The Family YMCA of Emporia-Greensville is hosting a blood drive with the American Red Cross on Sept. 16 from noon to 6 p.m.

The YMCA hosts a blood drive every 56 days, the most recent being in mid-July.

Due to the on-going COVID-19 pandemic, the blood drive is being held by appointment only. However, a spokesperson for the YMCA said that there are only a handful of available appointments remaining.

The Family YMCA of Emporia-Greensville is located at 212 Weaver Ave., Emporia.