Join the Meharry Sickle Cell Center, along with the Chattanooga Scenic City Sickle Cell Corporation for a Sickle Cell Trait Testing Event. This event is open to individuals who reside in Chattanooga and the surrounding Hamilton County area who were born before 1992.
WHEN: Saturday, February 16, 2013 @ 9a.m. to 1p.m.
WHERE: Olivet Baptist Church- Kingdom Center
740 East Martin Luther King Boulevard
Chattanooga, TN 37403
Sickle cell is an inherited condition that is the most common and serious disease among African Americans. The disease has been described in individuals from several different ethnic backgrounds and is also seen with increased frequency in Latino Americans- particularly those of Caribbean, Central American, and South American ancestry.