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CONCORDIA — In honor of Nationwide Donate Life Month – April – Cloud County Well being Middle held a brief ceremony April 21 because it raised the Donate Life flag.
The workers of CCHC goals to extend the variety of registered donors by creating an consciousness of the nice want for organ and tissue donation. The Donate Life flag honors the braveness and reminiscence of all those that give the present of life by organ and tissue donation.
Cloud County Well being Middle companions with different hospitals and transplant facilities within the Midwest Transplant Community to unfold the phrase concerning the rising want for donors. Whereas 95% of U.S. residents are in favor of being a donor, solely 58% are registered.
In Kansas, 78% have registered to be a donor. Everybody could be a registered donor no matter age, race or medical historical past. A dedication to donation by no means interferes with medical care. Saving the donor’s life is all the time high precedence every time somebody turns into sick or injured.
The necessity for organ donation continues to outpace the variety of registered organ donors.
In Missouri and Kansas, practically 2,500 persons are ready for life-saving organ transplants. Becoming a member of the donor registry is a straightforward course of. People can register on-line at www.sharelifemidwest.com or on the DMV when acquiring or renewing a driver’s license or ID card.
Inexperienced bracelets, pens and different small symbols of Donate Life can be found in the primary foyer of Cloud County Well being Middle. Extra data will be discovered at www.mwtn.org.
CCHC encourages everybody to Give Hope – Share Life.
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