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Winter Storms Bleeding Blood Banks Dry

The string of snowstorms in recent weeks has forced the cancellation of many blood drives and deterred potential donors from visiting centers.


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FDNY Honors Life-Saving Bone Marrow Donors

FDNY Commissioner Salvatore Cassano and the New York Blood Center added the names of 13 bone marrow donors to the “Honor Roll of Life” at the 10th annual induction ceremony for the blood center Wednesday.


A woman donates blood at the New York Blood Center (credit:  Mario Tama/Getty Images)

NY Blood Center Issues Call For Donors

Blood Center Vice President Rob Purvis says supplies tend to dwindle when schools let out and people go on vacation.


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Blood, Platelet Donations Needed During Holiday Season

It’s that time of the year when people take breaks from school and work and when blood and platelet donation levels become vulnerable.


A woman donates blood at the New York Blood Center (credit:  Mario Tama/Getty Images)

A Guide To Blood Drives In The Tri-State Area

Did you know that there would need to be over 2,000 volunteer blood donations each day to meet the transfusion needs of patients in Tri-State area hospitals? Here are some of the blood drives happening in our area.

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Mayor Bloomberg donates blood in Mayor’s Office Blood Drive. (Photo Credit: Spencer T Tucker/Flickr/nycmayorsoffice)

Mayor Bloomberg Donates Pint Of Blood To New York Blood Center

Mayor Michael Bloomberg said it doesn’t take much to make a difference, all you have to do is “just sit there.”


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‘Black Sunday’ Survivor Reminds Public To Donate Blood

The West Haverstraw Volunteer Fire House is hosting a blood drive on Saturday from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.


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Snowstorms Take Toll On NYC Blood Supply

The New York Blood Center is issuing an emergency appeal for donors.