Munson Healthcare Seeks Convalescent Plasma DonationsPlasma in Blood

Munson Healthcare is stepping up its fight against the new coronavirus (COVID-19) by joining an emergency Investigational New Drug (eIND) trial to collect and administer convalescent plasma to severely affected COVID-19 patients.

Convalescent plasma is the liquid part of blood collected from patients who have recovered from COVID-19. The convalescent plasma of recovered COVID-19 patients contain viral antibodies that have treatment potential for severe cases of the disease.

How to Donate

Recovered COVID-19 patients throughout northern Michigan interested in participating must meet the following criteria:

  • Have had a confirmed diagnosis of COVID-19 by a physician and/or laboratory testing
  • Must be symptom free for 14 days

To make a plasma donation, or to learn more about your eligibility, please contact Versiti at 866-702-HOPE (866-702-4673), email MICplasma@versiti.org, or visit versiti.org/covid19plasma.