Blood drives in April

The American Red Cross is encouraging eligible donors to give blood during National Volunteer Month this April.

Area blood drives will include: Wauseon, Wednesday, April 5, 3-8 p.m., Wauseon Primary School, 940 E. Leggett St., and Thursday, April 13, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Fulton County Health Center, 725 S. Shoop Ave.; Lyons, Tuesday, April 11, 1-6 p.m., Lyons Christian Church, 138 E. Morenci St.

Nearly 2.8 million generous people donated blood through the Red Cross last year.

Make an appointment to donate blood by downloading the free Red Cross Blood Donor App, visiting or calling 1-800-733-2767.