Urgent Need for Convalescent Plasma

Posted 11/13/2020 in Regional Medical Center

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With the recent surge in COVID-19 cases across the state, the demand for convalescent plasma is outpacing donations.

If you are fully recovered from a verified COVID-19 diagnosis, the plasma in your blood may contain COVID-19 antibodies that can attack the virus. This convalescent plasma is being used as treatment for patients currently sick with COVID-19. You could help save the lives of patients fighting COVID-19!

Criteria to donate plasma for COVID-19 patients include:

  • 17+ years of age and weigh at least 110 pounds. Additional weight requirements apply for donors age 18 or younger.
  • In good health.
  • Have a prior, verified diagnosis of COVID-19.
  • Are fully recovered and symptom-free for at least 14 days.

Think you meet the criteria? Visit American Red Cross’s website at rcblood.org/3eWxprn today to sign up to give COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma.

You could make a difference and save some lives of people in our community!