Blood Drive To Be Held Monday On Behalf Of Michael Warren, Who Fell And Was Critically Injured On Friday

Sunday, September 24, 2017

The Chattanooga Police Department and Chattanooga Fire Department, along with other local responders, will host a blood drive in coordination with Blood Assurance on behalf of Michael Warren, son of Chattanooga Police Officer Joe Warren. Michael Warren was critically injured Friday afternoon after falling 40 feet into a hole at a construction site and is currently at Erlanger Hospital.

The blood drive will be held on Monday at the Fire and Police Training Center at 3200 Amnicola Highway from 7 a.m. until 3 p.m.

For information, contact Battalion Chief Rick Boatwright with the Chattanooga Fire Department at 423 421-3913 or Amy O’Brien, donor recruiter for Blood Assurance, at 423 667-0719.


To be eligible to donate blood, you must be at least 18 years old (16 and 17 years old with parental consent), weigh 110 pounds or more and be in good health. Donors are asked to drink plenty of fluids — avoiding caffeine — and eat a meal that is rich in iron prior to donating. To schedule an appointment at a donor center or blood drive near you, please visit, call 800-962-0628 or text ‘BAGIVE ‘ to 444999.

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