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Asheville Outlets Hosts American Red Cross Blood Donation Drive – All Blood Donations Tested for COVID-19 Antibody

June 26 @ 11:00 am

Help those in need by donating blood. Asheville Outlets will host a blood donation drive in partnership with the American Red Cross, Friday, June 26th from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. next to Famous Footwear. The American Red Cross is now testing all blood, platelet, and plasma donations for the COVID-19 antibody. Red Cross donors can expect to receive the results of their antibody test within 7 to 10 days through the Red Cross Blood Donor App or on the donor portal at Donors are asked to register in advance, by visiting and entering the sponsor code Ashevilleoutlets. The American Red Cross will establish additional safety guidelines to ensure all donors are socially distanced.

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has stated that the coronavirus (COVID-19) does not pose any known risk to blood donors during the donation process or from attending blood drives. For more information, visit


June 26
11:00 am


800 Brevard Road
Asheville, NC 28806 United States