September Red Cross blood drives scheduled

Red Cross
Red Cross Blood Drive

YATES COUNTY – Four American Red Cross blood drives will be held in Yates County in September:

Wednesday, Sept. 15

Himrod Fire House 12:30-6 p.m. at  3530 Penn Yan-Himrod Road, Himrod

Benton Fire House 2-6:30 p.m. at  932 Route 14A, Benton

•Thursday, Sept. 16

Branchport Fire House 1:30-6:30 p.m. at Route 54A, Branchport

Tuesday, Sept. 21

Rushville United Methodist Church 2-6:30 p.m. at 22 N. Main St., Rushville

Blood supplies of all types remain extremely low. Staffing at a drive is determined by appointments, which are encouraged. Walk-in donors will be accommodated if time permits. 

Make an appointment at, call 800-733-2767, or download the Red Cross Donor App which will provide you with a current donor card on your phone. Save time at the drive by completing a Rapid Pass which includes pre-donation reading and the health questionnaire the day of the drive.

Go to or your donor app. Every two seconds someone needs blood. One unit of blood can help as many as three people. Give the gift of life!