Blood donations needed as busy holiday season begins: 5 places you can donate this month

Thanksgiving week begins the holiday season, which is a challenging time for maintaining the area blood supply, according to officials with the Community Blood Center.

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Thanksgiving week begins the holiday season, which is a challenging time for maintaining the area blood supply, according to officials with the Community Blood Center.

Thanksgiving week begins the holiday season, which is a challenging time for maintaining the area blood supply, according to officials with the Community Blood Center.

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Several area blood drives are planned:

MIDDLETOWN: Atrium Medical Center will host its monthly community blood drive from noon to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 21, in the Atrium Café Courtyard Dining Room, 1 Medical Center Drive, Middletown.

FAIRFIELD: The Fairfield Fire Department will host a community blood drive from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 21. The Community Blood Center Bloodmobile will be at 375 Nilles Road, Fairfield.

LEBANON: Sibcy Cline Realtors Lebanon will host a community blood drive from 3 to 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 26. The Community Blood Center Bloodmobile will be at 103 Oregonia Road, Lebanon.

WEST CHESTER TWP.: MidPointe Library West Chester will host its monthly community blood drive from 2 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28, in the South Community Room, 9363 Centre Pointe Drive, West Chester Twp.

OXFORD: Miami University will host a community blood drive from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 29, in the Shriver Center Heritage Room, 701 East Spring St., Oxford.

Everyone who registers to donate will receive the “Get in the Game For Life” football T-shirt.

Schedule an appointment online at www.DonorTime.com or call 1-800-388-GIVE.

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