Local Apheresis Team Takes Home Two Awards

The Portland Red Cross Apheresis Team are smokin’ this year and they were recognized by CoridianBCT as one of the “Best in the West.”
Maybe you’re wondering – what in the heck is apheresis? I can tell you from personal experience, it’s pretty easy!
Here are the perks of donating platelets: Warm blankets and heating pads to keep you toasty warm, and you get to watch a movie while you donate (see our extensive library below)!
Donating platelets is different than a blood donation; it takes longer and the end product is yellow, but it’s worth helping save a life, like Adriana.
Here’s all the info you need to make an appointment and if you know your blood type, you might want to look at this. If you don’t know your type, donating is one of the easiest ways to find out. Aren’t you curious?