Local emergency services participate in Sirens for Life drive

July 24, 2013

Sirens for Life

Cornwall and area emergency service providers are joining forces to help spread the word about the Canadian Blood Services’ Sirens for Life Blood Donor Clinic on Tuesday, August 6th.

The goal of Sirens for Life is to encourage residents to roll up their sleeves and give the gift of life during a particularly busy time of the year.

“The need is great during the summer months so we’re trying to match supply with demand,” said Chief Myles Cassidy of Cornwall SDG Emergency Medical Services.

In addition to Cornwall SDG EMS, other participating agencies include the Cornwall Community Police Service, Cornwall Fire Department, OPP, RCMP and Akwesasne Mohawk Police.

The Blood Donor Clinic will be held on Tuesday, August 6th from 12 pm to 3:30 pm and 5 pm to 7:30 pm in Salons A, B and C of the Civic Complex. To book an appointment please call 1-888-2-DONATE or visit www.blood.ca.


 

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