OneBlood Drive at The Market Shops | Sept. 25

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  1. Abby E

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    The Market Shops will host a OneBlood Drive on Friday, July 31 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The OneBlood Big Red Bus® will be parked in The Market Shops parking lot, adjacent to Highway 98. All donors will receive a free a wellness checkup including blood pressure, temperature, iron count, pulse and cholesterol screening. ID is required. Those planning to donate can schedule an appointment ahead of time by visiting Donation Centers | OneBlood.
    All donors will receive a complimentary COVID-19 Antibody Test in addition to the regularly administered wellness checkup consisting of blood pressure, pulse, temperature and iron count, including cholesterol screening.

    The antibody test is authorized by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and will indicate if the donor’s immune system has produced antibodies to the virus, regardless of whether they ever showed symptoms. Donors will be able to see their results approximately 48 hours after donating by logging into their donor portal at www.oneblood.org.

    Donors will also receive two pairs of Cancer Awareness Socks and a $10 e-gift card from OneBlood along with exclusive discounts from The Market Shops merchants including a free mini iced cinnamon biscuit from Maple Street Biscuit Company, a kid’s scoop of ice cream from Ben and Jerry’s, 10 percent off a purchase at Clean Juice, 10 percent off a purchase at Jon Smith Subs, and 25 percent off a purchase at Pizza by the Sea.

    The Market Shops plans to continue these events on a regular basis.

    OneBlood is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) community asset responsible for providing safe, available and affordable blood. Generally healthy people ages 16 or older who weigh at least 110 pounds can donate blood. Photo ID is required. All donors receive a wellness checkup of blood pressure, pulse, temperature and iron count, including cholesterol screening.

    Located at the entrance of Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, The Market Shops is the Emerald Coast’s premier location for specialty boutiques, signature events, and an array of eateries from casual to fine dining. To stay up to date with the latest, visit www.themarketshops.com or find The Market Shops on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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