Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Hamilton Blood Drive

The COVID-19 pandemic has left blood bank inventories dangerously low. Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Hamilton is asking its employees and community members to donate blood or platelets to help replenish the blood supply in New Jersey.

All donors will receive a lunch voucher, a tee shirt and be entered into a raffle to win a$100 gift card. Platelet donors also receive a $10 Shop Rite gift card. All donors are required to wear a mask. You are NOT currently eligible to donate blood if you have been exposed to or cared for someone who has tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 14 days. Social distancing guidelines and additional disinfecting procedures are in effect. Bring a photo ID and be sure to eat and drink prior to donating.

Medical eligibility questions should be referred to RWJUH Donor Services at 732-235-8100 ext. 248. Appointments are ENCOURAGED and available at or by calling 732-235-8100 ext. 221.

WHAT: Blood & Platelet Drive

WHO: Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Hamilton

WHEN: Tuesday, August 24, 2021 from 11:30 am – 5:30 pm

WHERE: Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Hamilton Roma Bank Café, 1 Hamilton Health Place, Hamilton, NJ 08690

Contact Information
  1. RWJUH Donor Services
  2. 732-235-8100 ext 221
Tue, August 24
11:30 am — 5:30 pm
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The COVID-19 pandemic has left blood bank inventories dangerously low. Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Hamilton is asking its employees and community members to donate blood or platelets to help replenish the blood supply in New Jersey.

All donors will receive a lunch voucher, a tee shirt and be entered into a raffle to win a$100 gift card. Platelet donors also receive a $10 Shop Rite ...

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Hamilton, NJ 08690

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