Louisiana Blood Drive For Harvey Victims Friday

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A statewide blood drive will be taking place to help victims of Hurricane Harvey.

Governor John Bel Edwards announced Thursday that the event will take place today from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the following locations:

  • Gov. John Bel Edwards’ Office of Programs and Planning
    901 North 3rd St, Louisiana State Capitol
    Southwest Entrance Gate
  • Shreveport State Office Building
    1525 Fairfield Ave.
  • Northeast Louisiana State Office Building in Monroe
    24 Accent Dr.
  • Alexandria State Office Building
    900 Murray St.
  • Brandywine VI State Office Building in Lafayette
    825 Kaliste Saloom Rd.
  • McNeese State University, Lake Charles
    Lether E Frazar Memorial Library
    300 Beauregard Dr.
  • University of New Orleans, University Center, 2nd Floor
    2000 Lakeshore Dr.

He's also proclaimed today Louisiana Blood Donation Day.

Today's blood drive is an effort to shore up supplies in areas of Southeast Texas where donations severely dropped off because of Harvey.

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