Oak Court Mall announces blood drive through Vitalant

Oak Court Mall announces blood drive through Vitalant
Blood drive cancellations have resulted in more than 85,000 fewer blood donations amid the coronavirus pandemic.

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Oak Court Mall is hosting a blood drive through Vitalant today, according to a press release.

The blood drive will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

A blood drive will also be hosted at the mall tomorrow from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and on May 29 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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From the press release:

According to studies, every two seconds someone in the United States needs blood, and one blood donation can save up to three lives.

As the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic continues, blood drive cancellations have resulted in more than 85,000 fewer blood donations, causing a nationwide blood shortage.

Oak Court Mall invites eligible community members to safely donate blood during this critical time.

Oak Court Mall is located at 4465 Poplar Ave., Memphis, TN 38117.

The blood drive will be held near the Food Court entrance.