UAB and Red Cross to hold holiday blood drive

UAB and the American Red Cross are joining forces for the holidays.

A holiday blood drive will be held December 10th - 20th at UAB's North Pavilion and UAB Highlands Hospital.

The effort is being held because blood supplies usually diminish following the holidays because normal donation schedules are often disrupted.{} This drive will help keep the blood supply at anappropriate level.

Hours at theNorth Pavilion are:

  • Monday, Dec. 10,10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Dec. 11,10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Dec.12, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Thursday, Dec.13, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Friday, Dec. 14,7 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  • Saturday, Dec.15, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Hours at UAB Highlands are:

  • Tuesday, Dec.18, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Dec.19, 6:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, Dec. 20, 11 a.m. -5 p.m.

Donors will beeligible for prize giveaways, including a DVD player and other electronicdevices, as well as $10 gift certificates to UAB-area businesses. Validatedparking is available at the Fourth Avenue parking deck for the North Paviliondrive. Parking is free at UAB Highlands.{}Donors should bring a photo ID.

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