Red Cross Seeking “Convalescent Plasma”

(Undated) – If you have fully recovered from COVID-19 the Red Cross wants to hear from you. The American Red Cross has an emergency shortage of “convalescent plasma,” a type of blood donation collected from individuals who have recovered from COVID-19 containing antibodies. Individuals who have fully recovered and received a verified COVID-19 diagnosis are urged to sign up to give “convalescent plasma.” Follow the link with this story at WTYEfm.com for the donor eligibility form and more information. The Red Cross will be set up today at the Palestine Grade School from 12:30 pm-5:30 pm. If you miss today’s drive, you will have five chances to donate in August. Visit redcrossblood.org to find a drive near you.