Donating Convalescent Plasma

Donating potentially life-saving convalescent plasma is as easy a process as donating blood, but there are some limitations on who can donate, what’s needed to donate, and how often donations can be made.

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About Convalescent Plasma

While convalescent plasma has been used to treat a number of illnesses, recently it has been shown to be an effective treatment for certain COVID-19 patients.

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COVID-19 Fact Sheet

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The Blood Connection Launches Major Community Outreach Effort to Secure Badly Needed Convalescent Plasma Donations to Treat COVID-19 Patients

Posted 10/19/20

Greenville S.C. (October 19, 2020) – The Blood Connection (TBC) is partnering with area leaders to launch an aggressive community outreach to secure critically needed convalescent plasma donations to treat COVID-19 patients.

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Local blood donation center in dire need of plasma from those with COVID-19 antibodies - WSPA 7News

Posted 10/19/20

GREENVILLE, S.C. (WSPA) – As the pandemic continues, local blood donation centers are seeing a decrease in the amount of people donating convalescent plasma.

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Donating convalescent plasma lets recovered COVID patients “Turn Positive into a Positive” - Greenville News

Posted 10/18/20

As principal of J.L. Mann High School, Charlie Mayfield preaches to students all the time about the importance of making a difference in the world around them. Now, he’s putting principle into practice by donating convalescent plasma to help others recover from COVID-19.

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