Donate blood May 3 at Senior Center of Sidney-Shelby County


SIDNEY — Save some of your vacation time for helping save lives. Get the new “Sunshine & Saving Lives” beach towel when you donate at the Senior Center of Sidney-Shelby County community blood drive Wednesday, May 3, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 304 S. West Ave., Sidney.

Make an appointment online at, call 937-461-3220, or use the Donor Time app. Register to donate blood with CBC May 1 through July 1 and get the “Sunshine & Saving Lives” towel for the beach, lake or pool.

Save time when you donate by downloading the Donor Time app. You can also use “DonorXPress” to complete the donor questionnaire before arriving at a blood drive. Find DonorXPress on the Donor Time App or at

Blood donation requirements: donors are required to provide a photo ID that includes their full name. Past CBC donors are also asked to bring their CBC donor ID card. Donors must be at least 17 years of age (16 years old with parental consent: form available at or at the Dayton CBC and mobile blood drive locations), weigh a minimum of 110 pounds (you may have to weigh more depending on your height), and be in good physical health. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) changes blood donor eligibility guidelines periodically. Individuals with eligibility questions can email [email protected] or call 937-461-3220. Make an appointment at

Community Blood Center/Community Tissue Services is an independent, not-for-profit organization. Community Blood Center provides blood products to partner hospitals and health centers within its 18-county service area of western Ohio and eastern Indiana and to select hospitals and blood centers outside the region. For more information visit

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