intersection of Seavy and Bridge Streets. For those not familiar with the area, you can turn east at the downtown intersection of Main Street and Seavy Street, and go past Matt’s Smalltown Pizza and the Veranda Bed & Breakfast towards the Seavy Street City Park or State Highway 85. The church is on the right – only about 2 blocks east of Main Street.

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