(St. Petersburg, FL, October 14, 2016) The supply of O negative blood has reached critically low levels due to high patient usage in area hospitals. There is an immediate need for people with O negative blood to share their power to save lives by donating blood as soon as possible.
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In addition, there is an urgent need for donations of platelets and AB plasma.
Generally healthy people age 16 or older who weigh at least 110 pounds can donate blood. Photo ID is required. To learn more about the importance of blood donation and how donors can target the power of their blood type visit oneblood.org
All donors receive a wellness checkup including blood pressure, temperature, iron count, pulse and cholesterol screening.
Every two seconds someone in the U.S. needs a blood transfusion. Blood that is donated today will likely be transfused into a patient within two to three days. The turn-around is that fast, the need is constant.