¡Hablamos Español!

June 3, 2020 at 2:40 pm
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¿Primera vez donando sangre? Encuentre más información sobre el proceso de donación y a quién podría ayudar, en nuestra página de donantes por primera vez. Puede traducir cualquier página de nuestro sitio web al español eligiendo del menú desplegable “Select Language”...

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FAQ on Novel Coronavirus and Blood Donation

June 3, 2020 at 5:30 am
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We would like to take this opportunity to provide some additional information about coronavirus and blood donation. Our hope is that people interested in donating blood consider all of the facts of the situation, namely that COVID-19 does not pose...

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Update on COVID-19 and Blood Collection

May 1, 2020 at 3:44 pm
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By Harpreet Sandhu, Executive Director For the last three months or so, our world here in the Bay Area has been colored completely by COVID-19. We have all had to make adjustments, make sacrifices and work as a team to...

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Flow Lab to Develop Blood-Based Allergy Test

May 1, 2020 at 1:15 pm
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As part of our role at the Blood Center, the Flow Cytometry Lab takes donated platelet and red blood cell products and filters out white blood cells called leukocytes, which could be harmful to patients if transfused. So as not...