Abrazo Central Campus (previously known as Phoenix Baptist Hospital) is hosting a blood drive on Wednesday, Sept. 9 at the hospital, 2000 W. Bethany Home Road. Appointments can be made from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

All donations are encouraged, with a special emphasis on O-Negative blood. O-negative blood type donors are universal donors as their blood can be given to people of all blood types.

United Blood Services is conducting the blood drive. To sign up to donate blood, call 1-877-827-4376 or go to bloodhero.com.