Searching for a Cure MSCDA is an advocate in the search to find a cure for Sickle Cell Disease.
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Our mission is to improve the quality of life for those affected by sickle cell disease by promoting advocacy, education, research and excellent healthcare delivery.

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COVID-19 Health Alert for Patients and Caregivers

With COVID-19 at the forefront of nearly everyone’s minds, the Medical and Research Advisory Committee (MARAC) at SCDAA wants to provide information to our sickle cell community. Educating yourself about the coronavirus reduces anxiety and empowers you to protect yourself – and your family – from getting sick. The potential health risk posed by COVID-19 is a real concern. The knowledge we have about how COVID-19 will affect those living with sickle cell disease is evolving constantly. In light of this, the risks to our community here in the United States may change in the upcoming days, weeks and months. It is critical that you stay regularly informed.

Click here for recommendations for Coronavirus (COVID-19) preparedness.

What You Need to Know About the Coronavirus (COVID-19)
The pandemic is real. This is not an exaggeration of the facts. This is not “fake news”. We are all at risk of getting infected. Individuals with sickle cell disease have weaker immune systems than most other people. The best way to prevent serious illness is to keep from getting infected in the first place.

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