Be golden. Donate plasma.
Plasma is the liquid part of blood that carries different proteins, such as clotting factors and antibodies. Blood donors can now make appointments to donate plasma at selected venues in Cape Town.
What you need to know about Coronavirus and blood donation
The Coronavirus (COVID-19) cannot be transmitted through a blood transfusion as respiratory viruses are generally not known to be transmitted by donation or transfusion. Strict protocols are in place at all blood donation clinics. All donors will be required to wear face masks and sanitise their hands before entering. Social distancing is adhered to.
If donors suspect any risk of infection they must please contact the NICD hotline on 0800 029 999.
Are you interested in hosting a blood drive at your work, school or community?
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