Blood drives are planned by the Community Blood Center of the Ozarks to meet a shortage of all blood types.

Eligible donors must weigh at least 110 pounds, be in good health and present a valid photo ID. Donations can be made at the following locations this week:

• Joplin: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. today through Friday, Joplin Donor Center, Northpark Mall, 101 N. Range Line Road.

• Arma, Kan.: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Northeast High School, 1003 E. South St.

• El Dorado: 1:30 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Church of Christ, 302 E. Hospital Road.

Details:, 800-280-5337. 

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