A Blood Assurance Blood Drive will be held Monday, April 23rd at Cherokee Medical Center – 400 Northwood Drive in Centre, from 12:00 noon until 5:00.
All donors will receive a FREE Blood Assurance t-shirt and will be registered in the drawing for a special Amazon Prime Prize Pack, which includes an Amazon Echo/Alexa, plus a year’s membership to Amazon Prime (must be 18 years of age or older to win).
To provide a safe and adequate supply of blood and blood components, in a cost effective manner, to every area patient in need.
Blood Assurance is a nonprofit, full-service regional blood center serving 51 counties with more than 76 healthcare facilities in Tennessee, Georgia, Alabama, North Carolina and Virginia. More than 540 volunteer blood donors are needed every day in order to adequately supply these hospitals. Founded in 1972 as a joint effort of the Chattanooga-Hamilton County Medical Society, the Chattanooga Area Hospital Council and the Chattanooga Jaycees (Junior Chamber of Commerce), the mission of Blood Assurance is to provide a safe and adequate supply of blood and blood components in a cost effective manner to every area patient in need.
Currently, there are 16 locations and 13 bloodmobiles to collect lifesaving blood products used by area patients. Blood Assurance is a member of the American Association of Blood Banks, the Tennessee Association of Blood Banks, the Tennessee Hospital Association, Blood Centers of America, the Georgia Department of Community Health, the Tennessee Department of Health, and the Chattanooga Area Hospital Council.
Blood Assurance is licensed by the Tennessee Department of Public Health, the Georgia Department of Human Resources and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
For additional licensure and regulatory information for our facilities, view our licenses or contact Quality Assurance at (423) 756-0966.
For more information, please visit our Frequently Asked Questions.