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How To Target Your Type O-Negative

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You Have the Power To Save Lives

As an O- blood donor, you are the universal red cell donor. That is because your red blood cells can be transfused to any patient, regardless of the recipient’s blood type. However, only 7% of the population has this versatile blood type.

When seconds count, emergency room doctors often do not have time to determine the blood type of the patient and will depend on O- blood to help save lives in these situations. Because of this, your blood type is in the highest demand.

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Maximize Your
Donation Power

The most powerful part of O- blood can be found in the red blood cells. Here are your recommendation donation procedures:

Fast Facts:

To maximize your true lifesaving power, O- blood donors are strongly encouraged to donate double red blood cells or whole blood.

7% of the population shares your blood type.

You can receive blood transfusions from people with type O- blood.

People with ANY blood type can receive your red blood cells.

People with blood types O- or O+ can receive your platelets.

People with blood types O- or O+ can receive your plasma.

Making an Impact

Unlock the power of your blood type and save more lives.

Meet Melissa

“I am forever grateful for the donors who saved my life!”

Melissa

Learn About Donation Procedures

There’s more than one way to give blood. Let your blood type lead the way in targeting the best way for you to donate your powerful lifesaving gift.

Whole Blood

This is our most common procedure, drawing a pint of blood containing all blood components at one time.

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Double Red Cell

During a double red blood cell donation, we only collect your red blood cells, excluding the platelets and plasma.

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Platelets

During a platelet donation, we only collect your platelets, returning the rest of the blood components.

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