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Blood drives planned at Baxter, Merrifield churches

American Red Cross blood drives will be held at the following area locations:

• Heritage Assembly of God Church, Baxter: 1-7 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, March 11, 12 and 14, and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, March 13.

• Church of the Nazarene, Merrifield: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, March 29.

To make an appointment or for more information, call 800-733-2767 or visit

A blood donor card or driver’s license, or two other forms of identification, are required at check-in. Individuals who are 17 (16 with parental permission), weigh at least 110 pounds and are in generally good health may be eligible to donate blood. High school students and other donors age 18 and younger also have to meet certain height and weight requirements.

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