Blog of Bloodworks Northwest



Photo of childhood cancer doctor Dr. Katherine Tarlock with medical equipment

Blood donations make childhood cancer treatment possible

by Dr. Katherine Tarlock, pediatric oncologist at Seattle Children’s As a cancer doctor, I would say that blood transfusions are as essential to our patients’ careRead more →

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 sickleRead more →

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 toRead more →

Opt in to Facebook’s Blood Donation Tool

Do you depend on Facebook for event notifications, to stay in touch with friends from school, or to look at photos of your grandkids? You’re notRead more →