Blog of Bloodworks Northwest



Coming Home from Cancerland: The Declan & Lauren Reagan Story (S2 E15)

This is a story about a mother of twins in Vancouver, WA, cancer in a four-year-old boy named Declan that came disguised as chicken pox, a

April 13, 2021 4:51pm

 

"Without You, I Wouldn't Be Here." Two Years of the Bloodworks Thank the Donor Program

“Thank you for your donation to my son. He is undergoing cancer treatments and this is truly life-giving for him. We are forever grateful.” – Sent

April 7, 2021 3:33pm

 

Black Lives Matter. Your Cord Blood Matters.

Black Lives Matter is more than a political statement: it is commitment to our community. Every person who suffers from a blood disease or cancer deserves

February 18, 2021 3:37pm

 

Blood donations help kids with sickle cell disease live a normal life

By Alix Dassler, ARNP, advanced practice provider, Seattle Children’s Odessa Brown Children’s Clinic, Sickle Cell Program. My life’s work is taking care of children with sickle

September 4, 2020 1:56pm

 

Batter Up - Rick Rizzs (S1 E17)

Back in March, when the COVID-19 pandemic first began, it looked like the impact on our ability to collect blood would be devastating. Social distancing guidelines

September 3, 2020 2:20pm

 

COVID-19, Bloodworks, and you: Is blood type a risk factor for COVID-19?

Image of COVID-19 virus under a microscope surrounded by ABO blood types

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the landscape of everyday life for us all. The enormous burden faced by our medical, social, and economic systems has been

July 15, 2020 2:01pm

 

COVID-19, Bloodworks, and you: What is convalescent plasma?

Can plasma from a COVID-19 survivor help someone currently battling the disease? History says it’s possible, and Bloodworks is at the forefront of the work to

June 18, 2020 2:48pm

 

When Minutes Count – How SiDx Blood Typing Will Help Save Lives

“It’s an amazing endeavor. It’s complicated, it’s hard work and it’s critical to the backbone of emergency medicine.” – Dr. Dan Ratner, Professor of Bioengineering, University

July 9, 2021 4:09pm

 

Community Ready with YWCA Ready to Work program

April is volunteer appreciation month, and we’d like to highlight a special partnership. The YWCA Ready to Work program places volunteers with nonprofits to gain valuable

April 6, 2021 10:01am

 

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