There is an urgent need for blood during the holiday season. Three "code red" blood drives will be held in Rim country to meet the high demand at Payson Regional Medical Center.
There will be a blood drive from noon to 6 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 2 at the Mazatzal Casino bingo hall. Please call Lucy for an appointment, (928) 472-2067.
The Pine/Strawberry Community Blood Drive will be held from noon to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 4 at the First Baptist Church gym in Pine. Please call Daryl for an appointment, (928) 607-1242.
The Payson Community Blood Drive will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 6 at the Church of the Nazarene, 200 E. Tyler Parkway. Please call Cora for an appointment, (928) 474-8081.
All those who give blood at these drives will receive a free T-shirt from United Blood Services.