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A dismal Adair standing can be changed, at virtually no cost
You don't have to wait until in the morning to go to the Office of Adair County Court Clerk Dennis Loy, at the Adair County Judicial Center, 201 Campbellsville ST, Columbia, KY, to make the change, though that's a great idea. You can also do it in minutes, online, by clicking to Kentucky Donate for Life site. We encourage everyone, whether they live in Adair County, a surrounding county, or anywhere in Kentucky to take time now to update now. In all likelihood, someone you know, someone very dear to you, is waiting for the Gift of Life now. Do it for Dr. Phil Aaron, whose life was changed by a donor in New York. Do it for the many here at home whose life depends on an organ transplant.
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After reading Dr. Phil Aaron's story, Dr. Phil R. Aaron: A Gift for the New Year , an out-of-state reader did some research. The picture the research showed, as far as Adair County's vaunted reputation for being a giving county, should shake every citizen to their knees when it comes to the Greatest Gift, the Gift of Life, which can be made so easily by registering to be an organ donor.
What the researcher found was that, while Adair County has the second highest population in the seven-county area, it has the second lowest number of Organ Donors. While the researcher didn't offer an interpretation of the participation rate, it isn't difficult to say, with absolute certainty, that Adair County ranks at the very bottom when participation/population is taken into account. While Cumberland County has only 2/3 the organ donors of Adair, Adair County has more than twice the population!
As of this morning, January 27, 2011), the site Trust for Life shows the following numbers of registered donors in Adair and surrounding counties:
Although registering to donate organs varies a bit from state to state, an excellent starting point for Kentucky is at the Kentucky Donate for Life site. It takes just a couple of minutes to fill out and submit the online form. (A password isn't required to sign up but can be implemented later should you need to update any information or print copies of the information on file.)
Another way is to fill out, sign, and have witnessed an uniform donor card. For more information, click to "The lack of organ donors is a national medical crisis with a simple cure.";
A third method is to have indicated on your drivers' license your desire to donate organs.
Many donors choose to register online as well as carry the donor card and/or have the symbol placed on the drivers' license.
It's vitally important to let your family members know about your wishes!
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