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UnityPoint Clinic - Express

180 Jordan Creek Parkway, Suite 120
West Des Moines, Iowa 50266

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2720 8th St. SW
Altoona, Iowa 50009

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2103 Ingersoll Ave., Ste. 2
Des Moines, Iowa 50312

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Urgent Care - Ankeny

3625 N. Ankeny Blvd.
Suite E
Ankeny, Iowa 50023

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Urgent Care - Lakeview

6000 University Avenue
Suite 101
West Des Moines, Iowa 50266

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Urgent Care - Merle Hay

4020 Merle Hay Road
Suite 100
Des Moines, Iowa 50310

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Urgent Care - Southglen

6520 SE 14th St.
Des Moines, Iowa 50320

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2901 86th Street
Urbandale, Iowa 50322

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Organ Donation Facts | Iowa Methodist Transplant Center

Facts about Organ Donation

Making the decision to become a living donor should not be taken lightly. Learn more from these facts about organ donation.

  • According to the United Network for Organ Sharing, 6,000 transplants are made by living donors each year.

  • There are more than 95,000 people on the U.S. kidney transplant waiting list.

  • Almost everyone can become an organ donor.

  • In the United States, almost every major religion supports organ donation.

  • Deceased donors can still have open casket funerals.

  • Deceased organ donation does not cost the family any money.

  • If you are registered as an organ donor, you will still receive the best care possible at a hospital regardless of your donation status.

  • If you wish to register as an organ donor, you can do so through Donate Life America.

  • According to the National Foundation for Transplants, 18 people die each day while waiting for transplants.

To begin your journey to becoming a living donor, please fill out our Living Donor Form.