Red Cross Blood Drives to be held today and tomorrow 8/26 and 8/27

 A red cross blood drive will be held today Aug. 26 from noon to 5:30 at Virginia’s Hills Church 737 Rockland Road.

Tomorrow Aug. 27 you will find a blood drive held at the Stephens City Moose Lodge at 357 Fairfax Pike from 1:30 to 6 p.m..

Appointments are open at both locations using the zip code 22630 for the Front Royal drive or the zip code 22655 for the Stephens City drive at redcrossblood.org.

Use your zip code at that website to set an appointment closer to your home at a time convenient for you.

The need for blood is great right now not just because its summer but because we are recovering from the pandemic.

Those able to give can do so every 56 days thank you.

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American Red Cross has a Rockland blood drive today 6/30

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The American Red Cross makes a blood drive stop at Virginia Hills Church today Jun. 30 from noon to 5:30 p.m..

Appointments are still available by using the zip code 22630 at redcrossblood.com.

Using the code battle2021 at redcrossblood.org you can set up an appointment for Jul. 9 in Winchester.

That is in the Battle of the Badges blood drive which pits the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office against the Frederick County Fire and Rescue.

Using your own zip code at that website enables you to find a blood drive near your home.

The American Red Cross is calling the current shortage of blood severe with donations urgently needed.

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The Am. Red Cross reports a server shortage of blood

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The American Red Cross is reporting a server shortage of blood.

You can make an appointments to make a donation at redcrossblood.org use your zip code for a location near you.

There is a drive today Jun. 22 at the Winchester Donation Center at 561 Fortress Dr. Winchester with some availability.

Tomorrow Jun. 23 the American Legion on 8 Street Front Royal has a blood drive with an opening.

There will be a drive Thursday Jun. 24 at the Winchester Donation Center with availability as well.

On Jun. 30 you can join the River 953 at the Virginia Hills Church 737 Rockland Rd. Front Royal blood drive.

You can give blood every 56 days with one donation you could save three lives.

Anyone making a donation in June will receive a $5 gift card.

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Virginians 16 and over are eligible for vaccinations

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All Virginians age 16 and over are now eligible to get the COVID-19 vaccine.

Appointments are still required for vaccinations.

Visit vaccinate.virginia.gov or call 877-829-4682 to make an appointment to get vaccinated.

There is also a direct link to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) site to find appointments on a searchable map at vaccinefinder.org.

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