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Who can be an organ donor?

There are no age limits on who can be an organ donor.

Who can be an organ donor?

  • There are no age limits on who can be an organ donor. Newborns as well as senior citizens have been organ donors.
  • If you are younger than 18 years, you must have a parent's or guardian's consent.
  • If you are 18 years or older, you can show you want to be an organ and tissue donor by signing a donor card.
  • If you want to be an organ donor, make sure your family knows your wishes.
  • Your family may be asked to sign a consent form in order for your donation to occur.

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