Why AB Blood Is All the Rage

For years you’ve probably heard about the importance of O- blood. It is, after all, the universal donor. Hospitals love it because they can virtually transfuse a unit of O- blood into anyone regardless of their blood type. Even donors with O+ and A+ blood types have been in high demand. Those blood types account for…

14,460 Meals to Second Harvest

MEDIC Regional Blood Center is providing Second Harvest Food Bank with 14,460 meals thanks to the generosity of its blood donors. Typically, all MEDIC blood donors receive a t-shirt for donating blood, but during the month of February, donors had the option of receiving a shirt or donating the cost of the shirt to Second…

Cabin Fever?

Have you been stuck inside with the kids all week? Here’s a great opportunity to get your family out of the house and to feel good about yourself. With blood donations down 90% this week because of the weather, Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies is generously helping provide a FREE ticket to anyone who donates blood with…