Blood Types

What is your blood type?  Approximately, 40% of the population is O+ and 34% is A+.  Knowing your blood type is the first step in a proactive approach to blood donation.  When there is a critical need for a specific blood type you can be ready to answer the call.

 

blood types

Breaking it down for whole blood donations:

O Negative: Can donate to 100% of the population

O Positive:  Can donate to 85% of the population 

A Positive: Can donate to 37% of the population

A Negative: Can donate to 44.5% of the population

B Positive: Can donate to 11% of the population

B Negative: Can donate to 12.5% of the population

AB Positive: Can donate to 3% of the population

AB Negative: Can donate to 3.5% of the population

All blood type are important 100% of the time

Current Critical Needs

Type O+ O-

Anchorage Centers(2)
Fairbanks Center
Wasilla Center
Call 222-5630 for info

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Remember to:

  • Eat well
  • Drink plenty of fluids before donating
  • Bring photo ID (with Birthday or SSN)

Mobile Blood Drive Calendar

Upcoming Events

Feb

22Wed ANC: South High School

7:30 AM - 1:30 PM :: 6 Hours

22Wed ANC: CH2M Hill

8:00 AM - 3:00 PM :: 7 Hours

23Thu Kodiak: U.S. Coast Guard Base

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM :: 8 Hours

23Thu ANC: Salvation Army

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM :: 7 Hours

23Thu Girdwood Health Clinic

11:00 AM - 4:00 PM :: 5 Hours

24Fri Kodiak: Convention Center

8:30 AM - 4:00 PM :: 7 Hours 30 Minutes

24Fri ANC: Aloha Stop & Shop

11:00 AM - 6:00 PM :: 7 Hours

25Sat Kodiak: Convention Center

8:30 AM - 4:00 PM :: 7 Hours 30 Minutes

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