Area Lawmakers Urge Rocklanders to Register to Give the Gift of Life on Organ Donor Awareness Day

Yesterday was Organ Donor Enrollment Day here in New York, and area lawmakers and representatives from organ donor organizations held a press conference at the Rockland County courthouse to encourage others to sign up. LiveOn New York’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Amy Friedman, says it’s extremely important to get people to become organ donors…

Rockland state senator David Carlucci, who has worked for years to increase organ donor enrollment in New York, says it’s easy to become an organ donor…

North Rockland and Orange County state senator James Skoufis says New Yorkers can wait years before they even get an organ that they desperately need…

Rockland assemblyman Ken Zebrowski says New York has lots of catching up to do…

Nanuet’s Roxanne Watson, herself a heart transplant recipient and the host of “Michael’s Gifts” here on WRCR, says the pandemic has made a difficult job even harder…

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to a 12% drop in organ donor enrollments so far this year. Watson is closing in on nearly 12,000 people registered. Her show is heard here on WRCR Wednesday mornings after the 9 o-clock news. You can register or get more information at https://donatelife.ny.gov.

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