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Posted on: July 19, 2019

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! Every donor will receive a coupon for a free large sandwich with any purchase at McDonald's.

Event Details

Date and Time

Thursday, August 15, 2019 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 Sandy at 631-451-9100 for additional information.
Call 1-800-688-0900 for medical eligibility questions.

More Information

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


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