Our Lady of Lourdes in Urgent Need of Blood Donations

Photo courtesy of Our Lady of Lourdes

The Acadiana area is experiencing a critical shortage of blood donations.

Posted: Sep 17, 2020 12:20 PM
Updated: Sep 21, 2020 12:56 PM

The Acadiana area is experiencing a critical shortage of blood donations. ALL BLOOD TYPES are needed. Due to COVID-19, cancellations of blood drives at high schools, companies and community events have occurred.
Due to a nationwide blood shortage, other blood centers are unable to help support our community when we fall short on donations from local donors. Lourdes Blood Donor Center is working hard every day to meet the needs of the patients in our community during these difficult times.
It is imperative to have a steady blood supply available to support our patients. The need for blood never stops and there is no substitute for human blood when it is needed for a patient.
It is safe to donate blood. Lourdes Blood Donor Center has implemented several new safety measures in response to COVID-19 to provide a safe donation experience for blood donors who visit our local donor center. Generous donors are needed now to ensure an adequate and safe blood supply for our community’s patients.
Make your appointment or ask questions about your eligibility to donate by calling (337) 470-GIVE (4483) or http://stage-lourdesrmc-fmol-ih.cphostaccess.com/ways-to-give/blood-donor-center * see where our mobile unit is scheduled to be.

Who: Lourdes Blood Center
When: Immediately
Where: 4809 Ambassador Caffery Ste. 360
Time: Standard Donor Center Hours Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Saturday 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.

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