Due to winter weather, we have an urgent need for donors, ESPECIALLY O- blood donors! Please make your appointment ASAP! At this time, all donations made at centers and blood drives are being tested for COVID-19 antibodies.
Extended to February 28! We will be testing donors who make a blood or platelet donation for antibodies to COVID-19 at our fixed site donor centers from February 1 - 28. We will also be testing blood donors at all blood drives.
NYBC is now increasing the nation’s supply of convalescent plasma by collecting donations from those who have recovered from COVID-19. NYBC will collect, process the plasma for infusion, and maintain a bank for hospitals to treat patients with serious or immediately life-threatening COVID-19 infections. We are asking all eligible donors to come forward so we can treat as many patients as possible.
Study shows the potential of plasma infusions to help save the lives of critically ill COVID-19 patients.
Hospital Orders – Factor & Specialty Medications for Inpatients
The new building will anchor and grow NYC’s life science ecosystem
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.
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