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American Red Cross still facing emergency blood shortage

The American Red Cross is still facing an emergency blood shortage, and they’re urging all eligible donors to donate.

Posted: Jul 25, 2018 12:44 PM

The American Red Cross is still facing an emergency blood shortage, and they’re urging all eligible donors to donate.

There is an emergency need for all blood types and a critical need for type O blood.

As a “thank you,” everyone who donates blood or platelets from July 30 through Aug. 30 will receive a $5 Amazon gift card via email.

Local opportunities to donate blood within the next couple weeks include:

HERKIMER COUNTY
Dolgeville
7/24/2018: 1 p.m. - 6 p.m., Dolgeville Fire Department, 20 South Helmer Avenue

Herkimer
8/13/2018: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m., Herkimer County Office, 109 Mary Street - Suite 1111

Little Falls
8/6/2018: 12 p.m. - 5 p.m., Little Falls Elks Lodge, 60 Ann Street

Mohawk
7/26/2018: 1 p.m. - 6 p.m., Blessed Sacrament Church, 71 East Main Street
8/14/2018: 12:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m., American Legion Post 25 Mohawk, 43 West Main Street

Poland
8/3/2018: 12 p.m. - 6 p.m., Kuyahoora Ambulance Station, 39 Case Street

Van Hornesville
7/27/2018: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., Owen D Young School, 2316 State Route 80

West Winfield
8/14/2018: 1 p.m. - 6 p.m., St Joseph's Church, 303 West Main Street

ONEIDA COUNTY
Lee Center
8/10/2018: 12:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m., Lee Center Community, 5808 Stokes Lee Center Road

New Hartford
7/25/2018: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m., Sitrin Community Center, 2050 Tilden Avenue

Rome
7/27/2018: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., St John's Lutheran Church, 502 West Chestnut Street

Sherrill
8/7/2018: 12:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m., American Legion Post 230 Sherrill, 168 East Seneca Street

Utica
8/7/2018: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m., Utica State Office Building, 207 Genesee Street
8/7/2018: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Faxton St Luke's Health Care, 1656 Champlin Avenue
8/8/2018: 10:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., Utica Fire Academy, 1320 Bleecker Street

Vernon
8/10/2018: 2:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m., Sconondoa Sherrill Masonic Lodge, 5211 West Seneca Street

OTSEGO COUNTY
Cooperstown
7/25/2018: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., Otsego County Office of Emergency Services, 140 County Highway 33W
7/30/2018: 1 p.m. - 6 p.m., FOCUS Rehabilitation & Nursing Home, 128 Pheonix Cross Mills Road
8/10/2018: 1 p.m. - 6 p.m., Clark's Sports Center, 124 County Highway 52
8/16/2018: 1 p.m. - 6 p.m., Christ Episcopal Church, 69 Fair Street

Edmeston
8/7/2018: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., Pathfinder Village, 3 Chenango Road

Laurens
7/24/2018: 2 p.m. - 6 p.m., Laurens American Legion Post 1688, 11 Main Street

Oneonta
7/24/2018: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., Country Club Auto, 55 Oneida Street
7/25/2018: 2 p.m. - 6 p.m., American Legion Post 259, 279 Chestnut Street
8/7/2018: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., Oneonta Elks Club, 84 Chestnut Street
8/9/2018: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., AO Fox Memorial Hospital Levine Center, One Norton Avenue
8/13/2018: 2 p.m. - 6 p.m., Foothills Performing Arts & Civic Center, 24 Market Street

Richfield Springs
8/3/2018: 2 p.m. - 7 p.m., America Legion Post 616, 13 Lake Street

Schenevus
8/8/2018: 1 p.m. - 6 p.m., Schenevus VFW, 16 Main Street

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