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ELIH to host blood drive Feb. 23

“Be a hero to someone in need : Give blood.” The Red Cross says every blood donation can save three lives. It’s a quick and easy way to help out community members in need.

Eastern Long Island Hospital will hold a blood drive in its conference room on Thursday, Feb. 23  from 8:15 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. All donors will receive a $5 gift certificate to the ELIH corner shop or the greenhouse grill and a coupon for a free large sandwich with any McDonald’s purchase.
Eligibility Criteria:

• Bring ID with signature or photo.
• Minimum weight 110 lbs.
• Age 16 – 75 (16-year-olds must have parental permission. Age 76 and over need doctor’s note)
• Eat well (low fat) & drink fluids
• No tattoos for past 12 months

Walk-ins welcome or call to schedule an appointment, 631-477-5100.