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

  • Thursday, August 10th, 11:00a-4:00p, Freedom Ford, Pounding Mill, VA
  • Friday, August 11th, 10:00a-2:00p, Valley Health Care, Chilhowie, VA
  • Friday, August 11th, 10:00a-4:00p, Walmart, Elizabethton, TN
  • Monday, August 14th, 11:00a-3:00p, Southwest Virginia Community Health Systems, Tazewell, VA
  • Monday, August 14th, 1:00p-5:00p, Ingles Supermarket-Boones Creek, Johnson City, TN
  • Tuesday, August 15th, 2:15p-4:00p, Empire Ford, Abingdon, VA
  • Wednesday, August 16th, 9:30a-4:00p, Johnson City Medical Center, Johnson City, TN
  • Thursday, August 17th, 11:00a-5:00p, Lowe’s, Johnson City, TN
  • Friday, August 18th, 10:00a-4:00p, Walmart-West Market Street, Johnson City, TN
  • Friday, August 18th, 11:00a-3:00p, Southwest Virginia Community Health Systems, Meadowview, 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, Sam McKinney, 276-780-4136,