OHI Sponsors Blood Drive This Friday
OHI (Ocean Health Initiatives), a federally qualified health care center, with locations in Lakewood, Toms River, and Manahawkin, is sponsoring a Blood Drive at 101 Second Street, Lakewood, Friday, September 20 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. to benefit the Central Jersey Blood Center.
Donors should drink water before donating blood. Donors must present a signature ID, be healthy, weigh at least 120 pounds, and have parental consent if 16 years of age.
Donors do not have to make an appointment, but scheduling a donation time would help. To make an appointment or for more information, contact Carmen at 732-263-6655 Ext. 8363 or visit www.cjbcblood.org and click on “Donate Now.”
About Ocean Health Initiatives
OHI is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) federally qualified health center (FQHC) with locations at 101 Second Street, Lakewood; and 301 Lakehurst Road, Toms River; and 333 Haywood Road, Manahawkin; and in the Clifton Avenue Elementary School, 625 Clifton Avenue, Lakewood; and the Mobile Medical Unit outside the George J. Mitchell Elementary School, 950 N. Green Street, Little Egg Harbor.
OHI provides comprehensive preventative and primary health and dental care to Ocean County uninsured and underinsured populations on a sliding-fee scale, based on an individual’s or family’s ability to pay. Services include pediatrics, maternal and child health, prenatal, WIC, universal immunizations behavioral health, dental, family medicine, internal medicine, OB/GYN, podiatry and social services.
OHI has a bilingual staff available to assist patients and callers. To become a patient of OHI, call a representative in the Call Center at either 732-552-0377, Toms River, or 732-363-6655, Lakewood. Visit www.ohinj.org. for further information.