American Red Cross Blood Donation Center - Alpharetta

  • Nonprofit
3000 Old Alabama Road
Alpharetta, GA 30022
(770) 619-5575
1800-RED-CROSS
Hours:
Mon - Thurs 12pm-8pm
Fri 8:30am-4:30pm
Sat - Sun 7am-3pm
Sun 7a-3p

About Us

BLOOD NEEDS . . .
+ Approximately 36,000 units of red blood cells are needed every day in the U.S.
+ Nearly 7,000 units of platelets and 10,000 units of plasma are needed daily in the U.S.
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    BLOOD NEEDS . . .
    + Approximately 36,000 units of red blood cells are needed every day in the U.S.
    + Nearly 7,000 units of platelets and 10,000 units of plasma are needed daily in the U.S.
    + Nearly 21 million blood components are transfused each year in the U.S.
    + The average red blood cell transfusion is approximately 3 units.
    + The blood type most often requested by hospitals is type O.
    + Sickle cell disease affects 90,000 to 100,000 people in the U.S.
    ++ About 1,000 babies are born with the disease each year.
    ++ Patients can require blood transfusions throughout their lives.
    + A single car accident victim can require as many as 100 pints of blood.

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