Urgent need for blood donations after Orlando mass shooting

Published: Jun. 12, 2016 at 11:37 AM CDT
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According to officials, there's an urgent need for O Negative, O Positive and AB Plasma blood donors after the mass shooting in an Orlando nightclub.

More than 50 people were killed and dozens more are at Orlando hospitals. They say the need for blood continues.

All eligible donors are encouraged to donate. According to One Blood, generally healthy people age 16 or older who weigh at least 110 pounds can donate blood.

Upcoming Panama City Blood Drive are as follows:

Monday, June 13th: Carmike Cinemas 23rd St. (3pm-8pm)

Tuesday, June 14th: Lynn Haven Farmers Market (10am-3pm)

Tuesday, June 14th: Healthsouth (10am-3pm)

Wednesday, June 15th: Gulf Coast Regional Medical Center (7am-12pm)

Thursday, June 16th: Florida Forest Service (11am-4pm)

Friday, June 17th: The Grand Pier Park (2pm-7pm)

Saturday, June 18th: Twisted Suspension 23rd St (12pm-5pm)

To find a donation center or Big Red Bus near you visitwww.oneblood.org or call 1.888.9Donate.