The Latest: Trump Urges COVID 19 Survivors To Donate Plasma

GREENVILLE, SC (FOX Carolina) -- The Blood Connection is calling on COVID-19 survivors to make a donation. They say it could save lives.

a person sitting in front of a computer: Lt. Gov. Pamela Evette makes a plasma donation (Oct. 26, 2020) © Provided by WHNS Greenville

Lt. Gov. Pamela Evette makes a plasma donation (Oct. 26, 2020)

It's part of the new "Turn Positive into a Positive" campaign, which asks people who have recovered from COVID-19 to donate the plasma so it can be used to treat people currently battling the virus.

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Lt. Governor Pamela Evette kicked off the campaign in Greenville Monday morning by making her own donation. She tested positive of COVID-19 last month.

Doctors say treating coronavirus patients with a survivor's plasma can lessen symptoms and shorten the span of the virus.

To donate, you must have proof of a positive COVID-19 test and be symptom free for 14 days.

Donations can be made at all Blood Connection donation centers.

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