Critical need for O-type blood

MARQUETTE –The U.P. Regional Blood Center is currently experiencing a critical need for O negative and O positive blood types.

The U.P. Regional Blood Center has collection sites in Marquette, Hancock, Escanaba, Sault Ste. Marie and is the primary supplier of blood to 13 Upper Peninsula hospitals.

Call 906-449-1450 or visit the website at http://www.mgh.org/our-services/all-services/regional-blood-donation for center details and blood drive locations.

Currently, the Marquette Blood Center is open from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesday and 7 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday. Walk-ins are welcome.


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