LifeShare opens blood donation centers on Labor Day to support Harvey victims
BATON ROUGE - LifeShare will open its donation centers during the Labor Day holiday on Monday, Sept. 4.
The centers will be open from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
"LifeShare invites first-time and existing blood donors to give blood in order to maintain a stable supply in the community while continuing to help support patients in areas impacted by Hurricane Harvey," according to the new release.
The LifeShare donation center in Beaumont, Texas remains closed. Operations continue to be inhibited in that area as well as southwest Louisiana, according to LifeShare.
Closed centers and canceled blood drives resulted in more than 1,500 donations not taking place due to flood conditions, according to LifeShare.
The following LifeShare centers will be open Labor Day:
2051 North Mall Dr., Alexandria
3849 North Blvd., Baton Rouge
2909 Kilpatrick Blvd., Monroe
214 Dr. Michael DeBakey Dr., Lake Charles
8910 Linwood Ave., Shreveport
1321 College Dr., Texarkana