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Blood drives planned in Crosslake, Brainerd, Baxter
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American Red Cross blood drives will be held at the following area locations:

• July 1 and 2 from 1-7 p.m. at First Lutheran Church, Brainerd.


• July 1 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at St. Joseph’s Medical Center, Brainerd.

• July 10 from 1-7 p.m. at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, Crosslake. Call Jeanne at 218-763-4455 for an appointment. Walk-ins are welcome.

• July 11 from 1-5 p.m. at Lord of Life Lutheran Church, Baxter.

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.