St. John The Baptist Parish News Release

Blood Drives Being Held In Multiple Locations

Blood Drives Being Held In Multiple Locations

Sunday, August 19, 2012

ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST PARISH SHERIFF’S OFFICE – In support of the St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Deputies who were involved in the recent tragedy, The Blood Center is currently at the Percy Hebert Building, 1801 West Airline Hwy and will leave at 6:00 p.m. today

Healthy individuals 16 years or older and weighing at least 110 pounds are eligible to donate blood.  Six-teen year old individuals must weigh at least 130 pounds and have signed parental consent.

Interested individuals who would like to donate must have sufficient iron or hemoglobin levels prior to donating.  Anyone who is eligible to donate can do so every 56 days or 8 weeks.


Upcoming Blood Drives

Monday, August 20 - River Parish Hospital, LaPlace - 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Monday, August 20 - Sugar Mill Apartments, Kenner - 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Wednesday, August 21 - River Parish Transit Authority, 149 Woodland Drive, LaPlace - 7:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.