The American Red Cross urgently needs blood donors to make an appointment to give this winter. Eligible blood donors of all types are needed, especially those with O, AB, B negative and A negative.
Blood donations are urgently needed now and throughout the winter to maintain a sufficient blood supply for patients in need. Make an appointment to donate blood by downloading the free Red Cross Blood Donor App, visiting redcrossblood.org or calling 1-800-RED CROSS (1 800-733-2767).
Upcoming blood donation opportunities:
• Feb. 5 at the Barton Community College Case New Holland Lab, 245 NE 30 Road, 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
• Feb. 12 at the La Crosse City Auditorium, 417 Main St., noon to 6 p.m.