Knights of Columbus Monsignor Joseph F. Loreti Council 3240 will be sponsoring an emergency summer community blood drive on Saturday, August 26th, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Community Blood Services, an organization that has been serving our community’s transfusion medicine needs for more than 60 years, will be administering the procedures. Criteria for those who wish to donate blood are the following:
- You are in good health
- You are at least 16 years old; 16 and 17 year olds need to have parental consent forms and proof of age
- You weigh at least 110 pounds
- You have diabetes, asthma or high blood pressure but it is under control
- You have not donated blood in the last 56 days (112 days if your last donation was double red cells)
The drive will take place at lower Chiego Hall of Church of the Assumption.
Appointments can be scheduled by contacting Community Blood Services at (201) 251-3703 or by scheduling it online (link).
Lower Chiego Hall is across the parking lot of Church of the Assumption, which is located on West Westfield Avenue at Chiego Place.