The Southampton Fire Department is hosting a blood drive from noon to 7 p.m. on Tuesday at their firehouse on Hampton Road and Narrow Lane in Southampton. Bring identification. For more information, call Jim Frankenbach at 631-283-2431.
Donors 76 and older can give blood if they meet all criteria and have a doctor’s note allowing them to do so. Donors must be at least 17 years old, or 16 with appropriate written permission from a parent or legal guardian. Form is available in both English and Spanish.
Visit the New York Blood Center website for a list what could exclude you from donating blood, or call 1-800-688-0900. Reasons include certain medications and medical conditions, drug use or recent travel to certain countries outside the United States.