Christian Academy community blood drive is March 23

Staff report

SIDNEY – Christian Academy Schools in Sidney will host a community blood drive Thursday, March 23, from 1 to 5 p.m. in the gym, 2151 W. Russell Road. The blood drive is open to students, faculty, parents and community members.

Everyone who registers to donate will receive the Community Blood Center “Blood Donation is the Language of Saving Lives” high school T-shirt. Donors are encouraged to schedule an appointment online at or call 800-388-GIVE.

Community Blood Center is now testing blood donations for the Zika virus and is no longer deferring donors for travel to Zika endemic areas. By consenting to give blood, donors are agreeing to participate in a research study to help develop better testing systems to protect the blood supply.

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Staff report