Medic has an urgent need for all blood types at this time. Donors can donate at any daily mobile site or one of our two fixed sites: 1601 Ailor Avenue near downtown, Knoxville and 11000 Kingston Pike in Farragut near Pittsburg Paints. Medic Regional Blood Center is the sole provider of blood and blood products for 28 area hospitals in 21 counties. Blood drives in your area:
· May 4, Bass Pro Shop, 3629 Outdoor Sportsman Place, Kodak, 10am-6pm, Bloodmobile
· May 4, Food City – Sevierville, 741 Dolly Parton Parkway, Sevierville, 10am-6pm, Bloodmobile
· May 8, Quality Plumbing & Mechanics, 405 Donovans Way, Kodak, 2pm-6pm, Bloodmobile
All donors must be at least 17 years of age, weigh 110 pounds or more and have positive identification. Donors will receive a year's membership towards Medic's Family Blood Coverage Program which exempts donors and their IRS dependents from paying blood collection and processing fees at any U.S. hospital if a transfusion is needed. Donors will also receive a free t-shirt and a cholesterol evaluation (no fasting required).... read the rest of the story by Subscribing now.