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

• Red Cross office at 561 Fortress Drive, Winchester: 1-7 p.m., Dec. 3; noon-6 p.m., Dec. 5; 1-7 p.m., Dec. 10; noon-6 p.m., Dec. 12 and 1-7 p.m., Dec. 17.

• Woodstock: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Dec. 6 at Shenandoah Memorial Hospital.

• Strasburg: 2-6 p.m., Dec. 18 at the Presbyterian Church, 325 S. Holliday St.

• Winchester: 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Dec. 3 at Century 21 Braddock, 661 Millwood Ave., Suite 101; 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Dec. 13 at Frederick County Government offices, 107 N. Kent St.

Right now, there is a critical need for type O blood donors. Those who donate blood or platelets Nov. 27-30 will receive a T-shirt, while supplies last. Those donating through Dec. 18 will receive a $5 Amazon gift card.

Donors can schedule appointments by calling 800-733-2767 or go online at www.RedCrossBlood.org. The entire process takes about an hour, but donors can save time with RapidPass by providing a pre-donation health history.

Schedules

  • Occurred Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019 — all day
  • Occurred Thursday, December 5th, 2019 — all day
  • Occurs Tuesday, December 10th, 2019 — all day
  • Occurs Thursday, December 12th, 2019 — all day
  • Occurs Tuesday, December 17th, 2019 — all day
  • Occurred Friday, December 6th, 2019 — all day
  • Occurs Wednesday, December 18th, 2019 — all day
  • Occurred Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019 — all day
  • Occurs Friday, December 13th, 2019 — all day