A distinct flag has been raised at Lake Charles Memorial Hospital to honor National Donate Life Month.
The Louisiana Organ Procurement Agency (LOPA), Southern Eye Bank (SEB), and Lake Charles Memorial are hovering cognizance and boosting people to grow into organ donors.
SEB named Lake Charles Memorial “Hospital of the Year.” In 2015, Memorial had 35 cornea donors give 33 people the gift of sight. Another 23 aids were made for study.
The Calcasieu Parish Coroner’s Office and the people of the community received the Vision Champion Award. The coroner’s office helped 107 persons’ cornea donations, which allowed 134
LOPA and SEB took the opportunity to honour the families of organ donors. The family of Louisiana State Trooper Steven Vincent was documented for their strength and they were acknowledged for the kindness.