Serving multiple hospital systems in Monmouth, Middlesex, Ocean counties
NEPTUNE, NJ (May 15, 2018) – A blood storage depot has been opened in Neptune, NJ by Community Blood Services. Dedicated to address the needs of multiple hospitals throughout Monmouth, Middlesex, and Ocean counties, the depot is located at 2441B Route 33.“Hospitals throughout central New Jersey and the Shore region now will have faster, more convenient access to blood, particularly in the case of an emergency,” says Dr. Dennis Todd, CEO, Community Blood Services. “As a result, they’ll be even more responsive to the needs of the millions of area residents they serve.”
The new Community Blood Services depot will serve Hackensack Meridian Health and its hospitals in Monmouth, Middlesex, and Ocean counties, including:
Bayshore Medical Center
Jersey Shore University Medical Center
Ocean Medical Center
Raritan Bay Medical Center – Old Bridge & Perth Amboy
Riverview Medical Center.
Southern Ocean Medical Center
About Community Blood Services
Community Blood Services, a not-for-profit organization that supplies blood and blood products to hospitals in the NJ/NY region, has been devoted to serving the community’s transfusion medicine needs since 1953. Donations of blood and blood products, umbilical cord blood, stem cells, and bone marrow help to join individuals, organizations, businesses, and entire communities together in partnership with us to help save lives.
In 2015, Community Blood Services became part of Blood Systems Inc. (BSI) – one of the nation’s oldest and largest transfusion medical organizations – headquartered in Scottsdale. Founded in 1943, Blood Systems’ blood centers division serves some 700 hospitals across the United States. A founding member of America’s Blood Centers and the AABB (formerly the American Association of Blood Banks), Blood Systems also operates biological products distribution services, a quality consulting group, and a world-renowned transfusion medicine research institute. It also is a partner in the operation of high-volume donor testing laboratories.