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


12:30 to 5:30 p.m., Elm Street Congregational Church, 55 Elm St., Camden


8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Erskine Academy, 309 Windsor Road, South China

1 to 6 p.m., YMCA, 261 Townsend Ave., Boothbay

The Portland Blood Donation Center, 524 Forest Ave., Portland, is open 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fridays and 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays. The donation center at Central Maine Medical Center, 300 Main St., Lewiston, is open noon to 7 p.m. on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Fridays. To make an appointment to donate blood, please call 1-800-RED CROSS or go online to