What better way to celebrate Valentine’s Day, this day of all things red and heart-related, than to give blood?
Phelps Memorial Hospital Center is holding a special V-Day blood drive on Feb. 14 from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Westchester Marriott, 670 White Plains Road, Tarrytown.
In order to donate blood, a person must be in good general health and:
- Be at least 17 years old. (A person 16 years of age may donate blood with parental consent.)
- Weigh 110 pounds or more
- Have not donated within the previous 8 weeks
- Present official form of identification, preferably one that shows signature and /or photo.
Contact Milicent Allen to sign up: (914) 333-1270.
Every three seconds someone in the United States needs a lifesaving blood transfusion. There is no substitute for human blood, so when you donate blood, you are truly giving a "Gift of Life."
Read this and many other donor facts on the Phelps Memorial Hospital Center’s Blood Donor Services page, where you can also sign up to give.
Phelps is also happy to have donors each and every weekday, here's directions and hours:
Phelps' Blood Donor Room is located in Suite 265 in the new Medical Services Building, 755 North Broadway, on the Phelps Memorial Hospital campus in Sleepy Hollow. We will gratefully accept blood donations:
- Monday and Thursday, 9 am - 5 pm;
- Tuesday and Wednesday, 9 am - 8 pm;
- Friday, 9 am - 3 pm.
If you have any questions about becoming a donor or about the donating process, or if you would like to make an appointment to give the gift of life, please call 914-366-3916.