Commission on Organ and Tissue Donation and Transplantation

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Register now to be an Organ, Eye and Tissue Donor. Here are the facts:

  • More than 120,000 people are waiting for an organ

  • 22 people will die each day waiting for an organ

  • 1 organ donor can save up to 8 lives

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The Fairfax County Commission on Organ and Tissue Donation and Transplantation is dedicated to increasing the awareness of all citizens of Fairfax County regarding organ and tissue donation and transplantation through education and coordination of resources in a way which will result in increased organ and tissue donations in the county. Read the Commission's 2013 Annual Report PDF icon.

This Commission was created by the Board of Supervisors in 1994. It is the first of its kind to be set up by a local government in the United States, and serves as a model for local commissions being created throughout the country.

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Hear Stories from Donors and Recipients

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Washington Regional Transplant Community's 25th anniversary logo

For more information about donation in your community, visit Washington Regional Transplant Community or call 703-641-0100 or 1-866-BE A DONOR (1-866-232-3666).

Transplant Recipients International Organization (TRIO): Your voice of the transplant community Donate the Gift of Life

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