Blood drives planned in area communities
The following American Red Cross blood drives will be held in the area:
• Sept. 5 from noon to 6 p.m. at Lutheran Church of the Cross, Nisswa.
• Sept. 6 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Lutheran Church of the Cross, Nisswa.
• Sept. 10 from noon to 6 p.m. at Crosslake Lutheran Church.
• Sept. 11 from noon to 6 p.m. at Emily City Hall.
To make an appointment or for more information, call 800-733-2767 or visit redcrossblood.org.
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.