On Wednesday, January 2, 2013, from noon till 6 p.m., the Roselle Park Community January Blood Drive will take place at the Roselle Park First Aid Squad (RPFAS), located at 535 Laurel Avenue.
Anyone wanting to donate blood should be in generally good health, weigh at least 110 pounds, and be 17 years of age or older. Donors who are 16-years-old can donate with written parental consent. Those between the ages of 16 and 18 will have additional height/weight requirements. Donors are asked to bring identification as well as have had plenty to eat and drink. Walk-ins are welcome.
Anyone interested in finding out more information on eligibility can contact New Jersey Blood Services, a division of New York Blood Center, by calling (800) 933-2566 or by visiting their website at www.nybloodcenter.org (link).