Red Cross issues emergency appeal for blood; blood drives scheduled

The American Red Cross has issued an unprecedented emergency appeal on November 13. Never has the American Red Cross issued an emergency appeal in November. Blood donations are at a historical low and the Red Cross is asking all eligible donors to schedule an appointment to donate a drive convenient to them. Locally upcoming emergency blood drives are below:

November 19                     Dublin Lions Club                                           12noon-6pm

November 21                     Radford Public Library                                   11am – 3pm

November 27                     Marion First United Methodist Church         2pm – 6pm

November 30                     Wytheville Moose Lodge                                1pm – 6pm

December 1                        Pulaski County High School                           9am – 3pm

 Donors can schedule appointments for any of these blood drives at and walk-ins are welcome.