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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.


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YES! You can donate if you got the COVID-19 vaccine

In most cases, there is no deferral period for blood donation after receiving a COVID-19 vaccine.

NYBCe Stories

NYBC Analysis Indicates All Three FDA-Approved Vaccines Protect Against COVID-19 Variants

According to existing research, the vaccines create enough antibodies to fight the disease

Emotional Meeting of Plasma Recipient & His Donors

Fox 5 Good Day NY's recent segment highlighted the lifesaving power of convalescent plasma donation for critical COVID-19 patients.

New York Times Article Features New Convalescent Plasma Therapy Study

Study shows the potential of plasma infusions to help save the lives of critically ill COVID-19 patients.

NYBC Pharmacy

Hospital Orders – Factor & Specialty Medications for Inpatients

NYBC Announces Plans for Center East, a State-of-the-Art Facility for Life Science Innovation

The new building will anchor and grow NYC’s life science ecosystem

NYBCe Statement on Updated FDA Guidance

We are very pleased to acknowledge the revised FDA guidelines addressing the urgent need for blood during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Plasma Recipient Meets Donor Who Helped Save His Life

Scott Cohen recently shared a heartwarming moment with his convalescent plasma donor Abbie Park when they met for the first time.

NYBC Awarded $15.6M Grant on Sickle Cell Transfusion Research

The grant will fund research into the impact of transfusions in patients with sickle cell disease and how to improve transfusion management.

NYBCe is on the Front Line of the Fight Against Coronavirus

Our dedicated staff is working 24/7 to fight COVID-19 and stop this horrible pandemic.

NYC Mayor Encourages Recovered COVID-19 Patients to Donate Plasma

Mayor Bill de Blasio calls on recovered COVID-19 patients to help save the lives of fellow New Yorkers.

Gov. Cuomo Stresses Urgent Need for Convalescent Plasma Donations

Gov. Cuomo appeals to those who have recovered from COVID-19 to help save the lives of patients with the virus.

New York Times Article Highlights Plasma Usage to Fight Coronavirus

NYBCe's Dr. Sachais is interviewed about plasma used experimentally on an emergency basis to treat coronavirus patients.

TIME® Features Blood Plasma Treatment for Coronavirus

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. Oz Stresses the Urgent Need for Healthy Donors to Roll Up Their Sleeves

Dr. Oz and his family donate blood at the New York Blood Center, showing how safe and rewarding the process is.

1010 WINS Interview Highlights Plasma Usage to Fight Coronavirus

NYBCe's Dr. Bruce Sachais discusses the potentially life saving treatment of convalescent plasma donation.

PIX11 News Interviews NYBCe Chief Medical Officer About Potential COVID-19 Treatment

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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