News from LSU Health Shreveport

Photo: Terry Harkey, Lions Club District 8L Governor

District 8L Lions Club, comprised of 21 clubs located throughout north Louisiana, recently received a grant from the Lions Club International Foundation to assist with emergency services for medical supplies needed to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. When the Lions Club learned about the COVID-19 research and community testing efforts being led by the Emerging Viral Threat (EVT) Lab at LSU Health Shreveport, they did not hesitate to offer their support. In addition to donating 300 medical grade masks, the Lions Club facilitated acquiring three pieces of equipment needed by the EVT Lab at LSUHS: an INTEGRA 12 Channel VIAFLO, a Heratherm™ General Protocol Microbiological Incubator, and a LulzBOT TAZ Workhorse 3D Printer. Thank you to District 8L Lions Club and local Lions Club leaders for this generous donation and delivering the masks and equipment today! Click here to see more from today’s press conference on the donation.


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