OneBlood is in need of O-negative blood donations following the tragic shooting that occurred Wednesday at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland.
O negative is the universal blood type and is used to treat trauma patients.
According to a news release, the immediate blood needs have been met. OneBlood rushed additional blood to Broward Health North Hospital and Broward Health Medical Center.
Eligible O negative donors are asked to please visit a donor center or Big Red Bus blood drive and donate. Appointments are encouraged and can be made online by visiting oneblood.org .
Generally healthy people age 16 or older who weigh at least 110 pounds can donate blood.
There is also a blood drive to help the victims of the shooting scheduled for Thursday morning.
Cardinal Newman High School on Spencer Drive in West Palm Beach will hold a blood drive at 7:30 a.m. inside the school's gym.