Blood drive slated for July 9 in Swanton

The next bloodmobile in Swanton is scheduled for July 9 at the Swanton Alliance Church—Epic Center, 124 N. Main St. The hours of operation are noon to 6 p.m.

To make an appointment go to and enter the sponsor code: SWANTONCOMMUNITY. You may also call 1-800-733-2767 or call Karen David at 419-826-4625. Walk-ins are also welcome.

Every two seconds in the U.S. someone needs blood. Summer donations are down because of vacations and heat related problems for potential donors.

You are eligible to donate whole blood if you have not donated since May 14 (56 days) and you can be a Power Red donor if you have not donated since March 19 (112 days.) Power Red donors have blood types: O+, O-, A-, or B-.