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IMPENDING WEATHER INCREASES NEED FOR BLOOD DONORS

August 23, 2017 -- Predictions from the National Hurricane Center indicate severe weather and especially flooding throughout the area LifeShare Blood Center serves near the Texas-Louisiana coast. In order to ensure blood is available for hospitals and patients LifeShare serves in the southeastern Texas and south Louisiana area, they are asking eligible donors in all locations to make a blood donation prior to the weather impact.

Currently, LifeShare reports a two-and-a-half day blood supply, which could become critical if donations come to a halt for some areas due to weather issues.

LifeShare provides donated blood products to the majority of hospitals in the Louisiana area as well as the Beaumont, Texas and Texarkana, Texas area. Donors giving with any LifeShare blood drive or center will be supporting the blood supply for the entire area, including their own community.

For more information go to lifeshare.org or call 318-222-7770.

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