Tag: virginia blood services

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


RMH to host blood drive on Jan. 5

RMH, in conjunction with Virginia Blood Services, will host a public blood drive Jan. 5 from noon to 4 p.m. Virginia Blood Services will have its blood mobile parked in Lot A near the RMH Heart & Vascular entrance. Donors may park in Lot A close to the blood mobile. “Winter and the holiday season […]


RMH to host summer blood drive

RMH, in conjunction with Virginia Blood Services, will host a public blood drive Aug. 18, 3-8 p.m., and Aug. 19, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., in Conference Rooms 2-3 on the Lower Level of the hospital. Guests may park in Lot A and enter through the main hospital entrance. “Summer is a particularly important time for blood […]


RMH to host summer blood drive

RMH, in conjunction with Virginia Blood Services, will host a public blood drive Aug. 18, 3-8 p.m., and Aug. 19, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., in Conference Rooms 2-3 on the Lower Level of the hospital. Guests may park in Lot A and enter through the main hospital entrance. “Summer is a particularly important time for blood […]


RMH Blood Donor Center relocating  

The RMH Blood Donor Center, operated by Virginia Blood Services and located in the Grace Street Building at the former Rockingham Memorial Hospital campus, is moving to 182 Neff Avenue, in the Town Center shopping mall. The center will be closed for the move Friday, May 20 and will reopen in its new location Monday, […]


Suzi Foltz: Oh, Bloody High School

“Can you tell me your full name and your birthdate?” “Name; Suzanne Patterson Foltz. Birthday; June 4, 1999…oh my god, no. Not ’99, ’93. I was born June 4, 1993. Sorry.” “Okay…” Why would I say ’99? That would make me only eleven years old. Eleven year olds can’t donate blood. I hope I don’t […]


FMS gives back

Fishburne Military School senior J.P. Gonzalez was among a large group of cadets at the Waynesboro school to donate blood during a drive held in conjunction with Virginia Blood Services on Wednesday. “This is my first time,” said Gonzalez, of Washington, D.C. Asked if he’d had any trepidation about pain, Gonzalez said, “Not really.” He […]


Bloodmobile at the Waynesboro YMCA

   Story by Chris Graham www.waynesboroymca.com The weather is affecting all of our schedules. It’s also affecting the ability of local hospitals to keep up with blood-donation needs. “We are not ready to claim a crisis or emergency situation, but we are feeling the effects of the weather,” said Brian Chandler with Virginia Blood Services, […]


Sunspots hosting blood drive

Sunspots Studios is hosting a blood drive on Wednesday, Sept. 9, from 2-6:30 p.m., with Virginia Blood Services. The first 25 donors will receive a $20 Sunspots’ gift certificate. All donors will also receive additional gifts through Virginia Blood Services.