Medic Regional Blood Center will host a blood drive at Pellissippi State Community College’s Hardin Valley Campus on Jan. 22.
The Medic Mobile is scheduled to be at the campus, 10915 Hardin Valley Road, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 22. The community is invited to participate in the blood drive. The Medic Mobile will be parked in the faculty/staff parking lot No. 1 near the J.L. Goins Administration Building.
Medic, a nonprofit organization, supplies 27 area hospitals with volunteer donations. Medic representatives say there is a need for all blood types. Potential donors must be at least 17 years of age and weigh at least 110 pounds. Donors should not fast before arriving. Medic suggests that donors eat a meal and drink fluids approximately three hours prior to donating. Participants also are asked to present photo identification and a list of current medications.