A number of blood drives are scheduled throughout Milwaukee County during the month of July, including one in Wauwatosa.

From 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, July 9, county residents can donate blood at St. Bernard's Parish, 7474 Harwood Ave., according to a news release from the BloodCenter of Wisconsin.

Donors may schedule an appointment by calling 877-232-4376 or by visiting Appointments are preferred but walk-in donors are welcome.

Anyone age 17 or older — age 16 with parental consent — in general good health who meets eligibility requirements is encouraged to donate blood. Donors should bring a photo ID that includes their birth date.

The following are other blood donation dates scheduled throughout Milwaukee County during July:

·Oak Creek: 2 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 6, commons area at St. Stephen Congregation, 1441 W. Oakwood Road.

·Milwaukee: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 13 at Zablocki VA Medical Center, hospital room 3435, 5000 W. National Ave.

·Greendale: 1 to 6 p.m. Friday, July 22 at Southridge Mall, Community Rooms A & B, 5300 S. 76th St.

·Milwaukee: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, July 24 at American Serb Memorial Hall, President's Room, 5101 W. Oklahoma Ave.

·Milwaukee: 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 26 at U.S. Bank, Galleria Conference Room, 777 E. Wisconsin Ave.

·Milwaukee: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, July 29 at Milwaukee Fire & Police Training Academy, 6680 N. Teutonia Ave.

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