What is Sickle Cell Disease?

American Red Cross spreads awareness for Sickle Cell Awareness Month

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (TENNESSEE VALLEY LIVING) - September is Sickle Cell Awareness Month. In an effort to encourage more people to donate plasma, The American Red Cross came and shared some information about the disease.

The American Red Cross Blood Donor Center is located at 1015 Airport Road, Huntsville, AL. To schedule an appointment to donate blood: 1-800-REDCROSS, redcross.org or download the Blood Donor App. You can also visit sicklecellna.org to learn more.

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Ellen McDonald

Ellen McDonald

Ellen McDonald joined WAFF 48 News in May 2023 as the Head Booker and Digital Content Producer at Tennessee Valley Living.