Sidney-Shelby County YMCA to host blood drive

SIDNEY — The Sidney-Shelby County YMCA will host a community blood drive Tuesday, Dec. 29, from 12:30 to 6:30 p.m. at 300 E. Parkwood St., Sidney.

Everyone who registers to donate will receive free testing for COVID-19 antibodies, and a free face mask and t-shirt. Donors must make an appointment at or by calling 937-461-3220.

Donors are required to provide a photo ID that includes their full name. Past CBC donor also are 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 CBC branch and blood drive locations), 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 or call 1-800-388-GIVE.