Published in Blood Weekly, October 12th, 2006
Potential donors in NYC, Long Island, New Jersey and the Hudson Valley are urged to call New York Blood Center or go to http://www.nybloodcenter.org/ to schedule a donation appointment as soon as possible.
"Our supply of blood was low all summer necessitating rationing to hospitals. But the situation grew worse in late August when donor rates were close to 30% behind goal," explained Dr. Robert Jones, President and CEO of New York Blood Center.
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