UAB holding blood drive to boost low summer stocks

      The blood supply nationwide is low.{} That is typical of the summer months, with vacation and summer travel.{}

      In Birmingham, the blood supply at UAB is below optimum levels.{} UAB and the Red Cross are holding a blood drive, and all blood types are needed.{}{}Donors should bring a photo ID.{}

      It is being held at the UAB Hospital North Pavilion, second floor atrium through July 13th and at UAB Highlands Hospital from July 16th-18th.

      The dates and hours at the North Pavilion are:

      Tuesday, July 9th, 10:00-5:00

      Wednesday, July 10th, 7:00-2:00

      Thursday, July 11th, 10:00-5:00

      Friday, July 12th, 10:00-5:00

      Saturday, July 13th, 10:00-5:00

      The dates and hours at UAB Highlands:

      Tuesday, July 16th, 9:00-3:00

      Wednesday, July 17th, 6:30-12:30

      Thursday, July 18th, 11:00-5:00