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Great Neck Library and LI Blood Services Community BLOOD DRIVE

Thursday February 28, 2019
1:30 PM until 7:30 PM


Great Neck Library, Long Island Blood Services Community Blood Drive

Thursday, February 28, 2019        159 Bayview Ave, Great Neck         1:30 p.m. ~ 7:30 p.m.

URGENT NEED

The New York Blood Center has announced an Emergency Appeal for Blood Donors

Winter storms, frigid temperatures and widespread flu are making it harder for New York and New Jersey communities to maintain their critical blood supply.  Cancelled blood drives and reduced donor turnout throughout January have resulted in substantially fewer blood donations than what is needed to meet the needs of patients in the hospitals served by New York Blood Center.  Donations are thousands below what is needed to maintain an ideal 6-7 day supply of blood. Currently, New York Blood Center has just a 3-4 day supply with types O- and B- at critically low levels.

 

Donor Requirements -

  • Bring DONOR CARD or ID with photo or signature
  • Age Requirements: 16-75 (16 years of age need parental consent, 76 and older need doctor’s note)
  • Minimum weight 110 lbs
  • Eat well & drink fluids before donating
  • No new tattoos for the past 12 months.

Walk-ins welcome!

For questions regarding medical eligibility, call (800) 688-0900.

To make an appointment, or for more information please call (516) 466-8055 ext. 208/254

Heroes Wanted!  Blood donors like you can help meet the daily transfusion needs of cancer and surgery patients, accident and burn victims, newborns and mothers delivering babies, AIDS and sickle cell anemia patients, and many more.  Give the gift of life today.

Save the best gift for after the holidays .......... Give the Gift of a Lifetime! ...... Give Blood.

 

Location: Main Library Community Room
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