Inova Hosts Bone Marrow Donor Drive

You Could Be the Match

What: Inova Fairfax Hospital is holding a Bone Marrow donor drive, where you can register to be a potential donor someone in need. Just a simple cheek swab can help save a life.

When: Thursday, June 26, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Where: Inova Fairfax Medical Campus, Heart and Vascular Institute Atrium, 3300 Gallows Rd, Falls Church, VA, 22042Visitor parking in Grey Garage.

 

Did you know?

  • Patients are most likely to match someone of their own race or ethnicity.
  • More young people of diverse racial and ethnic heritage are needed now to help patients searching for a match.
  • Doctors request donors in the 18-44 age group more than 90% of the time.

For more information and Bone Marrow Transplant stories please visit www.inova.org/bonemarrow or contact Donna Eichna, MSN ASNS-BC, OCN In-patient Stem Cell Transplant Coordinator Inova Fairfax Hospital at donna.eichna@inova.org or 703.970.3180.

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About Inova
Inova is a not-for-profit health care system located in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area, serving over two million people with over 1,700 licensed beds based in Northern Virginia. Inova consists of five hospitals including the area’s only Level 1 Trauma Center and Level 4 Neonatal Intensive Care unit. Inova encompasses many health services including the nationally and internationally recognized Inova Heart and Vascular Institute (IHVI), Inova Translational Medicine Institute (ITMI) on genomics, Inova Neuroscience Institute and Inova Children’s Hospital. Inova’s mission is to improve the health of the diverse community it serves through excellence in patient care, education and research. More information and statistics about Inova is at www.inova.org.