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Sauk Valley blood drives for February

Red Cross blood drive

Blood supplies still are critically low, in the Sauk Valley and nationwide. The American Red Cross calls it its worst blood shortage in a decade.

Here are this month’s upcoming drives:

Feb. 9, Home of Hope, 1637 Plock Drive, Dixon, 1 to 5:30 p.m.

Feb. 10, Sterling Bethel Reformed Church, 230 E. 23rd St., 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Feb. 14. Prophetstown School District office, 79 Grove St., 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Feb. 15, Dixon Elks Lodge, 1279 Frankloin Grove Road, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Feb. 21, Rock River Christian Center, Rock Falls, 1800 Prophet Road, 1 to 6 p.m.

Feb. 22, Polo High School, 100 S. Union Ave., 7:30 a.m. to noon

Feb. 22, Dixon Correctional Center, 2600 N. Brinton Ave., 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Feb. 23, Sterling High School, 1604 Fourth Ave., 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Feb. 24, St. Paul Lutheran Church, 1701 16th Ave., Sterling, 1 to 6 p.m.

Feb. 25, Chadwick Fire Department, 210 Calvert Ave., Chadwick, noon to 5 p.m.

Feb. 28, American Legion Post 12, 1120 W. First St., Dixon, 1 to 6 p.m.