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


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9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Maine Medical Center, Portland

10 a.m. to 3 p.m., St. Joseph’s College, Standish

Noon to 6 p.m., Franklin Memorial Hospital, Farmington


10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Hyde School, Bath

Noon to 6 p.m., University of New England Finley Center, Portland

1 to 6 p.m., Bill Dodge Hyundai, Brunswick


8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Morse High School, Bath

1 to 6:45 p.m., University of New England, Biddeford


1 to 6 p.m., YMCA, Boothbay

1 to 6:45 p.m., University of New England, Biddeford


10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Cinemagic Grand, South Portland


8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saint Ignatius Hall, Sanford

9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Tractor Supply, Lewiston

9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Mid Coast Presbyterian Church, Topsham


Noon to 5 p.m., Gibson Recreation Center Fryeburg

1 to 6 p.m., West Scarborough United Methodist Church, Scarborough


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. Donations by appointment. For information, call 775-2367 or 1-800-482-0743.