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Red Cross sets blood drives

BOLTON LANDING - The American Red Cross has set a blood drive for Friday Feb. 5 at the Bolton Town Hall.

All eligible and new blood donors are encouraged to give blood at his event, planned for noon to 5 p.m.

"Blood donors are needed everyday to ensure an adequate blood supply for patients," an event sponsor said.

For more information contact American Red Cross at 1-800-RED CROSS.

This drive is in addition to a blood drive set for 1- 6 p.m. Feb. 12 at the Pottersville Fire hall, mentioned in an article elsewhere in this newspaper.

Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments are recommended. Individuals who are at least 17 years of age (16 with parental permission), weigh at least 110 pounds and are in generally good health may be eligible to donate blood. High school students and donors 18 years of age and younger also have to meet certain height and weight requirements. Identification is required at the time of donation.

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