The United Blood Services facility is currently on critical appeal for all negative blood types. Blood that is donated at the United Blood Services blood drive stays in the community.

Brownwood Regional Medical Center will host a blood drive from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6, at BRMC Classroom 1 and 2, 1501 Burnett Dr. Make an online appointment by calling (1-800) 756-0024 or visit www.bloodhero.com. Use sponsor code: BRMC. Appointments are recommended, but not required. Donors receive a free cholesterol screen, Chick-fil-A coupon, and reward points in the Hero In Me program.