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Donated blood is seen at The American Red Cross donation center in Scranton, Pa., on Monday, March 9, 2020. Due to the flu season and coronavirus, donations are down across the country

After Drop in Number of Blood Drives, Red Cross Needs Donors in Southeast Ohio

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Colleges, universities, and K-12 schools are cancelling events nationwide due to the novel coronavirus, which means fewer opportunities for the American Red Cross to hold blood drives. Jackie McCune, district manager for the Central Ohio Blood Region – South and North Team, said her team relies on high schools, colleges, and… Read More

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Free smoke alarms

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Volunteers from the American Red Cross and the Carthage Township Volunteer Fire Department will be going door-to-door on Saturday, December 7th to offer and install FREE smoke alarms.   They will also have life-saving information on fire safety and being prepared for disaster.    The home visits will run from mid-morning to the afternoon on Saturday.

ACDJFS Blood Drive

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Athens County Department of Job and Family Services will host a Blood Drive on Wednesday, March 6th, 9am – 3pm, at the County Home Offices at 13183 St. Rt. 13, Millfield.  All blood types are needed. To schedule an appointment call 1-800-RED-CROSS or visit: , sponsor code: AthensJF. Streamline your donation experience and save up to… Read More