New Jersey Blood Services, a division of New York Blood Center (NYBC) is asking for help in maintaining an adequate supply of all blood types, especially O negative, the “universal” blood that can be transfused into anyone in an emergency. Current inventory is running below the desired target level for all types.
The upcoming blood-drive schedule is as follows:
Dec. 27, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. — New Brunswick Donor Center, 167 New St.;
Dec. 29, 1:30-7:30 p.m. — United Methodist Church, 47 N. Main St., Milltown;
Dec. 29, 2-9 p.m. — New Brunswick Donor Center, 167 New St.;
Dec. 30, 2-8 p.m. — Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 4589, 33 Daniel Road, Spotswood;
Dec. 30, noon-6 p.m. — Comfort Inn Hotel and Suites, 1275 Route 1 and 9 South, Avenel section of Woodbridge.
For more information, call 1-800-933- 2566 or log on to www.nybloodcenter.org.