Area Hospital Organizations Urge Community to Donate Blood

Knoxville-area hospital organizations including Blount Memorial Hospital, Covenant Health, East Tennessee Children’s Hospital, Tennova Healthcare, and The University of Tennessee Medical Center are urging community members to donate blood, platelets, and plasma at MEDIC Regional Blood Center in the coming weeks. Each year, area hospitals transfuse more than 50,000 blood products for regional patients. That…

New Athens Center

MEDIC Regional Blood Center has made it more convenient for Athens residents to donate blood and save lives with the opening of a center at 213 E. Washington Ave. Dozens of city leaders and medical representatives gathered for the official the grand opening ceremony on October 8th. “We think this is a great opportunity for…