SOMERS, N.Y. -- The annual Somers Women's Club Blood Drive will be from 9 a.m. until 2:45 p.m. on Saturday, March 14 at the Somers Intermediate School, 240 Route 202.
The drive won't be canceled due to bad weather.
This blood drive for the New York Center, Hudson Valley Region benefits 20 hospitals in the area. Donations also may be distributed to any of the 200 hospitals between eastern Long Island and Albany, depending on need.
This drive is collecting whole blood. The waiting period between donations is 56 days for whole blood and 112 days for double red cell donations. A picture ID is required for registration on the day of donation. Questions about eligibility to donate can be directed to 800-688-0900.
Volunteers from the Somers Women's Club will be telephoning past donors to remind them of this year's date and to try scheduling specific times for donors to minimize waiting time.
Donations also may be scheduled online at www.nybloodcenter.org or by calling 800-933-2566.
For any other questions, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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