The Nutley Department of Public Affairs and Health has partnered with Vitalant Blood Services of New Jersey to conduct community blood drive Thursday, Aug. 17, from 1 to 6 p.m., at 149 Chestnut St. (the Public Affairs office).
Although walk-ins are accepted, appointments are suggested and will be taken before walk-ins. All safety precautions will be in place to ensure the well-being of all donors and technicians. Please do not donate if you are sick or may have been exposed to the COVID-19 virus. Masks are optional. Donors must be between the ages of 16 and 76, weigh over 110 lbs and be in generally good health.
Donors should bring a photo ID, eat before donating and drink plenty of water.
New Jersey on a whole is experiencing critically low donation numbers, especially during the COVID_19 pandemic. There is an urgent need for type O-, O+ and B- blood, but all types are welcome and needed.
To schedule an appointment, visit www.cbsblood.org or call (877) 258-4825
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