MEDIC blood drive is March 28

Jay FitzOur Town Health, West Knox County

Students in Roane State’s emergency medical services (EMS) program will join MEDIC Regional Blood Center to host a blood drive at the college’s Knox County Center for Health Sciences, 132 Hayfield Road in West Knoxville.

The event will be Tuesday, March 28, 2023, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. in the campus parking lot.

Donation appointments are available at by selecting the “Find a Mobile Drive” option under the Donate tab. Users should search for Knox County and then select the Roane State event to choose their appointment time. Text message reminders are available. Walk-ins are also welcome at the event.

MEDIC advises donors to drink plenty of water and eat a healthy meal before donating blood. You should not donate if you do not feel well.

Donors should bring photo identification with them to the site as well as a list of any current medications. Additional information on blood donor eligibility is available online at


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