The American Red Cross continues to face an emergency blood shortage. All eligible donors are urged to give now.

Currently, the Red Cross has less than a three-day supply of most blood types available and less than a two-day supply of type O blood.

The Dodge Veterans Club, 243 Oak St., in Dodge will be hosting a blood drive from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday. Hy-Vee in Fremont will be having a blood drive from noon to 6 p.m. on Monday.

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Those who help alleviate the blood shortage by donating now through Aug. 29 will receive a $5 Amazon.com gift card via email.

To schedule an appointment to donate blood, download the Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit www.redcrossblood.org or call 800-733-2767.

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