MEDIC’S ANNUAL UT VS FL BLOOD DRIVE

MEDIC is at it again! Join us September 13 – September 17 as we try to collect more blood than LifeSouth in Gainsville! The two centers compete each year for a trophy and bragging rights. Donors will receive a special edition football-themed t-shirt, Papa John’s coupon, Salsarita’s coupon, Texas Roadhouse coupon, Dunkin coupon, and automatic…

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FIRST RESPONDER CELEBRATION WEEK

Join MEDIC in celebrating first responders and honoring the 20th anniversary of 9/11 from August 30 through September 5. First responders will receive a special, commemorative pin (first-come, first-served). All donors, first responders included, will receive the special edition t-shirt and Texas Roadhouse coupon. Those who donate on Monday and Tuesday are automatically entered to…

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MEDIC TO RESTART COVID CONVALESCENT PLASMA COLLECTIONS

Knoxville, Tenn. – Beginning, September 7, MEDIC Regional Blood Center will restart COVID Convalescent Plasma collections. MEDIC stopped collecting CCP in late March because there was a nationwide stock available and because the patient numbers had decreased. As COVID numbers rise again, there are now less than 10,000 units in the national supply. MEDIC will…

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Back to School Blood Drive

Join MEDIC at West Town Mall on August 13 as we celebrate our kiddos going back to school! Everyone who donates will be automatically entered to win big back to school bucks! One lucky donor will win a $250 E-gift card. Two lucky donors will receive a $100 New Balance gift card. All donors will…

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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…

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