LifeShare Blood Centers extend hours in support of injured officers
BATON ROUGE - LifeShare Blood Centers has announced extended hours as a show of solidarity and support for the Baton Rouge officers who were victims in Sunday’s tragic shooting.
The Baton Rouge LifeShare donation center at 3849 North Blvd. will remain open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Monday and Tuesday. A blood drive is scheduled to be held at the Gonzales Walmart, located at 308 North Airline Highway, from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. Blood drives on Tuesday are scheduled for the Zachary Police Department, at 4525 Main Street, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. and at EFCU Financial, 10719 Airline Highway, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
LifeShare says due to the high volume of blood donors coming forward, willing donors are also encouraged to schedule appointments for future dates in order to ensure a continued stable blood supply for the Capital City community.
More information and appointments are available by calling 225-383-7728 or by visiting www.lifeshare.org. You can also text DONATE to 444-999.
LifeShare Blood Centers supply donated blood to more than 100 medical facilities in the Baton Rouge area including Baton Rouge General and Our Lady of the Lake.