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Jan. 19: Where to donate blood this week

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

Today: 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 1214 Broad St., Masaryktown; 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sand Hill Scout Reservation, 11210 Cortez Blvd., Spring Hill.

Monday: 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Walmart, 1485 Commercial Way, Spring Hill; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Walmart, 13300 Cortez Blvd., Spring Hill; 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Metal Industries, 400 Walker Road, Bushnell; 3 to 5 p.m., Vulcan Materials Florida Rock Division, 3512 S U.S. 301, Bushnell.

Tuesday: 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Walmart, 7305 Broad St., Brooksville; 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Walmart, 13300 Cortez Blvd., Spring Hill.

Wednesday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Coleman Federal Correctional Complex, 846 NE Terrace, Coleman; 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Tropics RV Park, 13063 County Line Road, Spring Hill; 2 to 7 p.m., Hernando County Family YMCA, 1300 Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill.

Thursday: 7 to 4 p.m., Sumter Correctional Institution, 9544 County Road 476B, Bushnell; 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Salishan, 191 Astaire Lane, Spring Hill; 1:30 to 4:30 p.m., Publix, 4158 Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill.

Friday: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Subway, 19438 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville; 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m., Walmart, 1485 Commercial Way, Spring Hill.

Saturday: 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Wells Fargo Bank, 1371 Commercial Way, Spring Hill; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Old Navy, 7211 Coastal Blvd., Spring Hill; 2:30 to 5:30 p.m., Walmart, 1485 Commercial Way, Spring Hill.

Jan. 26: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Faith Evangelical Presbyterian Church, 200 Mount Fair Ave., Brooksville; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Rural King, 2468 Commercial Way, 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 from 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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