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Herald blood drive March 18

Herald Fire Protection District is hosting a community blood drive on Thursday, March 18 from 2-7 p.m. at Station 87, 12746 Ivie Road in Herald. To make an appointment, visit and search using blood drive code SMFT173. Donors must bring a photo I.D. and remember to eat well and drink plenty of water prior to donating. Donors will receive a limited edition St. Patrick’s Day blood donor T-shirt. For eligibility questions, call 877-258-4825.