BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – The Baton Rouge Police Department will have a blood drive Tuesday afternoon.
A whole blood donation is a pint of blood. Whole blood is used to help patients undergoing surgery and trauma patients.
Donors who give red blood cells receive plasma and platelets in return. Only O-, O+, A-, and B- can give power red donations. Power red donations help newborn babies and sickle cell patients.