For the 39th year in a row, the Our Lady of the Snow Church Parish Outreach will host a community blood drive, in conjunction with Long Island Blood Services, on Monday, October 1 from 2 p..m. to 8 p.m. at the church located on Blue Point Avenue in Blue Point.
Any person, ages 16 to 75, weighing at least 110 pounds, who is ingood health and who has not donated blood in the past six weeks, is eligible to give blood. Sixteen-year olds must have an official Blood Drive Permission form signed by a parent. Adults over the age of 76 must have a note from their physician that they are able to donate blood.
All donors must provide either a photo ID or a blood donor card.
Appointments will be honored on schedule; “walk-ins” welcome on a “stand-by” basis.
For more information or to make an appointment to donate blood, please call Parish Outreach at (631) 363-2417. For any specific medical questions, please call LI Blood Services at 1-800-933-BLOOD.