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U.P. Blood Center reports critical need

MARQUETTE — The U.P. Regional Blood Center is currently experiencing a critical need for O-, O+, B+, A- blood types. The Blood Center has collection sites in Marquette, Hancock, Escanaba and is the primary supplier of blood to 13 U.P. hospitals.
Call 906-449-1450 or visit www.facebook.com/UPRB906/ or www.mgh.org/our-services/all-services/regional-blood-donation for center details and upcoming blood drives.
Currently, the Marquette Center is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Wednesdays and 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, all EDT.
“We hope to see you soon to donate blood and give the gift of life,” said Rachel Heath, coordinator of Blood Collections at the U.P. Regional Blood Center.