ST. PAUL (TEC News) - Blood donations are needed currently. The American Red Cross has issued an emergency request as fewer donations were received in June. Nationwide, donations through the Red Cross were down approximately 10 percent in June, resulting in about 50,000 fewer donations than expected.
Upcoming blood donation opportunities:
Blue Earth County
July 11 from 12:30-5:30 p.m. at American Red Cross, 105 Homestead Drive in Mankato, Minn.
July 12 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at American Red Cross, 105 Homestead Drive in Mankato, Minn.
July 12 from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Mayo Clinic Health System, 1025 Marsh in Mankato, Minn.
July 9 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 706 Third Ave. in St. James, Minn.