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Statement from Dr. John Dornan regarding recovered COVID-19 patient plasma donations

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Dr. John Dornan is Horizon Health Network's Chief of Staff and Endocrinologist at Horizon's Saint John Regional Hospital 

April 11, 2020 - While we appreciate the outpouring of community support to assist with the COVID-19 pandemic, and the many calls we received following a Facebook post circulated on blood donation from recovered COVID-19 patients, we ask that you do not call the hospital with offers to donate blood. 

Horizon cannot comment on specific patients or their treatments, but we know there is a Facebook post being circulated related to this topic. Horizon cannot validate the information in this post.

Approaches to the treatment of COVID-19 are evolving quickly; if there is a need to involve recovered COVID-19 patients, those patients will be contacted directly.

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