Groundbreaking: Birmingham institutes leave with pay policy for city employees making live organ donations

Pictured from left are: Martha Tankersly, the transplant administrator at UAB; Dr. Jayme E. Locke, the transplant surgeon at UAB; City of Birmingham employee Jarralynne Agee; Mayor Randall Woodfin; Lt. Robert Tellis Jr.; Daagye Hendricks, the living donor navigator at UAB Hospital; a UAB representative; and Agee’s husband, Dr. Robert Agee. Photo courtesy of the Mayor’s Office of Public Information

In recognition of National Donate Life Month, Birmingham has become the first municipality in the state of Alabama to institute a leave with pay policy for city employees making live organ donations.

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