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Red Cross looking for blood donations

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

All eligible blood donors are encouraged to give blood and help save lives in March, Red Cross Month. 

Appointments can be made through the Red Cross Blood Donor App – a faster, more convenient way to schedule and manage donation appointments, especially for donors on the go. The app also allows users to track donation histories, earn rewards and invite others to join them on a lifesaving team. The app is free and available for download in app stores. 

PIMA COUNTY DONATION SITES:

Tucson

  • 4/16/2017: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m., Walgreens 12th and Valencia, 525 W. Valenica Rd
  • 4/17/2017: 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., University of Arizona Main Library, 1510 E. University Blvd.
  • 4/18/2017: 1 p.m. - 6 p.m., Coyote Trail Elementary School, 8000 N. Silverbell Rd.
  • 4/18/2017: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort and Spa, 3800 W. Starr Pass Blvd
  • 4/18/2017: 9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., Pusch Ridge Christian Academy, 9500 N. Oracle Road
  • 4/19/2017: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m., Hyatt Tucson, 6885 S Tucson Blvd
  • 4/20/2017: 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., University of Arizona Campus Health, 1224 E. Lowell St.
  • 4/20/2017: 9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., C3 Customer Contact Channels, 1150 W. Drexel Road
  • 4/20/2017: 9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., Southern Arizona VA Health Care System, 3601 S. 6th Ave
  • 4/23/2017: 7:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Santa Catalina Catholic Church, 14380 North Oracle Road
  • 4/23/2017: 9 a.m. - 1:15 p.m., Saint Margaret Mary Alacoque Roman Catholic Church, 801 N. Grande Ave.
  • 4/24/2017: 7 a.m. - 11:15 a.m., Tucson Medical Center, 5301 E. Grant Road
  • 4/25/2017: 10 a.m. - 2:15 p.m., University of Arizona Main Library, 1510 E. University Blvd.
  • 4/25/2017: 8 a.m. - 2 p.m., Andrada Polytech High School, 12960 S. Houghton Road
  • 4/25/2017: 9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., Banner University Medical Center Campus Tuesday, 1501 N. Campbell Avenue
  • 4/26/2017: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m., American Red Cross Tucson Headquarters, 3470 E. Universal Way
  • 4/26/2017: 12 p.m. - 6 p.m., The Running Shop, 3055 N. Campbell Ave #153
  • 4/26/2017: 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Texas Instruments, 5411 E. Williams Blvd.
  • 4/26/2017: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m., Pima Community College Northwest Campus, 7600 N Shannon Rd.
  • 4/27/2017: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., Edge High School, 2555 E. First Street
  • 4/27/2017: 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., UA Health Plans, 2701 E Elvira Rd
  • 4/28/2017: 11 a.m. - 3:15 p.m., Arizona Daily Star, 4850 S Park Ave
  • 4/29/2017: 10 a.m. - 2:15 p.m., Harley Davidson, 7355 N. I-10 Eastbound Frontage Rd.
  • 4/29/2017: 10 a.m. - 3:15 p.m., Unscrewed Theater, 3244 E Speedway Blvd
  • 4/30/2017: 11:30 a.m. - 5 p.m., BJ's Brewhouse, 5510 E. Broadway
  • 4/30/2017: 8:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Saint Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church, 1145 E. Fort Lowell Road
  • 4/30/2017: 8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m., Casas Adobes Baptist Church, 10801 N. La Cholla Blvd


Oro Valley

  • 4/23/2017: 7:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Saint Mark Catholic Church, 2727 W. Tangerine Road
  • 4/28/2017: 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., Canyon Del Oro High School, 25 W. Calle Concordia

Sahuarita

  • 4/22/2017: 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., Rancho Sahuarita, 15455 S. Camino Lago Azul
  • 4/25/2017: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m., Sahuarita High School, 350 W. Sahuarita Rd.
  • 4/29/2017: 8 a.m. - 2 p.m., LDS Sahuarita Stake Center, 16275 S Starlight View Ln

Broadway Blood Donation Center - 7135 E Broadway Blvd.

  • Monday: 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
  • Tuesday: 11 a.m. - 7pm
  • Wednesday: 10 .a.m. -6 p.m.
  • Thursday: 10 a.m. -6 p.m. 
  • Friday: 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Saturday: 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Sunday: 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Foothills Mall Blood Donation Center - 7401 N. La Cholla Blvd.

  • Monday: 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.
  • Tuesday 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 7 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • Friday: 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Saturday: 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Sunday: 7 a.m. -6 p.m.

COCHISE COUNTY DONATION SITES: 
No information 

SANTA CRUZ COUNTY DONATION SITES: 

Rio Rico

  • 4/18/2017: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m., Rio Rico High School, 590 Camino Lito Galindo
  • 4/28/2017: 1 p.m. - 6 p.m., Coatimundi Middle School, 490 Avenida Coatimundi

Sonoita

  • 4/27/2017: 12 p.m. - 4 p.m., Sonoita Elgin Fire Station, 3173 Highway 83

Tubac

  • 4/29/2017: 9 a.m. - 1:15 p.m., Tubac Community Center, 50 Bridge Rd


Donors may also visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) to learn more about the donation process and to make an appointment. 

How to donate blood - Simply 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 (16 with parental consent in some states), 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.
Blood donors can now save time at their next donation by using RapidPass to complete their pre-donation reading and health history questionnaire online, on the day of their donation, prior to arriving at the blood drive. To get started and learn more, visit www.redcrossblood.org/RapidPass and follow the instructions on the site.
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