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Pequot Lakes blood drive slated Jan. 2

A blood drive will be conducted from noon to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 2, at Our Savior's Lutheran Church, 30985 Front St., Pequot Lakes.

All blood types are needed this winter. Donation appointments can be quickly and easily scheduled by using the Red Cross blood donor app, visiting or calling 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767).

Individuals who give blood through Jan. 7 will receive a long-sleeved Red Cross T-shirt, while supplies last.

All blood types are needed to ensure a reliable supply for patients. A blood donor card or driver's license or two other forms of identification are required at check-in. Individuals who are 17 years of age, 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.