This winter and first week of spring has been a slow time for blood donations to the American Red Cross but officials with the organization want to make sure supplies are available. When accidents occur, doctors and first-responders hope to have a healthy supply of O-negative blood.
Dan Fox, Communications Director with the Red Cross, tells The Big Z that's because it's universal.
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Fox says the Red Cross always encourages people with every blood type to donate. To find a blood drive near you, call 1-800-RED-CROSS or follow the link: www.redcrossblood.org