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LifeShare Blood Center Partners with Community Hospitals as Official Blood Center

ALEXANDRIA, LA – LifeShare Blood Center continues to support the local community, by entering into agreement with Acadian Medical Center, a campus of Mercy Regional Medical Center located at 3501 Hwy 190 Eunice, LA 70535 as their exclusive blood center supplier.

LifeShare Blood Center has and will continue to provide blood, blood components and certain laboratory services to the Mercy Regional Medical Center Healthcare Facilities located in Ville Platte, Eunice and Alexandria, LA.

This Blood Service Agreement is effective as of August 1, 2018. Red cells are used in treatments of surgery, trauma cancer and severe anemia patients. Plasma is used in the treatment of burn and trauma patients. Platelets are used in the treatment of transplant and chemotherapy patients. All blood is collected from volunteer donors and is processed and labeled in accordance with the Code of Federal Regulations of U.S. Food and Drug Administration and standards established by the AABB.

The Blood Center is certified by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

About LifeShare Blood Center

LifeShare Blood Center regularly supplies blood components to approximately 100 medical facilities throughout Louisiana, East Texas and South Arkansas. Founded in Shreveport, Louisiana in 1942, it is a nonprofit community service provider governed by a volunteer Board of Trustees. LifeShare is a member of America’s Blood Centers and the American Rare Donor Program, is licensed by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration and accredited by AABB.

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Media Contact:
Tenille T. Terry
Sr. Director of Marketing and Communication
tenille.terry@lifeshare.org
(318) 673-1450 office
(225) 806-1923 mobile