Blood Drive Saturday for Easton Roy

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    There is an URGENT request to donate and make a replacement blood donation on behalf of two-week-old Easton Roy of Central.  Easton is the son of Josh and Chelsey Roy.
    All blood types are needed, particularly A- and O-.  Easton has already needed six transfusions.  The blood transfusions he is needing can be no more than five days old.
    There will be a blood drive for Easton this Saturday, February 25 from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m.  Come to the Bloodmobile at Central Walmart (1020 Sullivan Road).  The goal is to get 100 people to sign up for the blood drive.
    You can sign up online at , or you can call, text, or email any of the following:
Casey: 225-614-3440,
Codey: 225-573-4427,
Donna: 225-936-6265,
    Easton is battling persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn (PPHN), whih is the failure of the normal circulatory transition that occurs after birth.
    A photo ID is required to donate.  Eat a meal and drink plenty of fluid before donating.  Visit for eligibility rules.