(WOODBURY, N.Y.) - Roll up your sleeves and help save lives on Tuesday, May 11 with Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) and community partner Home Depot Syosset by donating blood from 2 - 8 p.m. at the Syosset Fire Department, 50 Cold Spring Road, Syosset N.Y. 11791.
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, email firstname.lastname@example.org, visit https://donate.nybc.org/donor/schedules/drive_schedule/291635 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 www.nybc.org/coronavirus.