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Tulsa County Commissioner Karen Keith donates plasma to help COVID-19 patients

Summer in Paris
Posted at 8:50 PM, Aug 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-11 10:44:21-04

TULSA, Okla. — People who recovered from COVID-19 are being asked to roll up their sleeves save the lives of those battling the virus.

On Monday, Tulsa County Commissioner Karen Keith donated her plasma after recovering from the coronavirus. In July, Keith announced on Facebook she thought she caught the virus during a road trip. Now that she recovered, she wants to help the people in her community.

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"It's so important, because as our seniors or people who have issues with their health go into our hospitals, they need this plasma that has the antibodies in it, and its absolutely crucial. It's a very simply thing that you can do," she said.

Keith said she hopes to donate plasma every two weeks.

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