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Peconic Bay Medical Center will host a blood drive on Aug. 13 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the hospital’s conference rooms A, B and C. For more information, or to reserve a time slot, call Olivia Basaly at 631-548-6804.

Every donation of a pint of blood can save up to three lives according to the American Red Cross.

Eligibility Criteria:

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


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