MEDIC Regional Blood Center and Eddie Check Partner to Provide Free PSA Testing
WHO: MEDIC Regional Blood Center and Eddie Check
WHAT: Free PSA Testing for Men
WHEN: 9/7 and 9/8
WHERE: Donor Centers and Mobile Drives
MEDIC and Eddie Check are teaming up again for the 19th time to offer free PSA testing for men. All men who are healthy and well are encouraged to donate blood, but any man can stop by a center or drive or AEL location to have a sample drawn.
Donors will receive a special edition t-shirt and coupons from Texas Roadhouse, Salsarita’s, Petro’s Smoothie King, Dunkin, and Papa John’s.
Appointments can be made online at www.medicblood.org, via the MEDIC app, or by calling 865-524-3074.
MEDIC is the primary blood product provider for 26 hospitals in 23 counties including Blount Memorial, Covenant Health System, East TN Children’s Hospital, Tennova Healthcare, and UT Medical Center.
As a reminder, the blood, platelets, and plasma products on the shelves now are what would be used in a trauma event, and it takes at least three days for donated blood to be processed and ready for distribution. Demand remains high while donations have been low this summer.
MEDIC is an independent, nonprofit organization. Products donated through MEDIC truly help community members in East TN and Southeastern Kentucky. Products donated through any other collection activity/organization do not stay in East TN or Southeastern Kentucky. Those products are shipped out of the area and nationally.