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


25Sat Kodiak: Convention Center

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

26Sun Kodiak: Convention Center

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

27Mon ANC:UAA Bookstore

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


1Wed VAL: Palmer High School (closed to public)

7:45 AM - 2:00 PM :: 6 Hours 15 Minutes

1Wed JBER: 732nd Air mobility

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

2Thu ANC: King Career Center

8:15 AM - 2:15 PM :: 6 Hours

3Fri ANC: Bartlett High School (closed to public)

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

3Fri ANC: SteamDot

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

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