Blood drives scheduled at Northern Dutchess Hospital



Rhinebeck, N.Y. –Northern Dutchess Hospital will once again partner with the American Red Cross to help people in urgent need of blood.


The hospital will host five blood drives this year. They are from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays on Feb. 3,  June 30, July  14, Sept. 1 and Dec. 1. The drives are held in the cafeteria conference room of the hospital, 6511 Springbrook Ave. Valet parking is available.


“I’m always impressed by the generosity of this community when it comes to donating blood,” said hospital volunteer services Manager Trish Napolitano, who has organized blood drives with the American Red Cross for 14 years.


To make a reservation to donate, call 845-871-3470 or sign up for an appointment at the American Red Cross website: Walk-ins are welcome.