MARQUETTE — There is a critical need for donations of A-positive, A-negative, and O-negative blood types across the Upper Peninsula.

Donations to the UP Regional Blood Center always stay in the Upper Peninsula to help patients in your local community. Blood donation centers are located in Marquette, Escanaba, Hancock, Sault Ste. Marie, and Iron Mountain. Hours and locations can be found online at

Call 1-800-491-4483 (GIVE) to schedule an appointment to make a donation.

(Information Courtesy of UP Health System)