The Louisiana Department of Health reports the latest COVID-19 data on their website each day (except Saturday) by noon: https://ldh.la.gov/coronavirus/.
Drive-through COVID-19 testing is available at Minden Primary Care (1111 Homer Road). Call 318-377-7500 for additional information. Clinic hours are 7 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Minden Medical Center has been approved to treat qualified COVID-19 patients with convalescent plasma. However, LifeShare Blood Center has a critical shortage of donor plasma and greatly needs this plasma to help patients admitted with COVID-19. LifeShare is looking for donors over 18 years of age who have been fully recovered for greater than 14 days from COVID-19. If you meet the criteria and would consider donating, please have your physician fill out the COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma Physician Order Form and send to LifeShare at [email protected]
Nearby LifeShare Donation Centers:
LifeShare Bossier: (318) 742-4636
LifeShare Shreveport: (318) 673-1471
To learn more about convalescent plasma and who is eligible to donate, visit www.lifeshare.org/faqs.
Have you tested positive for COVID-19 or think you might have it? Click the link below and follow the steps listed to protect other people in your home and community.
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