The American Red Cross notes area bloodmobile stops.
Appointments can be scheduled by downloading the free Red Cross Blood Donor App, visiting redcrossblood.org or calling 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767). To help reduce wait times, donors are encouraged to make appointments and complete the RapidPass online health history questionnaire at redcrossblood.org/RapidPass.
Upcoming blood donation opportunities include:
Sept. 1 -- Coshocton Regional Medical Center, 1460 Orange Street, Coshocton, 1 to 6 p.m.
Aug. 22 -- Antrim Mennonite Church, 20360 Cadiz Road, Antrim, 4 to 9 p.m.
Aug. 31 -- Buffalo Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 302 Main St., Cumberland, 2 to 7 p.m.
Sept. 5 -- Southeastern Ohio Regional Medical Center, 1341 N. Clark St., Cambridge, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 2 to 7 p.m.
Sept. 8 -- Guernsey County Senior Center, 1022 Carlisle Ave., Cambridge, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sept. 6 -- St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 121 South College St., Newcomerstown, 2 to 7 p.m.
Simply download the American Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) to make an appointment or for more information. 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 in most states (16 with parental consent where allowed by state law), weigh at least 110 pounds and are in generally good health may be eligible to donate blood. High school students and other donors 18 years of age and younger also have to meet certain height and weight requirements.
Blood donors can now save time at their next donation by using RapidPass to complete their pre-donation reading and health history questionnaire online, on the day of their donation, prior to arriving at the blood drive.
To get started and learn more, visit redcrossblood.org/RapidPass and follow the instructions on the site.