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Posted on: November 20, 2018

Blood Drive

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Your donation will help to save up to three lives. Our community hospitals need your help. Please share this lifesaving gift!


Event Details

Date and Time

Wednesday, December 19, 2018 from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm.

Location

Town Hall
1 Independence Hill, Farmingville, NY 11738

Facts

  • 2 SECONDS: How often someone needs blood
  • 42 DAYS: Shelf life of donated red blood cells
  • 5 DAYS: Shelf life of donated platelets
  • 56 DAYS: How often you can donate
  • 17%: Number of non-donors who cite “never thought about it” as the main reason for not donating blood

Eligibility Criteria

  • Bring ID with signature or photo
  • Minimum weight 110 lbs.
  • Age 16 – 75 (16 year old donors must have parental permission. Age 76 and over need doctor’s note)
  • Eat well (low fat) and drink fluids
  • No tattoos for past 12 months

Learn More

Contact Us

Call 1-800-688-0900 for more information.

More Information

Visit the New York Blood Center website to learn more about donating blood.



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