Hemoglobinopathies

Sickle Cell Trait Education

It is important to know if you have sickle cell trait.  About 1 out of every 12 African Americans has sickle cell trait and about 1 out of every 100 Hispanics has sickle cell trait. It is possible for a person of any race or nationality to have sickle cell trait.  The brochure and flyer linked below provide more information about sickle cell trait.

Sickle Cell Trait: What You Need to Know (Tri-fold brochure)Region4_SickleCellTrait_8.5x11Flyer_Page_1

Sickle Cell Trait: What You Need to Know (8.5 x 11 flyer)

Informational flyers are also available for other hemoglobin traits: