The Community Blood Center will hold a blood drive Tuesday, April 27, from 1:30 to 5 p.m. at the Conover Community Center, located at 4665 Highway K in Conover.

Blood donors must be at least 17 years old (or 16 years old with parental permission), weigh at least 110 pounds, be in general good health and have a photo ID.

Donors are encouraged to eat a regular meal and drink plenty of fluids.

In order to keep physical distance between donors, appointments are requested. To make an appointment, call The Community Blood Center at 1-(800) 280-4102.

The Community Blood Center provides 100% of the local blood needed by the Ascension hospitals in Eagle River, Tomahawk, Merrill and Rhinelander, as well as Howard Young Medical Center in Woodruff.