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Sickle Cell Disease
Medical Services for Newborns and Children with Abnormal Hemoglobins
Kay Saving, MD
Sponsoring Agency: Illinois Department of Public Health
The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH), Office of Health Promotion, will provide funding to hematology centers to assure the availability of statewide services to families in Illinois who have a newborn or child with a hemoglobin disorder or trait. Sickle cell centers will provide diagnostic services, treatment and counseling of patients. In addition, education and information about hemoglobin disorders and treatment will be provided to health care providers and the public.