Upcoming blood drives in Darke County


DARKE COUNTY – Support the area blood supply during the heart of winter by donating at the following local blood drives.

Midmark Corp. community blood drive Wednesday, Feb. 1, 12:30-6:30 p.m., in the Versailles Knights of Columbus Hall, 8440 State Route 47, Versailles.

Wayne HealthCare community blood drive Wednesday, Feb. 1, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., in the first-floor community room, 835 Sweitzer St., Greenville.

Darke County Courthouse community blood drive Friday, Feb. 3, 7:30-11:30 a.m., at 504 South Broadway Greenville.

Everyone who registers to donate will receive the special edition “Give Blood, Give Love” long-sleeve, hoodie t-shirt. Make an appointment online at www.DonorTime.com, call (937) 461-3220, or use the new Donor Time app.

Save time when you donate by downloading the Donor Time app. You can also use “DonorXPress” to complete the donor questionnaire before arriving at a blood drive. Find DonorXPress on the Donor Time App or at www.givingblood.org/donorxpress.

Blood donation requirements: Donors are required to provide a photo ID that includes their full name. Past CBC donors are also asked to bring their CBC donor ID card. Donors must be at least 17 years of age (16 years old with parental consent: form available at www.givingblood.org or at the Dayton CBC and mobile blood drive locations), weigh a minimum of 110 pounds (you may have to weigh more depending on your height), and be in good physical health. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) changes blood donor eligibility guidelines periodically. Individuals with eligibility questions can email [email protected] or call (937) 461-3220. Make an appointment at www.DonorTime.com.

Community Blood Center/Community Tissue Services® is an independent, not-for-profit organization. Community Blood Center provides blood products to partner hospitals and health centers within its 18-county service area of western Ohio and eastern Indiana and to select hospitals and blood centers outside the region. For more information visit www.givingblood.org.

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