Weather Watch: Tropical Storm Nicole

Blood Donations Needed!

Efforts are underway to Strengthen Florida’s blood supply prior to Tropical Storm Nicole. Blood donors are urgently needed in areas not impacted by the storm.  If you are eligible to donate blood please visit a OneBlood donor center or Big Red Bus blood drive as soon as possible.  All blood types are needed and there is an increased need for O Negative and O Positive donors, as well as platelet donors.

To make an appointment and find a complete listing of donor centers and mobile drives click here.

Thursday, November, 10th 2022

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OneBlood Closures

As we prepare for the tropical weather conditions, please be advised of the following OneBlood early closures. Please check back for updated information (last updated on 11/09/2022 at 1 PM):

Thursday, November 10th, 2022


Big Red Bus drives and Donation Centers will be closed in the following counties:

  • Alachua
  • Bradford
  • Citrus
  • Columbia
  • Desoto
  • Dixie
  • Gilchrist
  • Hardee
  • Hernando
  • Hillsborough
  • Lafayette
  • Lake
  • Levy
  • Manatee
  • Marion
  • Orange
  • Osceola
  • Pasco
  • Pinellas
  • Polk
  • Seminole
  • Sumter
  • Suwannee
  • Union


Big Red Bus drives for the following counties are canceled. Donor centers will remain open in these counties:

  • Baker
  • Brantley
  • Camden
  • Charlton
  • Clay
  • Duval
  • Glynn
  • Nassau
  • Pierce
  • Saint Johns

Our locations in North and South Carolina will be open as usual.

We will be updating our storm page as new information about location closings becomes available.

If you live in an area outside of the storm path and are eligible to donate please visit a location near you and help keep the blood supply strong. Walk-ins are welcome or you can make an appointment.

Thank you for being a part of the OneBlood family. Please be safe as the storm passes.

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