Platelets are a component of your blood used to help cancer patients, accident victims and others with blood clotting disorders. Because platelets only last 5-7 days, they are always in high demand.
Every week, 7,500 blood donors are needed to give patients a fighting chance.
In most cases, there is no deferral period for blood donation after receiving a COVID-19 vaccine.
According to existing research, the vaccines create enough antibodies to fight the disease
Fox 5 Good Day NY's recent segment highlighted the lifesaving power of convalescent plasma donation for critical COVID-19 patients.
Study shows the potential of plasma infusions to help save the lives of critically ill COVID-19 patients.
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We are very pleased to acknowledge the revised FDA guidelines addressing the urgent need for blood during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The grant will fund research into the impact of transfusions in patients with sickle cell disease and how to improve transfusion management.
Our dedicated staff is working 24/7 to fight COVID-19 and stop this horrible pandemic.
NYBCe's Dr. Sachais is interviewed about plasma used experimentally on an emergency basis to treat coronavirus patients.
The story highlights NYBCe as the first organization in the U.S. to collect plasma from COVID-19 patients to use as a possible treatment for the virus
Dr. Sachais explains how recovered COVID-19 patients can donate plasma so the virus antibodies can be used to treat people battling the novel virus.
Can’t donate blood? You can still support our mission by contributing a financial gift.