The Red Cross will host several local and regional blood drives in the coming weeks to coincide with their "Missing Types" campaign, including several in Finney County.

Those interested in donating can visit RedCrossBlood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) to make an appointment. All donors must be at least 17 years old, weigh at least 110 pounds and be in generally good health. A blood donor card or driver’s license or two other forms of identification are required at check-in.

Local blood drives will be available at the following locations:


Garden City Family YMCA, 1224 Center St., 2 to 7 p.m. July 1
Holcomb Recreation Center, 106 Wiley St., 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 3
Church of the Nazarene, 2720 N. Campus Drive, Garden City, 9:15 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. July 11

Area blood drives will be available at the following locations:


Lane County Fair Grounds, 147 W. Long St., Dighton, noon to 6 p.m. July 3
Seward County Community College, 1801 N. Kansas Ave., Liberal, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. July 3
St Johns Parish Hall, 100 Main St., Spearville, 2 to 6 p.m. July 8
Hodgeman County 4-H Building, Jetmore, 2 to 6 p.m. July 9
Veterans Memorial Building, 209 N. Main St., Lakin, noon to 6 p.m. July 10