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


10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Southern Maine Community College, South Portland


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


9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Mercy Hospital, Portland

10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sweetser, Brunswick


Noon to 6 p.m., Gibson Recreation Center, Fryeburg


10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Funtown, Saco


8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Mason Village 26, Bowdoinham

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


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

12:30 to 5:30 p.m., Elm Street Congregational Church, Camden

1 to 6 p.m., North Yarmouth Academy, Yarmouth

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.