LifeSouth Community Blood Centers in Montgomery reports an emergency need for type O negative blood across the region.
According to LifeSouth, O negative is the universal blood type that can be given to any patient and only about 15 percent of the population is O negative. There is often a shortage of O negative during times of lower donations, like the holidays.
Blood drives are being held in the following locations over the next few days:
Jackson Hospital 8a -6p
Dollar Tree Atlanta Hwy 10am – 5p
Donor Center Carmichael Road 9a – 7p
K-Mart Prattville 10a – 2p
Shoe Station Prattville 3p – 5p
Donor Center Carmichael Road 9a – 5p
WalMart Clanton 10a – 4p
WalMart Atlanta Hwy 9a – 3p
Donor Center Carmichael Road 9a – 3p
LifeSouth supplies the following hospitals:
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