BloodCenter of Wisconsin issues emergency appeal for blood donations

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by Nakia Spencer

The BloodCenter of Wisconsin has seen a significant decline in blood donations and are urging the public to schedule an appointment to help replenish low supplies.

The BloodCenter is in need of all blood types, including O negative.

Because of the emergency appeal, they are extending donor center hours at the following locations:

Milwaukee, 638 N. 18th St.

Brown Deer, 5960 W. Brown Deer Rd.

Greenfield, 7210 W. Edgerton Ave.

Wauwatosa, 8733 Watertown Plank Rd.

Waukesha, 2111 Springdale Rd.

Racine, 1120 S. Sunnyslope Rd.

Kenosha, 8064 39th Ave.

West Bend, 130 Valley Ave.

These locations will be open until 8 p.m. Monday September 16 through Wednesday, September 18.

To make a donation call 1-877-BE-A-HERO (1-877-232-4376).

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