An opportunity to give blood is coming Thursday.

The Red Cross will hold a Blood Drive Thursday, November 7th from 1:00 pm - 5:30 pm at Cannon Memorial Hospital in Linville, and another on Wednesday December 4th from 10:00 am - 2:30 pm at Watauga Medical Center in Boone.

You can make an appointment at and enter in the sponsor code: Watauga Medical Center or Cannon Memorial Hospital, or call 1-800-RED-CROSS.