Baton Rouge - The Department of Health and Hospitals-Office of Public Health and the Louisiana Comprehensive Hemophilia 
Care Center with Tulane University have made arrangements with the Gulf States Hemophilia and Thrombophilia Center in
Houston, Texas to ensure that patients receive their blood clotting products when needed. Caregivers and patients may call the following numbers for more information:

Contact or Agency Telephone Number
Karen Wulff, R.N., Nurse Coordinator
La. Comprehensive Hemophilia Care Center
The Hemophilia 24-Hour Hotline 225-925-2400
The National Hemophilia FoundationLouisiana Chapter 225-291-1675
Gulf States Hemophilia ThrombophiliaCenterHouston, Texas 713-500-8360

The Gulf States Center should be called directly for patients sheltered in Texas and any patients in Louisiana with a 
life or limb threatening bleeding episode requiring hospitalization. For more information on the recovery efforts
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