SEPTEMBER - National Sickle Cell Awareness Month

September is National Sickle Cell Awareness Month. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is requesting to raise awareness about the importance of sickle cell disease (SCD) research and treatment.   

We encourage you to get involved and visit the HHS National Sickle Cell Awareness Month webpage for more information about the awareness month observance. On this page you will find downloadable graphics, resources and information on upcoming events, including webinars and social media activities. You can also follow @minorityhealth on Twitter and @SaluddeMinorias on Twitter en Español to stay up-to-date on the latest announcements and help spread the message.