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18

Kick Off the New Year By Giving Blood - Adirondack Regional Blood Center Drive Plans Community Blood Drives

 

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.

  • Thursday, January 2, Lowes, Plattsburgh 1 to 4 p.m.

  • Monday, January 6, Riley Ford, Noon to 3 p.m.

  • Tuesday, January 7, Brushton-Moira American Legion, 4 to 7 p.m.

  • Wednesday, January 8, NYS Police Barracks, Plattsburgh, 7 to 11 a.m.

  • Thursday, January 9, Northern Insuring Agency, Plattsburgh, 9 a.m. to Noon

  • Thursday, January 9, Momot Trailer Sales, 60 Trade Rd., Plattsburgh, 1 to 3 p.m.

  • Monday, January 13, District 3 Fire Department Wallace Hill Road, 4 to 7 p.m.

  • Tuesday, January 14, Malone Callfireman Station, 2 to 6 p.m.

  • Wednesday, January 15, Beekmantown High School, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

  • Monday, January 20, Essex Fire Department, co-sponsor Masonic Lodge, 4 to 7 p.m.

  • Wednesday, January 22, Plattsburgh Rehab and Nursing Center, Bushey Blvd. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

  • Thursday, January 23, St. Peter’s Emmaus Room, Plattsburgh, hosted by Knights of Columbus, 4 to 7 p.m.

  • Monday, January 27, Willsboro Fire Department, 3 to 6 p.m.

  • Tuesday, January 28, Bloomingdale Fire Department, 3:30 to 6:30 p.m.

  • Thursday, January 30, Black Brook Town Hall, 3 to 7 p.m.

  • Friday, January 31, Clinton County Government Center, first floor meeting room, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

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.

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About Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital
The University of Vermont Health Network - Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital (CVPH) is a private, not-for profit hospital in Plattsburgh, NY.  Established in 1967 with the merger of Champlain Valley and Physicians Hospitals, CVPH joined Fletcher Allen Partners in 2012, which in 2014 became The University of Vermont Health Network.  Together with its partner hospitals, the UVM Medical Group and a home health agency, CVPH provides high quality, cost effective care, close to home. Services include an award winning cardiac services program, accredited cancer center, freestanding ambulatory surgery center, comprehensive rehabilitation services and a 24 hour physician-staffed Emergency Department.  Governed by a 15-member Board of Directors, CVPH is accredited by the Joint Commission and licensed by New York State and Medicare/Medicaid Approved.  Learn more at UVMHealth.org/CVPH or follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube.

 

        

 

 

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 affiliates remains committed to its local community by providing compassionate, personal care shaped by the latest medical advances and delivered by highly skilled experts.