JEFFERSON PARISH, LOUISIANA
May 20, 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
JEFFERSON PARISH PARTNERS WITH THE BLOOD CENTER TO HOST BLOOD DRIVES
JEFFERSON, LA – Jefferson Parish, in partnership with The Blood Center, will be hosting blood drives at specific playgrounds on the East Bank and West Bank. Each site has a goal of 40 blood donations. Individuals should sign up to donate in advance. Below are links to make an appointment to donate blood based on location:
- Girard – Thursday, May 21st – 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- Miley – Friday, May 22nd – 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- Pontiff – Saturday, May 23rd – 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- Oakdale – Wednesday, May 27th – 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Once donors make an appointment, they should visit “Fastlane” at www.thebloodcenter.org/fastlane after 12:01 a.m. on the day they plan to donate to complete medical questions.
All individuals should eat a good meal before donating and bring their ID to the site. When donors arrive to the site, they will have their temperature checked and will be screened for COVID-19 symptoms. Once qualified, they will be assigned a number and be spaced out for social distancing purposes.
Jefferson Parish Public Information Office
1221 Elmwood Park Boulevard, Suite 1002
Jefferson, LA 70123
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Gretchen Hirt Gendron, PIO