Our goal is simple. Every month we will raise awareness about specific diseases and illnesses that impact the Black community. Through the voice of select trusted personalities and medical professionals, we'll provide facts, prevention tips, action steps, and access to Black Health 365 information every single day of the year. Presented by American Red Cross-North Texas Region.
Its estimated 1 in 13 Black /African American babies in the U.S. is born with sickle cell trait but many individuals are unaware if they carry this trait because they were never tested. Sickle cell trait screening results for self-identified African American blood donors are available within one to two weeks of their donation through our Red Cross Blood Donor App and the online donor portal at redcrossblood.org