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Asheville Outlets Hosts American Red Cross Blood Donation Drives – All Blood Donations Tested for COVID-19 Antibody
October 23 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
Help Save Lives – and learn if you have COVID-19 Antibodies. Asheville Outlets will host two blood donation drives in partnership with the American Red Cross on Fridays, October 23 and 30, 2020 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. 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 RedCrossBlood.org.
The Asheville Outlets blood drives will be held in American Red Cross mobile unit vehicles. Donors are asked to register in advance by visiting RedCrossBlood.org/give and entering the sponsor code Ashevilleoutlets. Check-in will be located at the Food Court entrance to the center. Donors will be able to wait in their vehicles or inside the Food Court until their appointment time. 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 ShopAshevilleOutlets.com.