OHI to Sponsor Blood Drive August 12 in Lakewood
In celebration of National Health Center Week 2016 (August 7-13), OHI (Ocean Health Initiatives), a federally qualified health center with locations in Ocean County, is sponsoring a Blood Drive at 101 Second Street, Lakewood, Friday, August 12 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. to benefit the Central Jersey Blood Center.
Donors must be healthy, at least 17 years old or be 16 with parental consent, weigh at least 120 pounds, and present a signature ID. Remember to eat and drink plenty of fluids before donating blood.
Appointments are optional but appreciated. To make an appointment or for more information, contact Carmen Lopez at 732-363-6655 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; 301 Lakehurst Road, Toms River; 333 Haywood Road, Manahawkin; Lakehurst Circle Center II, 686 Route 70 Lakehurst; a health center within the Clifton Avenue Elementary School, 625 Clifton Avenue, and Lakewood High School, 855 Somerset Avenue, Suite A, Lakewood; and a Mobile Medical Unit. The Lakewood and Manchester sites have pharmacies.
OHI provides comprehensive preventative and primary health and dental care to Ocean County’s insured, uninsured and underinsured populations. A sliding-fee scale is available, 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 732-363-6655. Visit www.ohinj.org for further information.