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Programs and Services

Service and Care Coordination

  • Follow-up for clients with sickle cell disease throught their life cycle
  • Consultation with health and human service professionals
  • Referrals to support groups, medical centers and other agencies
  • Education and employment intervention
  • Psychosocial services

Education

  • Client and family education
  • Training for health and human service professionals
  • Education for schools, churches, civic groups, etc.

Screening

  • Universal screening of newborns in Eastern North Carolina
  • Analysis of blood tests

Counseling

  • Genetic counseling for persons and their families identified with sickle cell disease or who are carriers of the trait.