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Community Blood Services & Kearny Health Department Partner to Help Save Lives


June 23, 2011

 

Kearny, NJ – Community Blood Services of NJ/NY is partnering with the Kearny Health Department to offer community members free health screenings on Thursday, June 23 as a joint commitment to their community’s health.

Screenings will be held between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. on the WeCare health & wellness bus in front of the health department, 645 Kearny Avenue.

The valuable health screenings, which will include non-fasting total cholesterol, non-fasting glucose, hemoglobin, blood pressure, pulse, and temperature, are being offered in hopes of helping community members maintain their good health and to identify abnormal results early enough to improve the outcome of any disease.

Community members are also invited to join The HLA bone marrow Registry at Community Blood Services as potential stem cell donors to help critically ill patients around the world.

For more information, call 201-705-1604. Visit www.communitybloodservices.com to find out more about Community Blood Services’ lifesaving programs and services, including its WeCare health program.

The not-for-profit Community Blood Services provides blood and blood products to patients in 25 hospitals in New Jersey and New York. It also operates lifesaving mobile blood drives throughout the region and has blood donation centers in Lincoln Park and Paramus in New Jersey and New Windsor, New York.


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