Local blood drives to be held in Sidney, Houston


SIDNEY — Two local blood drives will be held in the community the week of March 13.

The Sidney community blood drive will be held Tuesday, March 15, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at American Legion Post 217, 1265 N. Fourth St., Sidney.

The Fairlawn High School community blood drive will be held Friday, March 18, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at 18800 Johnston Road, Sidney.

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.