SOMC, Red Cross host Blood Drive at LIFE Center

Published 12:17 am Saturday, August 29, 2020

PORTSMOUTH — Southern Ohio Medical Center and the American Red Cross will host a blood drive on Sept. 8 in the gym of the Portsmouth LIFE Center. The drive will begin at 9 a.m. and last until 3 p.m.

Donors can schedule an appointment by calling Bev Meadows at 740-356-8670 or Kayla Groh at 740-356-8223. It is also possible to schedule an appointment by calling 1-800-733-2767 or visiting, then entering “SOMC.”

Donors are requested to bring a photo ID or donor card. To expedite the donation process, donors can text BLOODAPP to 90999 to download the ARC app to earn the RapidPass.

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Those who donate may also receive a pair of Red Cross branded socks while supplies last. SOMC’s Portsmouth LIFE Center is located at 1202 18th St. in Portsmouth.