In addition to providing life-saving medical services, Floyd Medical Center and its affiliates are giving back to the community in another capacity–blood donations.
According to Blood Assurance, blood donors at Floyd ranked as the largest donor group in the Blood Assurance service region.
Donors gave 796 units of blood were collected in 2009 at blood drives hosted by Floyd.
Blood Assurance, the non-profit regional blood center, is the only provider of blood for Floyd Medical Center. The organization hosts more than 2,000 blood drives each year and collects approximately 100,000 units of blood for use by area hospitals.