Blood drive to be held in Columbus

Published 8:25 am Tuesday, February 15, 2022

Steps To Hope hosts Blood Drive on Thursday


COLUMBUS––This Thursday, February 17, the American Red Cross is holding a blood drive in Columbus. In January, The American Red Cross declared a “blood crisis,’ as it faces the worst blood shortage in over a decade, posing a concerning risk to patient care.

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The blood drive will take place from 1 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. in the community room at Steps To Hope, located at 60 Ward Street. The Red Cross welcomes all blood types.

You may call 1-800-733-2767 or visit and enter “Polk” to schedule an appointment.