Often, we want to make a difference in our community but we don't know
how to do it. Opelousas General Health System encourages you to explore
these ways that you can make a difference!
One in every seven patients who enter the hospital is in need of blood. OGHS
has partnered with Lifeshare, a Louisiana-owned blood center, to ensure a
reliable source for our patients. If you would like to donate, OGHS hosts a
blood drive every 56 days at our main campus from 1-5pm.
One organ donation can potentially save up to nine lives. OGHS has worked with
the Louisiana Organ Procurement Agency (LOPA) for many years in matching
donors with patients in need. Deciding to become an organ donor is a noble
commitment and LOPA makes it easy to honor your wishes. By visiting http://www.lopa.org/, you can sign up as an