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Area blood drives set

January 16, 2019 GMT

The American Red Cross will hold the following blood drives in the area:

-- Tuesday, Jan. 22, noon-5 p.m., Ixonia Town Hall, W1195 Marietta Ave., Ixonia.

-- Tuesday, Jan. 29, noon-6 p.m., City Hall, 200 Water St., Lake Mills.

-- Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2:30-6:30 p.m., Lebanon Elementary School, W4712 County Highway O, Watertown.

-- Monday, Feb. 11, noon-6 p.m., and Tuesday, Feb. 12, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Christ United Methodist Church, 112 Hall St., Watertown.

-- Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2:30-6:30 p.m., East Elementary School, 120 S. Sanborn Ave., Jefferson.

All eligible donors, especially platelet donors and blood donors with type O blood, are urged to make an appointment to give to help restock the shelves for hospital patients, stated the Red Cross in a media release.

Eligible donors can schedule an appointment to donate by using the free blood donor app, visiting RedCrossBlood.org or calling 1-800-733-2767.