The West Chester Fire Department will host a blood drive this Tuesday at its headquarters located at 9119 Cincinnati-Dayton Road. The blood drive will begin at 10 a.m. and end at 2 p.m.
Donors must be at least 17 years old (or 16 with a signed Parental Consent Form, available online at cbccts.org), weigh at least 110 pounds and be in good general health. Community Blood Center asks that interested donors schedule an appointment by calling 1-800-388-GIVE or by visiting www.DonorTime.com (enter Sponsor Code 1328) to ensure desired donation times.
Donors must bring a photo ID with full name, along with a donor ID card (if available).
Meanwhile, the West Chester Police Department will staff a drop-off location for the National Prescription Drug Take Back Day Oct. 29. The medication disposal drop-off location will be at the Cornerstone United Methodist Church, which is located 7600 Princeton-Glendale Road just north of Tylersville Road.
Residents can drop off unwanted and unused prescription drugs between the hours of 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. No syringes or lancets will be accepted at this drop-off nor over-the-counter or syrup or liquid medications.