OLOL blood centers in critical need of blood

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BATON ROUGE, La. (BRProud) – If you have an O positive or O negative blood type, there are many ways to give and save a life.

More than 60 percent of the blood transfused in the entire local community is recruited, collected, tested and distributed by Our Lady of the Lake.

There are several locations in our viewing area including the main campus, children’s hospital and the Ascension parish campus. Days and hours vary and no appointment is needed.

The Our Lady of the Lake Blood Donor Center is located on the first floor of the hospital near Elevator D. Free parking is available for all donors on the day of donation in Garage 2. No appointment is needed, and walk-in donors are welcome.
Contact: (225) 765-8843
Monday – Thursday: 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital Blood Donor Center: The Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Blood Bus is located in the parking lot near Mancuso Lane. No appointment is needed, and walk-in donors are welcome.
Contact: (225) 374-6565, ext: 79557
Tuesday and Thursday: 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Our Lady of the Lake Ascension Blood Donor Center: The Our Lady of the Lake Blood Bus is located outside in Medical Plaza I at 1404 West Clare Blvd. in Gonzales, LA. No appointment is needed, and walk-in donors are welcome.
Contact: (225) 743-2405
Monday, Wednesday, and Friday: 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

You can find more information and ways to give by visiting OLOL’s website.

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