Central Blood Bank

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The need for donations from people with an O blood type is especially great during the holidays.

O positive blood type is the most common blood type and that is what makes it so significant. 37% of the population has O positive blood. Since more people have this blood type than any other blood type, and it can be used for patients with A, B and AB positive blood types, it is transfused often and there is always a need for red cells and platelet donations.

O negative blood type is one of the least common blood types and has special benefits.  O negative blood is special because it can be transfused into any patient, regardless of the recipient’s blood type. O negative blood is used in trauma situations when a patient’s blood type is unknown and is also vital for premature babies and cancer patients. Because only 7% of the population has O negative blood available donors are scarce, and red cell donations from this blood type is always in demand.

To schedule an appointment, click here and search by zip code or group code. Or, visit one of our convenient donor centers.

For assistance, contact us at 866.366.6771

Donate Blood. Support Life.