Red Cross blood drives planned across St. Lawrence County in February
Monday, February 12, 2018 - 6:04 am

The following upcoming Red Cross blood drives are scheduled at locations around St. Lawrence County.

Feb. 16, 9 a.m.-7 p.m., Seaway Technical Center BOCES, 7225 State Highway 56, Norwood;

Feb. 16, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., United Helpers MOSAIC, 100 Ford St., Ogdensburg;

Feb. 17, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., DeKalb Junction Fire Department, 4323 US Highway 11;

Feb. 19, 20 and 21, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m., State University of New York Canton, 34 Cornell Dr.;

Feb. 23, 2-7 p.m., Brier Hill Fire Company, 2704 State Highway 37;

Feb. 23, 3-7 p.m., Lisbon Hepburn Library, 6899 County Route 10; and

Feb. 23, 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Canton Potsdam Hospital, 50 Leroy St., Potsdam.

To donate blood download the American Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) to make an appointment or for more information.

All blood types are needed to ensure a reliable supply for patients.

A blood donor card or driver’s license or two other forms of identification are required at check-in. Individuals who are 17 years of age in most states (16 with parental consent where allowed by state law), weigh at least 110 pounds and are in generally good health may be eligible to donate blood.

High school students and other donors 18 years of age and younger also have to meet certain height and weight requirements.