April 2, 2013

Health Notes: April 2, 2013

Blood drives hosted around region in April

PLATTSBURGH — The North Country Regional Blood Center is partnering with many businesses and organizations to hold numerous blood drives this month. 

Here is the schedule: 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. today, Essex County Department of Social Services; 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Thursday, SUNY Plattsburgh’s Angell Center; 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Friday, Clinton Community College, Plattsburgh; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, April 8, Champlain Centre mall, Plattsburgh; 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, April 8, Willsboro Fire Department; 3 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 9, Whiteface Mountain Masonic Lodge blood drive at Saranac Lake Senior Center; 11 a.m. to 3 p.m Thursday, April 11, North Country Community College, Malone; noon to 3 p.m. Thursday, April 11, Jeffords Steel, Plattsburgh; 8:30 to 12:30 p.m. Friday, April 12, Clinton County Government Center, Plattsburgh; 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, April 15, West Chazy Fire Department; 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 16, Brushton-Moira American Legion Post 939; 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, April 18, Cumberland 12, Plattsburgh; 3:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday, April 18, Mooers Fire Department; 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, April 19, Saranac High School; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 24, State Police, Malone barracks; 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 24, West Chazy Masonic Lodge, Fraternal 155; 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, April 25, AuSable Forks Volunteer Ambulance Service; 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, April 26, U.S. Olympic Training Center, Old Military Road Lake Placid; 2 to 7 p.m. Monday, April 29, Sons of the American Legion Post 1619 West Plattsburgh; 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, April 29, Essex Fire Department; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 30, Miner Institute, Chazy; 3:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 30, Rouses Point Fire Department. 

For more information about sponsoring a drive or becoming a blood donor, call 562-7406 or go to To learn more about the bone marrow registry, go to or email

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