Community blood drives to be held week of Dec. 12


SIDNEY — Two blood drives will be held in the community the week of Dec. 12.

The Senior Center of Sidney-Shelby County community blood drive will be held Wednesday, Dec. 15, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 304 S. West Ave., Sidney.

The Midmark Corp. and Versailles community blood drive in honor of Versailles cancer patient Phil Clark will be held Wednesday, Dec. 15, from 12:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the Versailles Knights of Columbus hall, 8440 St. Rt. 47, Versailles.

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 canidonate@cbccts.org or call 800-388-GIVE.