Critical Need for Blood

If you have type O negative blood, United Blood Services needs you.

UBS in Meridian said Thursday that donations are down and demand is up.

O negative is the universal blood type. It can be transfused to any patient but those with O negative can't receive any other type. Only 6% of the population has O negative blood.

The donation center is at 1177 Bonita Lakes Circle, next to T.J. Maxx in Meridian. You may schedule an appointment online. A link is provided below. Office hours are:
Monday 9am-7pm
Tues., Wed., Thurs Closed
Friday 8am-4:30pm
Saturday 8am-2pm
Sunday 12noon-6pm