The City of Georgetown will host a blood drive May 6 for We Are Blood, the nonprofit community blood supplier for Central Texas. The event is from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the bus parking area at the Georgetown Recreation Center, 1003 N. Austin Ave.
Appointments are encouraged and can be scheduled through the We Are Blood website or by calling at 512-206-1242 or 512-206-1266. Walk-ins are welcome, but donors with appointments will be prioritized.
Donors must be at least 17 years old, weigh at least 115 pounds, and be in good health. Donors must show a valid, government-issued photo ID and eat a meal two to three hours prior to donating. Additional eligibility requirements are listed online.
Face masks are optional, and physical distancing is encouraged. Staff will clean materials and furniture after each use. People who recently have tested positive for or are suspected of having COVID-19 should not donate.
For eligibility questions, assistance signing up, or more information, please contact We Are Blood through the phone numbers and website listed above.