Sickle Cell Center of Southern CT
The new Sickle Cell Center in greater New haven will play a central role in the support of the sickle cell community, not only a facility the sickle cell community owns, but also as meeting and gathering place for the sickle cell community and the entire community who wish to learn more about sickle cell disease The building will constantly being providing educational opportunities for the sickle cell community and the broader community the first such facility in CT and in New England.
SCDAA Prevention Program
Sickle Cell Disease Association of America, Southern CT (SCDAA.SC) has developed a pilot program in partnership with the City of New Haven's Health Department Office of Vital Statistics to promote awareness for high-risk individuals not knowing their sickle cell trait status. Our initiative involves providing educational and promotional signage and a survey tool designed to gauge the level of awareness of this issue.