Reminder: Blood Assurance Hosting Blood Drive Today At Hospital

Blood Assurance and Stones River Hospital will host a blood drive today, The bloodmobile will be in the parking lot of the hospital. To be eligible to donate, you must be at least 17 years old (16 years old with parental consent), weigh at least 110 pounds and be in good health. The process usually takes about 30 minutes and includes a complimentary snack and t-shirt. Donors are asked to drink plenty of fluids – avoiding caffeine – and eat a meal that is rich in iron prior to donating.
As the regional blood center, Blood Assurance is the only provider of blood components to more than 50 hospitals and healthcare facilities throughout Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina and Tennessee. including Stones River Hospital.
Visitors at the blood drive will be eligible to register for the Blood Assurance monthly giveaway.
The blood drive will take place today from 11 this morning till 3:30 this afternoon