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Sickle Cell Association of Houston presents the 2nd Annual Sickle Cell & Ch...

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6719 W Montgomery Rd

6719 West Montgomery Road

Houston, TX 77091

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The 2nd Annual Sickle Cell and Chronic Disease Symposium is being hosted by State Representative Jarvis Johnson in partnership with the Sickle Cell Association of Houston has designed this event to educate and empower the community regarding resources and services that are key in managing individuals living with sickle cell and other chronic diseases. The mission of the event is to better equip individuals and families by providing them access to available community resources and services

Symposium Topics of Discussion:

  • Sickle Cell 101

  • Sickle Cell Trait & What You Should Know

  • Social Security Administration to answer questions regarding disability and applying for SSI and SSDI

  • Insurance 101 – Ah, ah, ah! Before you pay that medical bill

  • Planning Ahead- "Breaking The Cycle of Unpreparedness, A Real Talk on Burial"

  • Pain & Opiod Use

  • Current Clinical Trials and Studies for those living with sickle cell disease


Onsite Services and Screenings

  • Houston Health Department -Aging, Disability Resource Center, Client Access (Certification and Eligibility for the following - Harris Health –formerly Gold Card, Medicaid, CHIP, SNAP, Dental, Women’s Health, etc.

  • Health Screenings health screenings – Stroke, learn blood type, sickle cell trait, vision screening, HIV/STD, Podiatry (Feet), and others.

  • Bystander CPR training

  • .......and much more!


What You May Bring

  • Identification for yourself and spouse

  • Proof of address with your name and/or spouse

  • Gross income for the past 30days for you, your spouse, and children over the age of 18 who are living with you

  • Proof of how the children living with you are related. (Example: Birth Certificate, Child Support document, Divorce Decree, ect.)

  • Immigration status for you, your spouse, and children who depend on you for support (please note, your status has no bearing on your eligibility for services)

  • Healthcare Coverage for yourself, spouse, or dependent children


BREAKFAST/LUNCH/ REFRESHMENTS WILL BE PROVIDED

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2017 Sickle Cell & Chronic Disease

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Dignity Memorial & Target

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