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Hernando Blood Mobile for Dec. 18

Bloodmobile locations

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

Friday: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Oak Hill Hospital, 11375 Cortez Blvd., Spring Hill; 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Red Lobster, 2328 Commercial Way, Spring Hill; 1 to 5 p.m., Fraternal Order of Eagles, 8263 Cortez Blvd., Weeki Wachee; 5 to 8 p.m., Walmart, 13300 Cortez Blvd., Spring Hill.

Saturday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Walmart, 1485 Commercial Way, Spring Hill.

Sunday: 8 a.m. to noon, St. Anthony Catholic Church, 20428 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Best Buy, 1389 Wendy Court, Spring Hill; 1 to 4 p.m., Walmart, 7305 Broad St., Brooksville.

Monday: 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., Walmart, 1485 Commercial Way, Spring Hill; 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sam's Club, 13360 Cortez Blvd., Spring Hill.

Tuesday: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Walmart, 7305 Broad St., Brooksville; 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Walmart, 13300 Cortez Blvd., Spring Hill.

Wednesday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Mariner Crossing, 4221 Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill; 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sunrise Plaza, 31100 Cortez Blvd., Ridge Manor West.

Thursday: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Walmart, 1485 Commercial Way, Spring Hill; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Walmart, 7305 Broad St., Brooksville.

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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