The following American Red Cross blood drives are open to the public: 

Today

11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Town Hall, Buxton

Wednesday

10 a.m. to 3 p.m., CIEE, Portland

11 a.m. to 4 p.m., FHC, Inc. Bowdoin

Thursday

Noon to 5 p.m., Elks Lodge, Saco

Friday

11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Comfort Inn, South Portland

1 to 6 p.m., Mason Oxford Lodge, Norway

Saturday

8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Town Hall, Berwick

8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Masonic Hall, New Gloucester

Monday

12:30 to 6 p.m., North Parish Church, Sanford

1 to 6 p.m., St. Matthew’s Church, Limerick

The Portland Donor Center, 524 Forest Ave., is open noon to 7 p.m. on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays; 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fridays; and 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the first and third Saturdays of each month.

Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston is open noon to 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays and 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fridays.

Platelet donors also are needed. For an appointment or more information, call 775-2367 or 1-800-482-0743.