1.13.2020

Old Bridge, NJ –  Jan. 13, 2020 — – The Old Bridge Public Library is hosting a Community Blood Drive sponsored by New Jersey Blood Services at the Library’s main branch on Wednesday, February 5th from 12:30pm to 6:30pm.  This drive is being conducted in observance of American Heart Month.

Donors can simply walk in or can log onto http://tinyurl.com/GiveBloodNJBS (sponsor code is 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 1-800-933-2566 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 three Best 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 is available 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.

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