St. Joseph’s hospital in Paterson saluted for organ donor work

North Jersey

PATERSON — St. Joseph’s Healthcare System has been recognized for its work increasing awareness of organ donations. The hospital system received a plaque from the NJSharing Network, the nonprofit organization designated by the federal government to handle organ procurement in this state.

In 2015, St. Joseph’s has had 15 organ donors, according to the hospital. Also, more than 1,400 people have benefited from tissue and eye donations through St. Joseph’s hospital officials said. Continue reading