Local blood drives to be held in Sidney


SIDNEY — Two community blood drives will be held in Sidney on June 19 and 23.

• Ron & Nita’s will host a Father’s Day Celebration blood drive from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, June 19 at 134 S. Main St., Sidney.

• The Senior Center of Sidney-Shelby County will host a community blood drive from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, June 23 at 304 S. West Ave., Sidney. It will be the first blood drive at the Senior Center since the outset of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Appointments for blood drives must be made at www.DonorTime.com or by calling 937-461-3220.

Donors are required to provide a photo ID that includes their full name. Past CBC donors also are asked to bring their CBC donor ID card.

Donors must be at least 17 years of age, or 16 years old with parental consent, weigh a minimum of 110 pounds and be in good physical health. The Food and Drug Administration changes blood donor eligibility guidelines periodically.

Individuals with eligibility questions are invited to email [email protected] or call 800-388-GIVE.

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