Blog of Bloodworks Northwest



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

 

The Day a Heart Stood Still - Sue Nixon Summer Edition (S1 E16)

An update to the remarkable true life story. Seattle’s Sue Nixon owes her life to the quick response of genuine Good Samaritans and paramedics at Medic

September 2, 2020 2:00pm

 

When All That's Left is Hope - Bill Harper (S1 E15)

Communications Specialist Bill Harper is a gifted storyteller here at Bloodworks Northwest. But in this special Independence Day edition of Bloodworks 101, you’ll find out why

September 2, 2020 1:58pm

 

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