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Vitalant becomes one of the first blood banks to test all donations for antibodies to the coronavirusJune 3, 2020, midnight
Regional blood bank Vitalant – serving Inland Northwest hospitals and facilities across 40 states – on Monday began testing all blood donations for antibodies to SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. Donors will be able to see online positive or negative test results after about two weeks.
May 27, 2020, 4 p.m.
Here come seasonal allergies. Only this year, they usher in with concerns about the coronavirus. Sniffs and sneezes get viewed with higher suspicion. Allergy symptoms, along with those for asthma, could raise alarms about COVID-19.
May 27, 2020, 3 p.m.
In March, a not-for-profit insurer began an outreach to call more than 265,000 members statewide who might be impacted by the COVID-19 crisis, unemployment, food insecurity or issues getting supplies.
A half-century of hope: Created 50 years ago, iconic POW/MIA bracelets linked people at home to missing soldiersMay 25, 2020, 1 a.m.
An iconic piece of jewelry turns 50 this year – a simple metal bracelet that is like a miniature time capsule from the Vietnam War. A student group first created that era’s POW/MIA bracelets in 1970.