Putnam County Methodist Churches to host community blood drive Feb. 13

Drive to be held from 1 to 6 p.m.

Steve Vanscoyoc donates blood during the third annual Jake Keltner Memorial Blue Blood Drive on law enforcement appreciation day Sunday, Jan. 9, 2022, at the Sage YMCA. McHenry County Sheriffs Deputy Jake Keltner was killed in the line of duty serving an arrest warrant in Rockford in March, 2019.  All 230 appointments to donate blood were filled this year.

Putnam County Methodist Churches will host the next Red Cross Community Blood Drive from noon to 5 p.m. Monday, Feb. 13, at Goldasich Halle in the McNabb Fire Department on Route 89.

The blood drive will be an opportunity for repeat and first-time donors to donate blood.

For appointments, call 1-800-733-2767. Donors may also sign up and register online using RapidPass at redcrossblood.org.