American Red Cross

The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to give for all blood types are needed now to help meet the needs of trauma patients and others with serious medical conditions.

Upcoming Red Cross blood drives:

• Noon-5 p.m. Friday, April 26, at Harrison Fitness Studios, 121 Cottonwood, Harrison

• 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday, April 29, at Independent Living, Inc., 2046 South Cherry Street Suite B, P.O. Box 2300, Harrison

•8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Monday, May 6, Alpena School District, 300 South Denver Street, Alpena

•10 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday, May 10, Methvin Sanitation, 340 West Industrial Park Road, Harrison

•1-5 p.m. Monday, May 13, Brand New Church, 7751 Highway 7 North, Bergman

•2-6 p.m. Tuesday, May 14, Yellville First United Methodist Church, Highway 412 and Highway 14 North, Yellville

To schedule an appointment, use the free Blood Donor app, visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767).

Community Blood Center of the Ozarks:

Community Blood CNews Alert: Arkansas receives an "A" for having the most distracted driving laws in place to protect driversenter of the Ozarks (CBCO) is the sole local provider of blood for patients at area hospitals in southwest Missouri, northwest Arkansas and southeast Kansas.

 Currently, (CBCO) reports that type O negative, AB negative and B negative blood types are in short supply.

Upcoming CBCO blood drives include:

• 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday, May 1 at Hillcrest Home, 1111 Maplewood Road, Harrison

• 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday, May 3, at Mercy Hospital Berryville, 214 Carter, Berryville

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