Nebraska Organ Recovery
Nebraska Organ Recovery System (NORS) is the federally designated organ procurement organization (OPO) for Nebraska and Pottawattamie County in Iowa and also recovers tissue. Formed in 1977, NORS is a not-for-profit agency that is independent of any hospital or transplant center. NORS is responsible for the evaluation, recovery, preservation, coordination, and distribution of all organs as well as the recovery of bone, tendon, heart valves, and connective tissue for transplantation. Additionally, NORS provides public and professional education regarding donation throughout the state and Pottawattamie County, IA.