The New Jersey Blood Services, a Division of New York Blood Center, will be hosting a blood drive event at Montclair Women's Club, located at 82 Union Street, on Thursday, May 13 from 1 to 7 p.m.

"It’s been a very challenging year for us not been able to count on the support of our corporates, high schools and colleges groups running blood drives," Rosana Tabakci, New Jersey Blood Services' account manager, said. "Our blood supply is reaching critical levels and we need help to continue supplying our hospitals needs for blood."

Appointments are recommended but walk-ins will be available. To make an appointment go to and use sponsor code 71133, or text 917-699-9073.

Interested donors must bring their donor cards or photo IDs, rest before donating blood wear masks or face coverings at all times. They will have their temperatures taken, and must be 14 days symptom-free if they are recovering from COVID-19.

Interested donors who have positive COVID-19 diagnoses or who have experienced symptoms of COVID-19 in the last 14 days, and are currently on self-quarantine, are unable to donate blood.

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