Our thoughts are with our Baton Rouge community today. We have compiled a list of resources available for those who need assistance or who are looking for ways to give back.
If you need to talk, there are counselors available at the Baton Rouge Grief Recovery Center. You can contact them by calling (225) 924-6621.
Our Lady of the Lake Hospital has pulled together a few tips from their physicians on how to talk to your children about violence or sad events in the news.
You can access our InfoGuide on Coping with Traumatic Events & Disasters for resources and books the library offers.
There are several places where you can donate blood:
- Our Lady of the Lake Blood Donor Center will be open from 8am-8pm today and tomorrow. They will have normal hours the rest of the week 8 am to 6 pm Monday – Thursday, 8 am to 4:30 pm Friday and 10 am to 2 pm on Saturday. They are located on the first floor of the hospital.
- LifeShare Blood Center will be open from 10am-6pm Monday and Wednesday and 8:30am-4:30pm on Friday. You can also visit their website to schedule an appointment. They are located at 3849 North Boulevard.
- United Blood Service is located at 8234 One Calais Ave. You can access their website to schedule an appointment to donate.
WAFB has a list of community events planned.