How to Register as an Organ Donor in the Health App

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In the Health app on iPhone, you can create a Medical ID with important information in the case of an emergency. Your Medical ID can be accessed from the emergency dialler without unlocking your iPhone. When creating your Medical ID card, you’ll have the option to sign up as an organ donor with Donate Life America’s organ donation registry. Here’s how to register as an organ donor in the Health app on iPhone.

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As you’re creating your Medical ID, you will reach a page with the option to sign up as an organ donor. To sign up:

  • Tap Sign Up.

  • Enter the registration information, then tap Continue.

  • Make sure all your information is correct then tap Complete Registration with Donate Life.

When you open the Health app and tap Medical ID from here on out, you will see the heart and title Organ Donor. Scroll to the bottom of your Medical ID in the Health app if you need to edit your organ donation registry or if you would rather sign up after setting up your Medical ID in the Health app.

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