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BloodCenter Of Wisconsin Facing Shortage of O-Negative Blood

The BloodCenter of Wisconsin says they are facing an O-negative shortage.

The say much of their supply has gone to victims of recent area shootings and other emergencies, like car accidents.

Right now, the BloodCenter currently has only less than a half day supply of O-negative blood, and with the Memorial Day weekend quickly approaching they are concerned without it, it could have a devastating effect on those who may need it..

BloodCenter staff are asking anyone who can to make a blood donations at any of their donor centers.

The Milwaukee area locations include: 

Greenfield: 7210 W. Edgerton Avenue Greenfield, WI 53220
Milwaukee: 638 North 18th Street Milwaukee, WI 53233
Waukesha: 2111 Springdale Road Waukesha, WI 53186
Wauwatosa: 8733 Watertown Plank Road Wauwatosa, WI 53226

To make an appointment or find a location of another donor center, call 1-877-BE-A-HERO or visit www.bcw.edu.

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