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Old Bridge Library to hold blood drive May 2

The Old Bridge Library will hold a community blood drive sponsored by New Jersey Blood Services from 12:30-6:30 p.m. on May 2 at the main branch, 1 Old Bridge Plaza, at the intersection of Cottrell Road and Route 516, Old Bridge.

Donors can walk in or make an appointment at 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. 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.

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