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American Red Cross blood drives in Alpena & Cheboygan

Submitted by on April 5, 2010 – 6:05 amNo Comment

The Great Lakes Region of the American Red Cross is looking for donors.

A blood drive in being held Monday, at the Wolverine Community Center in Wolverine, from noon to 5:45 p.m.  A second drive is being held Tuesday from 8:15 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Lafarge cement plant in Alpena.

Blood donors with all types of blood are needed on an ongoing basis, however type O negative and B negative donors are especially encouraged to give. 

The Great Lakes Region serves 65 counties and needs to collect about 700 units of blood a day to meet patient needs in hospitals across the state.