Community Blood Bank in Sioux Falls supplies blood for 36 area hospitals.  The active cold and flu season and the outbreak of COVID-19 have put a major strain on the blood supply in the region.  All blood types are needed now.

For information on who can donate, visit the Blood Bank's website. or call 877-877-3070.

Emergency pop-up community blood drive locations for the week of March 22-28:

Tuesday, March 24- Brookings Health System (300 22nd Ave), Brookings, SD: 7:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Wednesday, March 25- Osceola Regional Health Center (600 North 9th Ave.), Sibley, IA: 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Wednesday, March 25- Siouxland Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery (6401 S. Minnesota Ave), Sioux Falls, SD:7:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Friday, March 27- Hy-Vee (W. 26th St. & Marion Ave.), Sioux Falls, SD: 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Tuesday, March 31- Remedy Brewing Co. (401 E. Eighth St.) Sioux Falls, SD: 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Wednesday, April 1- Viborg Community Center (101 E. Sorenson St.), Viborg, SD: 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Monday, April 6- Stan Houston Equipment (3020 W. 12th St.), Sioux Falls, SD: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Thursday, April 9- Our Savior’s Lutheran Church (1010 8th St.), Brookings, SD: 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Tuesday, April 14- Pizza Ranch (2717 W. 41st St.), Sioux Falls, SD:11:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Avera McKennan Donor Room (Avera McKennan Plaza 2, 1301 S. Cliff Ave., 3rd floor, donor parking by valet area) Sioux Falls, SD: Monday – Thursday: 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Sanford USD Medical Center Donor Room (1305 W. 18th St. / Main Hospital Locken Lobby, Donors are to use valet parking), Sioux Falls, SD: Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday: 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Source: Dakota News Now

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