Upcoming Red Cross blood drives

The American Red Cross offers two upcoming local blood donation opportunities between today and and middle March are from 1:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., on Thursday, March 14, at Walmart located at 3371 South Alabama Avenue in Monroeville and from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., on Tuesday, March 19 at Gulf Winds Federal Credit Union located at 201 S. Main Street in Atmore.

The American Red Cross has a severe shortage of type O blood and urges type O donors – as well as eligible blood and platelet donors of all blood types – to give now to ensure lifesaving patient care isn’t impacted this winter.

Type O blood is...