ACT partners with Blood Assurance in the Tri-Cities Region
ACT supports Blood Assurance through annual blood drives held at its two customer care centers in the Johnson City, TN area. Recently, ACT’s team was recognized by Blood Assurance as Top Ten Donor for 2014. ACT’s employees in Johnson City, TN combined for 578 units of donated blood through several contribution drives held throughout the year.
In an email from www.bloodassurance.org they recognized our teams results and said “I don’t think I tell you guys enough how awesome you are, but please know you are a very important part of our community. Thank you for helping us in our life-saving mission!” Our team is continuing their efforts in 2015, already holding a drive in January, with this year’s goal to lead the way in saving lives! Way to go team!
More about Blood Assurance:
Blood Assurance is a non-profit, full-service regional blood center serving 51 counties and more than 70 health care facilities in Tennessee, Georgia, Alabama, North Carolina and Virginia. In the Tri-cities area, Blood Assurance is the sole provider of blood products for 9 hospitals including Niswonger Children’s Hospital, the regions only children’s hospital. 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 15 locations and 13 bloodmobiles to collect life-saving blood products, used by area patients. Blood Assurance is a member of the American Association of Blood Banks, America’s Blood Centers, the Tennessee Association of Blood Banks, the Tennessee Hospital Association, Blood Centers of America, the Georgia Department of Community Health, Tennessee Department of Health, and the Chattanooga Area Hospital Council.