Critical need for blood donations


MARQUETTE, Mich. (WJMN) — The UP Regional Blood Center is currently experiencing a critical need for O-positive, O-negative, A-positive, and A-negative blood types.

The UP Regional Blood Center has collection sites in Marquette, Hancock, Escanaba, and Sault Ste. Marie. It supplies 13 U.P. hospitals.

Their website is You can access it for center details and blood drive locations.

Currently, the Marquette center is open from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday and from 8-6 on Wednesdays. Walk-ins are welcome.

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