Hurricane Matthew may come close enough to Florida to cause issues with blood collections.

Tropical storm force winds on Florida’s east coast could stop many of OneBlood’s signature Big Red Buses from rolling-out for blood drives.

While all blood types are needed, there is an increased need for Platelets, AB Plasma, as well as O Negative and O Positive blood.

For a list of OneBlood Donor Centers and Big Red Bus blood drive locations visit