Donors are urged to help bolster local blood supplies

The blood shortage is continuing. Donors must be at least 17 years old, weigh at least 110 pounds and be in good health.

A photo identification is usually required. Blood can be given every 56 days. Sixteen-year-olds may donate with a signed parental consent form.

Thursday December 27th : Noon to 4 p.m., Clinton Community library, 1215 Centre Road, Rhinebeck.

Jan. 4: 1-6 p.m., Father Brogen Center, 3 Mulberry St., Rhinebeck.