Canadian Blood Services

Immediate need to fill blood donation appointments continues through the holidays


12/29/2021
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News release
DEC. 29, 2021 (OTTAWA) – Canadian Blood Services continues to have an immediate need for blood donors this holiday season to help ensure blood and blood products are available for patients in need.

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Canada’s Lifeline in Need of Support to Save Lives During the Season of Giving


12/13/2021
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News release
December 13, 2021 (OTTAWA) – The festive season can be a very busy time for people, but Canada’s Lifeline must be ready to support all patients at all times.

National blood inventory

We manage the national supply of blood products for all the provinces and territories (excluding Quebec). Many variables can impact our inventory such as weather, holidays or tragic events. Below is an overview of our inventory levels across all blood types. 

 

  • Good supply
    14
    days of inventory on hand.

    Inventory level for blood type AB positive

  • Good supply
    9
    days of inventory on hand.

    Inventory level for blood type AB negative

  • Good supply
    6
    days of inventory on hand.

    Inventory level for blood type A positive

  • Good supply
    7
    days of inventory on hand.

    Inventory level for blood type A negative

  • Good supply
    11
    days of inventory on hand.

    Inventory level for blood type B positive

  • Good supply
    6
    days of inventory on hand.

    Inventory level for blood type B negative

  • Good supply
    4
    days of inventory on hand.

    Inventory level for blood type O positive

  • Good supply
    4
    days of inventory on hand.

    Inventory level for blood type O negative