The following blood drives are scheduled by Michigan Blood in the Barry County area during February. There is critical need for O-negative blood, officials of the organization say.
Feb. 2-Hastings High School, auxiliary gym, 520 West South Street., Hastings, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Feb. 3-Hastings area donor site at Spectrum Health Pennock, Conference Center, 1009 West Green Street, Hastings, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Feb.13-Hickory Corners Bible Church, gym, 13720 Kellogg School Road, Delton, 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Feb. 28-Gun Lake Casino, blood bus, 1123 129th Avenue, Wayland, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. //
Michigan Blood is a nonprofit blood bank serving Michigan hospitals since 1955.
In the Southwest Michigan area, they supply blood to Spectrum Health Butterworth and Blodgett hospitals, Mercy Health, Metro Hospital and Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital in Grand Rapids, Spectrum Health Pennock in Hastings, Borgess Medical Center and Bronson Methodist Hospital in Kalamazoo and Bronson Battle Creek Hospital, Battle Creek VA Medical Center and Southwest Regional Rehabilitation Center in Battle Creek.