Genesis Medical Center In Davenport Raises ‘Donate Life’ Flag To Honor Organ Donors

right right hospitals across our area
are honoring National Donate Life month
with flag raising ceremonies that
includes Genesis Medical Center in
Davenport today celebrants raised the
Donate Life flag to celebrate those who
have chosen to share the gift of life
through organ eye and tissue donation it
was followed by a Moment of Silence to
pay tribute to those who have given
life-saving donations one donor says
more than 100,000 people are waiting for
a
transplant a lot of times people
disqualify themselves thinking that um
they don’t have anything that would be
viable for use to help save a life um
which is usually not the case um not
only are solid organs transplanted but
also bone marrow and tissue can also be
used she encourages people who are
interested in becoming donors to sign up
with State and National registries

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