How Easy Is it to Join New York’s Organ Donor Registry? News 8 Finds Out.
November 6th, 2015 by Nancy Ryan
Did you know 25 percent of New York State residents are registered organ donors compared with 50 percent nationwide?
Although surveys show 83 percent of New Yorkers support organ donation, our state ranks 50th out of 50 in the nation in percent of residents who are registered organ donors.
With this in mind, WROC-TV/News 8’s Rachel Barnhart conducts an experiment with three Rochester residents to see how easy or difficult it is to add their names to the New York State Donate Life Registry.
This report aired last night.