Univera Healthcare on becoming an organ donor in New York State

Posted at 2:01 PM, Jul 11, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-11 14:01:48-04

A Healthier U is sponsored by Univera Healthcare.

New York state lags the nation when it comes to the percentage of adults in the organ donor registry. At the same time, the need for organ and tissue donors in our state remains among the highest in the country.

"More than 9,000 New Yorkers are on the organ transplant waiting list," said Dr. Steven Dina, M.D. of Univera Healthcare. "The need for organ and tissue donors touches all our lives.

You can find out how to become an organ donor on New York State's website.