Negative but needed

Quick Facts

  • Only 6% of the population are type A-.
  • In an emergency, doctors depend on type A and AB plasma for trauma patients and accident victims.
  • Preferred donation methods: double red blood cell and whole blood.
  • Only types A and B can receive type A-.
  • Type A- can receive types A and O-, which is just 13% of the population.

Source: U.S. Blood Donation Statistics and Public Messaging Guide, May 2022.


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Blood Types Needed

Many variables can impact our blood inventories such as weather, holidays or tragic events.  Every day, patients who need blood are in crisis and you can help by volunteering to donate.  Less than 10% of the population gives blood, so donors that give on a regular basis are important to meet these needs. Schedule an appointment today!

  • O+

    3 days

    Critical Need

  • O-

    2 days

    Critical Need

  • A+

    3 days

    Critical Need

  • A-

    3 days

    Critical Need

  • B+

    3 days

    Critical Need

  • B-

    3 days

    Critical Need

  • AB+

    7 days

  • AB-

    3 days

    Critical Need

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EarlyQ is a web-based program that allows you to answer the required medical history questions on the day of your donation using your computer or mobile device before you arrive to your appointment. The process is simple, just 4 steps and takes about 10 to 15 minutes.

Learn more about EarlyQ

Current Donor Promotion

Donate blood at any of our Donor Centers or Mobile Blood Drive locations September 12 - November 13, 2022 and receive a voucher to redeem for an electronic gift card OR ImpactLfe blood type metal mug! Click here for additional opportunities for donor rewards!

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