Today – NEWTECH Skills Center (Spokane Skills Center), 4141 N. Regal St., 8 a.m.-2 p.m.; Coeur d’Alene High School, 5530 N. Fourth St., Coeur d’Alene, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.; Eastern Washington University, Pence Union Building, Cheney, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Wednesday – Bonners Ferry High School, 6485 Tamarack Lane, Bonners Ferry, Idaho, 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m.; Chewelah Civic Center, 301 E. Clay Ave., Chewelah, Wash., noon-5:30 p.m.
Thursday – Mt. Spokane High School, 6015 E. Mt. Spokane Park Drive, Mead, 8 a.m.-2 p.m.; Whitman Hospital and Medical Center, Administration Annex, 1200 W. Fairview St., Colfax, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; Guardian Life Insurance Company of America, 777 E. Magnesium Road, 10 a.m.-noon.
Friday – Kootenai County Courthouse, 451 N. Government Way, Coeur d’Alene, 7:30 a.m.-noon; Bonner General Hospital, 520 N. Third Ave., Sandpoint, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.; Washington State University Alpha Chi Omega Sorority, 735 NE Monroe St., Pullman, 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Saturday – No blood drives today.
Sunday – No blood drives today.
Monday – Mead High School, 302 W. Hastings Road, Mead, 8:15 a.m.-2:15 p.m.; Deary High School, 502 First Ave., Deary, Idaho, 12:45-4 p.m.
The largest drive for the week of April 12-18 was held at Carrington College, Gateway Complex, 10102 E. Knox Ave., Suite 200, Spokane Valley, with 72 units donated.
The Inland Northwest Blood Center, 210 W. Cataldo, is open for donors Monday, Friday and Saturday from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. The blood center provides an average of 150 units of blood and blood components per day to patients in more than 30 area hospitals. For more information, call (509) 624-0151 or visit www.inbcsaves.org.>
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