Hospital to Host Blood Drive Wednesday, February 18, 2009

January 5, 2009

Helen Hayes Hospital in West Haverstraw will host a Blood Drive on Wednesday, February 18, 2009, from 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM in the hospital’s auditorium.

There is a critical need for donors in the Hudson Valley regions. All eligible donors are urgently encouraged to come out and donate blood. Fasting is not necessary.

Employees, volunteers, visitors, and community members are invited to donate blood. No appointment is necessary. Donors should be healthy, between the ages of 17 and 75, weigh at least 110 pounds and not have donated blood in the last 56 days. People over the age of 75 may also participate by presenting a physician’s letter of approval. Donors must have a form of identification, such as an employee ID or driver’s license.

For further information, please call 845-786-4814.