Blood Drive Information

Centereach, NY, Centereach Fire Department will be hosting an New York Blood Center sponsored Blood Drive on Monday, June 25th from 3:00 PM until 9:00 PM at 9 South Washington Avenue, Centereach, NY 11720, the firehouse headquarters.
Members of the local community and surrounding areas are encouraged to attend the event and share with their friends and family.
Every 2 seconds, someone in the US needs blood.  Every day approximately 36,000 units of blood are needed in the US.  Blood donating is a quick and easy process and could help save a life.

Eligibility

Need Photo ID

Minimum 110 lbs.

Age 16 – 75 (16 years old must need parental permission, 76 and over need physician approval)

Eat Well (low fat) Drink Fluids

No Tattoos in last 12 months

for questions concerning medical eligibility call 1-800-688-0900

 

The IMPORTANCE of Blood Donation:

“Every 2 seconds, someone in the US needs blood.” Supplies are often running low.

The IMPORTANCE of Bone Marrow & “Cheek Swabbing”

You could be a perfect match to someone fighting blood cancers like leukemia and other marrow diseases.  Give someone the greatest gift of all.

For more information visit: https://bethematch.org/transplant-basics/how-marrow-donation-works/

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