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Adirondack Regional Blood Center Drive Plans Community Blood Drives - Many opportunities to give blood provided by local businesses, groups

Adirondack Regional Blood Center Drive Plans
Community Blood Drives
Many opportunities to give blood provided by local
businesses, groups

 

PLATTSBURGH, NY (11/06/2019) – Partnering with several businesses, agencies and communities groups, the Adirondack Regional Blood Center, a program of the University of Vermont Health Network – Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital (CVPH), is conducting several blood drives open to the community this month. 

Here is a list of the November blood drives:

  • Thursday, November 7, Mooers Fire Department, 3:30 to 7 p.m.

  • Friday, November 8, Clinton County ARC, New York Road, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

  • Monday, November 11, Essex Fire Department co-sponsored by the Masonic Lodge, 4 to 7 p.m.,

  • Tuesday, November 12, Plattsburgh State University Angell Center Cardinal Lounge, 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

  • Wednesday, November 13, Massena Memorial Hospital, 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

  • Thursday, November 14, hosted by the American Legion at the Elizabethtown Fire Department, 3 to 6 p.m.

  • Monday, November 18, West Chazy Fire Department, 4 to 7 p.m.

  • Tuesday, November 19, Malone Callfiremen Station, 2 to 6 p.m.

  • Wednesday, November 20, St. Lawrence County Human Services Center, 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

  • Friday, November 22, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Headquarters, Ray Brook, 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

  • Monday, November 25, Morrisonville Ambulance Service, Banker Road.,4 to 7 p.m.

    Monday, November 25, Willsboro Fire Department, 3 to 6 p.m.

  • Tuesday, November 26, Butcher Block, Adirondack Room, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

  • Wednesday, November 27, CVPH Lab Conference Room, Miner Medical Arts Building, 214 Cornelia St., 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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Walk-ins are always welcome at The Donor Center, located at 85 Plaza Blvd. Regular hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.  

Blood collected by the Adirondack Regional Blood Center stays in the North Country, helping hundreds of people in this region at hospitals in Elizabethtown, Plattsburgh, Malone, Massena, Saranac Lake and Glens Falls. Its success rests on the generosity of donors and sponsors.  

To be eligible to donate blood, a person must be in good health and at least 17 years of age. The minimum weight requirement is 110 lbs. All donors must pass a physical and health history exam conducted at the drive prior to donation. A valid ID is required.  Whole blood can be donated once every eight weeks (56 days). 

Learn more about the Adirondack Regional Blood Center, giving blood and becoming a sponsor at UVMHealth.org/GiveBlood or call (518) 562-7406. 

 

About The University of Vermont Health Network

The University of Vermont Health Network is an integrated system serving the residents of Vermont and northern New York with a shared mission: working together, we improve people’s lives.  The partners are:

 

Our 4,000 health care professionals are driven to provide high‐quality, cost‐efficient care as close to home as possible. Strengthened by our academic connection to the University of Vermont, each of our hospitals remains committed to its local community by providing compassionate, personal care shaped by the latest medical advances and delivered by highly skilled experts.