The Community Blood Bank said the blood inventory for Erie-area hospitals is critically low, and donors are needed.

The blood bank is averaging around 70 donors of all blood types per day.  For just two blood types alone, it needs 100 Type O+ and 80 Type A+ donors today to return to optimal levels for both blood types.

Accidents and trauma can put a strain on the already low blood supply.

To find a mobile blood drive near you, go online here or call 814-456-4206.

The Community Blood Bank at 2646 Peach Street is also open Wednesday - Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

You can learn more about the blood bank's latest promotions here.