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By RICK BOSTON
Staff Writer 

Conemaugh Nason Medical Center Recognizes Organ Donors

 

April 15, 2021

Rick Boston

To shine a light on the need for organ donors, April has been designated "National Donate Life Month," and on April 7 Conemaugh Nason Medical Center held a flag-raising ceremony to raise awareness locally of the need for organ donors.

According to the Center for Organ Recovery and Education (CORE), nearly 110,000 people in the United States are waiting for an organ transplant. Every 10 minutes someone is added to the transplant waiting list while at least 20 people die each day while waiting for an organ.

To shine a light on the need for organ donors, April has been designated "National Donate Life Month," and on Wednesday, April 7, Conemaugh Nason Medical Center in Roaring Spring held a flag-raising ceremony to raise awareness locally to the need for organ donors.

Barbara Ritchey, administrative nursing assistant at Con...



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