RMH, VBS hosting blood drive on Aug. 10

RMH, in conjunction with Virginia Blood Services, will host a public blood drive from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, August 10. Virginia Blood Services will conduct the blood drive in Conference Room 2 on the Lower Level of the hospital.

Donors may park in Lot A and enter through the hospital’s main entrance.

Virginia Blood Services supplies nearly all blood products used by patients at RMH, including those undergoing chemotherapy.

To be considered eligible to donate, you must be at least 17 years old (16 with parental consent), weigh at least 110 pounds, be in good health with no serious illnesses and have not donated blood within the past eight weeks.

Registered donors have preference. Call RMH Healthsource at (540) 564-7200 to register for a specific time. Walk-ins are welcome, and will be taken after registered donors.


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