Blood donations needed after impacts of Hurricane Laura

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FILE – In this Friday, June 12, 2020 file photo, a woman has blood drawn for COVID-19 antibody testing in Dearborn, Mich. Research published on Tuesday, July 21, 2020 suggests that antibodies the immune system makes to fight the new coronavirus may only last a few months in people with mild illness. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD)-  Vitalant will host a blood drive in Baton Rouge after the high demand of blood due to Hurricane Laura.

Hurricane Laura caused 400 blood drive donation to close, creating a high demand in blood supply.

Vitalant’s donation center in Baton Rouge will reopen Friday, August 28 from 8a.m.-3p.m. at 8234 One Calais.

To schedule an appointment with Vilant visit here.

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