Old Bridge, NJ – Oct. 16, 2018 – The Old Bridge Public Library is hosting a Community Blood Drive sponsored by New Jersey Blood Services at the Library’s main branch on Monday, October 29th from 12:30pm to 6:30pm.
Donors can simply walk in or can log onto http://tinyurl.com/donatebloodnjbs (group code: 67552) to make an appointment. To donate, people must be between 17 and 76 years old and weigh at least 110 pounds; 16-year-olds can donate with a parental consent form and those over 76 can donate with a doctor’s note. People with diabetes and blood pressure controlled by medication can donate. Most medications will not disqualify people from being eligible donors; potential donors can call 1-800-688-0900 or visit www.nybloodcenter.org for more information about eligibility requirements. Donors are encouraged to eat before coming, bring I.D. and proof of age, as well as their donor card or donor number if they have one. Light refreshments will be provided to those who donate.
The Old Bridge Public Library has consistently been voted one of the Best Three Public Libraries in Middlesex County by the readers of the Home News Tribune. The Library is open seven-days-a-week and is located at 1 Old Bridge Plaza at the corner of Rt. 516 and Cottrell Road in the Municipal Center. More information about this and other Library programs can be found at www.oldbridgelibrary.org or by calling 732-721-5600 x5033. The satellite Laurence Harbor branch is located at 277 Shoreland Circle; phone: 732-566-2227.