Town collects blood donations for hospitals

man donating blood with three town officials

Supervisor Joseph Saladino (far left), Receiver of Taxes Jeff Pravato (back center) and Town Clerk Rich LaMarca (far right) join a local resident in donating blood

To help hospitals meet the pressing need for blood, the Town of Oyster Bay partnered with the New York Blood Center to host a blood donation drive at the Hicksville Athletic Center.

“Blood donations are extremely important to help secure necessary blood transfusions for patients. As blood supplies remain critically low, this blood collection drive, one of the largest in our area, was critical for our local hospitals,” said Town Supervisor Joseph Saladino. “Just one pint of blood can save up to three lives. I thank everyone who donated the gift of life at our blood drive.”

To donate blood today, visit for more information and to make an appointment.


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