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Blood drive locations for the week of Jan. 5

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LifeSouth Community Blood Center will have blood drives at the following off-site locations this week.

Today: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Airport Flea Market, 17275 Spring Hill Drive, south of Brooksville; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Walgreens, 13053 Cortez Blvd., Spring Hill.

Monday: 8 to 10 a.m., Tampa Bay Times, 15365 Cortez Blvd., west of Brooksville; 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., Walmart, 1485 Commercial Way, Spring Hill; 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sam's Club, 13360 Cortez Blvd., Spring Hill.

Tuesday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Walmart, 13300 Cortez Blvd., Spring Hill; noon to 3:30 p.m., Walmart, 7305 Broad St., Brooksville; 4 to 7 p.m., Pizza Villa/Armed Forces Recruiting plaza, 7038 Coastal Blvd., Spring Hill.

Wednesday: 9:30 a.m. to noon, Flammer Ford, 3335 Commercial Way, Spring Hill; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Osprey Point Nursing Center, 1104 N Main St., Bushnell; 12:30 to 5 p.m., Publix, 1400 Pinehurst Drive, Spring Hill; 3 to 5 p.m., Central Beef, 571 W Kings Highway, Center Hill.

Thursday: 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Southwest Florida Water Management District, 2379 Broad St., south of Brooksville; 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Killingsworth Plaza, 19259 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville; 3:30 to 6 p.m., Walmart, 7305 Broad St., Brooksville.

Friday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Publix, 160 Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill; 11:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., Publix, 19390 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville.

Saturday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Lakewood Plaza, 4395 Commercial Way, Spring Hill; 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Belk, 13151 Cortez Blvd., Spring Hill.

Jan. 12: 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, 2301 Deltona Blvd., Spring Hill; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Lowe's, 7117 Broad St., Brooksville; 1:30 to 4:30 p.m., Walmart, 13300 Cortez Blvd., Spring Hill.

The blood center, at 12395 Cortez Blvd., Spring Hill, is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays and 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. Donors must be 16 or older (16-year-olds must have written parental consent). All donors must present photo identification. For information, call (352) 596-2002.

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