UVa-Wise to host blood drive Feb. 11

The University of Virginia’s College at Wise will host a blood drive on Monday, Feb. 11.

Sponsored by the Office of Greek Life and the fraternities and sororities at UVa-Wise, the drive will benefit the MARSH Regional Blood Bank, which supplies blood to area hospitals in Southwest Virginia and Northeast Tennessee. The drive will be held from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. in Cantrell Banquet Hall at UVa-Wise.

Donors should weigh at least 110 pounds, drink plenty of liquids and eat a well balanced meal at least four to six hours before donating. Individuals interested in donating blood may schedule an appointment, but walk ins are welcome.To schedule an appointment or for more information, contact Josh Justice at 276-376-3430 or jvj6e@uvawise.edu.