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Blood drives planned in area communities

Posted: June 11, 2013 - 5:43pm

American Red Cross blood drives will be held from 1-6 p.m. Wednesday, June 26, and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, June 27, at the Nisswa American Legion.

A blood drive also will be held from noon to 5 p.m. Thursday, June 27, at Brainerd High School.

To make an appointment or for more information, call 800-733-2767 or visit

A blood donor card or driver’s license, or two other forms of identification, are required at check-in. Individuals who are 17 (16 with parental permission), weigh at least 110 pounds and are in generally good health may be eligible to donate blood. High school students and other donors age 18 and younger also have to meet certain height and weight requirements.

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