The American Red Cross is calling on healthy individuals of all blood types to donate blood or platelets.
The organization notes that Hurricanes Florence and Michael forced the cancellation of nearly 200 blood drives across the south, making more urgent the need for fresh donations.
The schedule of upcoming Red Cross blood drives in Oneida County is as follows:
Oriskany — Nov. 1 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Oriskany High School, 1312 Utica St.
Camden — Nov. 5 from 1 to 6 p.m. at Camden Methodist Church, 132 Main St.
Boonville — Nov. 8, from noon to 6 p.m. at Adirondack Central School’s chorus building, Route 294.
Clinton — Nov. 9 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at Hamilton College Fitness Center, 198 College Hill Road.
Verona — Nov. 9 from 1 to 6 p.m. at Verona First Presbyterian Church, Main Street.