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N.C. Sickle Cell Syndrome Program: Services


Genetic counseling services for persons and their families identified with sickle cell disease, sickle cell trait (carrier), and other types of abnormal hemoglobins.


  • Patient and family education
  • Training for health and human services professionals
  • Statewide public education for schools, churches, civic groups, etc.

Medical Centers

  • Medical treatment
  • Physician and medical provider training
  • Consultations
  • Community Clinics
  • Access to national research studies

Payment Program


Care Coordination and Related Services

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







Updated: October 14, 2019