Rob Purvis

FILE -- 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.


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Snowstorms Take Toll On NYC Blood Supply

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