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January is National Blood Donor Month

January is National Blood Donor Month

Published: Wednesday, January 11, 2023

Every 2 seconds, someone uses donated blood. Around 25% of donated blood is used by patients with cancer, while pediatric patients need 652,000 units of blood per year.

For more statistics, graphics, and information about why blood donation is so crucial, visit the America's Blood Centers website.

Interested in being a donor? The next OU Health blood drive is January 18; for more information or to sign up, visit their information page.

Department of Health Sciences Library & Information Management, Graduate College   |   Office of the Vice Provost for Academic Affairs & Faculty Development