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Please tune in to KATU2’s AM NORTHWEST segment this Monday, July 11, 2022 at 9AM for a special appearance by Sickle Cell Anemia Foundation of Oregon founder and CEO, Pastor Marcia Taylor. Pastor Taylor will discuss her life, the Foundation, and the importance of early testing for Sickle Cell Disease!
ABOUT PASTOR TAYLOR
Pastor Marcia Taylor founded The Sickle Cell Anemia Foundation of Oregon in 1985, in honor of her late daughter, Ramona, who passed away due to sickle cell complications.
Because of her work, Oregon began testing for sickle cell trait and disease.
The foundation reaches clients in Oregon, as well as Washington, Alaska, and Idaho.
The Sickle Cell Foundation program educates the community via workshops and dissemination of sickle cell educational materials, radio, television, newsletters and social media, conducts focus groups, and helps develop personal medical protocols for Sickle Cell patients.