Polk County Medical Examiner

Organ & Tissue Donation

In most cases, anyone can be a donor. Requirements and restrictions for donation are constantly changing. Please let the Medicolegal Death Investigator know if you would like to participate in organ or tissue donation from your loved one.


Register for the Iowa donor list:

Be an Eye Donor:


Contact Us

To report a death call (515) 286-3333
1801 Hickman Rd
Des Moines, Iowa 50314
(515) 286-2102 (Days)
(515) 286-3333 (Other times)
Fax: (515) 286-2208