MARQUETTE — Officials say there is a need for immediate blood donations across the U.P.

The donations to the U.P. Regional Blood Center remain in the U.P., helping local patients in your community. There is a need for O-negative, A-negative, B-negative, O-positive, and A-positive blood. Blood donation sites are stationed in Hancock, Marquette, Iron Mountain, Escanaba, and Sault Ste. Marie.

For more information on locations and hours visit You may call 1-800-491-4483 to schedule a donation appointment.