Local American Red Cross schedules series of blood drives

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EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WEHT) — The local American Red Cross has scheduled a series of blood drives during the next couple of weeks.

Theo Boots, the Executive Director of Southwest Indiana American Red Cross, says, “During this uncertain time, we encourage individuals to keep scheduled blood donation appointments.”

Boots adds that the public should also, “make new blood donation appointments for the weeks ahead to ensure a stable supply throughout this pandemic.”

Due to the American Red Cross following social distancing policies, Boots says it is essential to make an appointment to donate.

You can do that by calling 1-800-REDCROSS, or by going to redcross.org.

The Blood Drive locations and times are as follows:

May 7th
Evansville Community Blood Drive
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
29 S. Stockwell Road Evansville

May 8th
Mt. Vernon Community Drive
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
701 Tile Factory Road, Mt. Vernon

May 11th
Honoring Heroes Blood Drive
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
29 S. Stockwell Road Evansville

May 12th
Evansville Community Blood Drive
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
29 S. Stockwell Road Evansville

May 14th
Crossroads Christian Church
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
10800 Lincoln Avenue Newburgh

May 15th
Crossroads Christian Church
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
10800 Lincoln Avenue Newburgh

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(This story was originally published on May 5, 2020)

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