Blood Assurance Regional Blood Center will conduct public blood drives at the following locations:

  • Thursday, April 20th, 8:00a-3:00p, Unicoi County High School, Erwin, TN
  • Friday, April 21st, 9:00a-2:30p, Northwood High School, Saltville, VA
  • Friday, April 21st, 10:00a-3:00p, Lowes Home Improvement Store, Johnson City, TN
  • Monday, April 24th, 12:00p-5:00p, Story Strong Memorial Blood Drive to honor Luke Story, Jonesborough Visitors Center, Jonesborough, TN
  • Monday, April 24th, 11:00a-4:00p, Saltville Elementary School, Saltville, VA
  • Thursday, April 27th, 9:30a-3:00p, Shady Valley Elementary School Community Blood Drive, Shady Valley, TN
  • Friday, April 28th, 9:30a-11:15a, Washington County Public Library, Abingdon, VA
  • Friday, April 28th, 1:00p-4:00p, Home Nursing Service, Abingdon, VA

Donors also welcome at Blood Assurance Donor Centers:

  • 16000 Johnston Memorial Dr., Medical Suite 110, Abingdon, VA
  • 100 Linden Square Dr., Bristol, VA
  • 1 Professional Park Drive, Suite 14, Johnson City, TN
  • 300 Clinchfield St., Kingsport, TN

Donors must be at least 18 years old (16-17 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 gift and snacks. Donors should eat a healthy meal and drink plenty of fluids -avoiding caffeine- prior to giving blood.

To schedule a blood drive at a local business, school, church or civic/community organization, please contact:

In Tennessee, Mike Patterson, 423-298-4335,

In Virginia, Anne-Lewis Vowell, 423-635-3441,