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Legislative District 18

Posted on: April 29, 2021

Legislator Joshua Lafazan and Woodbury Jewish Center Announce Emergency Blood Drive

(WOODBURY, N.Y.) - Roll up your sleeves and help save lives on Thursday, April 29, 2021 with Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) by donating blood from 3 - 9 p.m. at the Woodbury Jewish Center, located at 200 South Woods Road, Woodbury, N.Y. 11797.

Eligible donors must have an ID with a signature or a photo, weigh at least 110 pounds, have had no tattoos in the last 12 months and be ages 16-75 years of age (16-year-old donors must have parental consent. Donors over age 76 must bring a doctor’s note.) O-negative and B-negative donors are especially needed in addition to all other blood types.

In compliance with COVID-19 prevention protocols, donors must wear a face mask or covering; have their temperature taken before donating; and must be 14 days symptom-free if they have recovered from COVID-19. Individuals that are currently observing self-quarantine restrictions or that have tested positive for COVID-19 or experienced symptoms in the last 14 days are not eligible to donate at this time.

To make an appointment, please contact Sharon Sliva at 516-790-1644 or, visit or call 1-800-933-BLOOD (25663). Walk-ins will be welcomed only if drive capacity permits.                                                           

For additional information, contact the New York Blood Center at 1-800-933-2566 or visit

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