The American Red Cross continues to urge healthy individuals, especially those with type O blood, to give blood to ensure hospitals can meet patient needs. Schedule a donation appointment by visiting RedCrossBlood.org or calling 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767).
Local blood drives this month include:
April 16, noon to 6 p.m., Bethel Lutheran Church, 920 Third St., and Mt. Zion Lutheran Church, 505 13th St. S.
April 29 noon to 6 p.m., Hudson House Grand Hotel, 1616 Crest View Drive
April 20 12:30-6:30 p.m., Knights of Columbus, 155 E. Fourth St.
April 29 1-7 p.m., Faith Community, 1040 Paperjack Drive
April 16 2-7 p.m., First Congregational Church, 110 N. Third St.