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    Facts about Organ Donation

    • Every attempt will be made to save your life. A separate team of doctors will harvest your organs after you die.
    • There is no charge to your family for your organ donation.
    • Almost everyone, regardless of sex, age, or race can donate organs.
    • All major religions approve organ donation as charitable giving, but realize it is an individual's choice.
    • Organ donation does not alter your appearance, so a normal open-casket funeral is still possible.
    • It is illegal to sell human organs or tissue.
    • Many organs and tissues can be donated by a live donor. You don't have to wait until you are dead to contribute blood, bone marrow, boneā€•and sometimes even a portion of your lung, liver, or pancreas. You may also donate one kidney if your other kidney is healthy and functioning properly.

    How to Become a Donor

    When applying for or renewing a driver's license, permit, or state ID card, you can request to have the donor designation added to the document.

    Or, complete an official Donor Card. You may also pick up a card at any Department of Motor Vehicle (DMV) office. Carry the card with you at all times.

    Be sure to let your family and friends know of your decision.

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    True or False

    Doctors don’t work with the same urgency to save your life if they know you’re an organ donor.

    True False

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    Every doctors first priority is to save your life regardless of your organ donation status.

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