Vitalant, formerly United Blood Services, will be in Park Rapids for the annual May blood drive. This critical care event will be held from noon to 5:30 p.m. Monday, May 18, 12:15 p.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 19 and 8:15 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. Wednesday, May 20 at the Park Rapids American Legion. Organizers hope to get at least 100 volunteers to roll up their sleeves and donate blood.

Appointments are REQUIRED at this time to abide by self distancing guidelines. Face coverings/masks are also REQUIRED at this time.

Click on the link below or call Vitalant at 1-877-25-VITAL, text Katie at 701-799-5742 or call Lynn at 320-333-652.

There is always a need for blood and only volunteer donors can fulfill that need for patients in the community. Every 2 seconds, someone needs blood. Most of us will need blood in our lifetime. You have the power to save up to three lives with one donation.