Blood Shortage Nears Crisis Level – Please Give Now

Most people enjoy many summer activities, but summer is also a time of increased accidents, trauma incidents, and other mishaps that result in a desperate need for blood. Alyssa Drown, the marketing manager of Central Jersey Blood Center (CJBC), said, “Right now we are facing a frightening shortage of something that only people can supply […]

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Celebrating World Blood Donor Day

WASHINGTON, DC—This week, the world celebrated individuals who donate blood and thus save the lives of thousands every year. Along with the celebration comes the reminder that, as summer nears, blood donations often take a tumble with vacations and other summer activities overtaking the nation’s attention. “One pint of blood can save up to three […]

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Healthcare Ready Webinar

Healthcare Ready has partnered with the Near Southwest Preparedness Alliance and the MESH Coalition to present a webinar on the New CMS Emergency Preparedness Rule. The webinar will be presented by Emily Lord, Executive Director, Healthcare Ready and Craig Camidge, Executive Director, Near Southwest Preparedness Alliance. Learn more about the webinar here. When: Tuesday, December […]

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Vote For First Responders With Your Blood Donation

Boots vs. Badges vs. Bandages  It’s summer and that means blood donations are in short supply while the demand for blood is skyrocketing! As an incentive, Central Jersey Blood Center (CJBC), 494 Sycamore Avenue, Shrewsbury, N.J., is sponsoring a “Boots vs. Badges vs. Bandages” blood drive, its first annual First Responders program, from Saturday, August […]

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Urgent Need For Blood Donation

We are experiencing critically low levels of ALL blood types after the holiday. Our role is to collect the necessary units to provide local hospitals with the lifesaving resources they require to treat patients in need. If you haven’t done so already, please make saving a life your New Year’s resolution. If you are able, please schedule your appointment at an upcoming mobile drive in […]

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ZIKA UPDATE

As a safety measure against the emerging Zika virus outbreak, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a new guidance recommending the deferral of individuals from donating blood if they have been to areas with active Zika virus trans-mission, potentially have been exposed to the virus, or have had a confirmed Zika virus infection. Foe […]

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Double the Impact – Central Jersey Blood Center Announces New Partnership with The FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties

Shrewsbury, NJ (December 11, 2015) –  The Central Jersey Blood Center is proud to announce its partnership with The FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties this holiday season. Through the partnership, the Central Jersey Blood Center and the FoodBank have created a unique opportunity for local residents to help sustain life by giving to two […]

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Pints for Pink: Join the Fight to Save a Life

Community comes first at The Central Jersey Blood Center. In support of National Breast Cancer Awareness month this October, CJBC is teaming up with the community in an effort to promote awareness, raise funds, and find a cure for breast cancer.   According to the World Health Organization, breast cancer is the most common cancer […]

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9/11: Fostering a Sense of Community Responsibility

So many lives were affected on this day 14 years ago. Especially the lives of people in the communities we serve – Monmouth and Ocean counties. Today we remember the people and families that were directly affected by these awful attacks on our country and our freedom. As the years go on what sticks with […]

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CJBC Community Steps up to Help During Fourth of July Blood Shortage

Summer is one of the best times of the year—the days are longer, schools are out, and the beach and pools are open. While people are outside enjoying the sunny weather and taking summertime vacations, the need for blood in our medical centers remains the same. Accidents, surgeries and illnesses don’t take summer breaks and […]

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