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SD Blood Bank issues urgent call for type O blood donors

SD Blood Bank issues urgent call for type O blood donors

The San Diego Blood Bank is asking those who have never given blood and those who haven’t given blood recently, and have type O blood, to schedule an appointment to donate blood immediately. Supplies of O positive and O negative blood are reaching critically low levels.

The San Diego Blood Bank has a donor center locally in Carmel Valley’s Piazza Carmel, located at 3880 Valley Center Drive.

Type O positive is the most common blood type, and therefore needed by many hospital patients, while type O negative is the universal blood type and can be given to any patient, and is often used in emergency rooms when there is no time to determine the blood type of the...

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