June 19th was officially designated as World Sickle Cell Awareness Day. The international awareness day is observed annually with the goal to increase public knowledge and an understanding of sickle cell disease, and the challenges experienced by patients and their families and caregivers.

WORLD SICKLE CELL DAY 2022

Shine the Light on Sickle Cell

Thank you to everyone who came together to Shine the Light on Sickle Cell this year! Buildings across the country were lit in red to raise sickle cell awareness. Check out some of the other events, activities and more that our community held in honor of World Sickle Cell Day.