The MI HEARTSafe School program highlights schools that are prepared to prevent SCDY.

See if your school is in the spotlight!

HEARTSafe School Program: Prevent SCDY

Sickle Cell Disease was added to the Michigan Newborn Screening Panel in 1987.

Learn more about this disease and other hemoglobinopathies during the month of June.

June 19th - World Sickle Cell Day

On average, about 61 babies are born with spina bifida each year.

During Nat’l Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Awareness Month, learn what can be done to help prevent these conditions.

National Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Awareness Month

In need of genetics related resources?

View and order fact cards, pamphlets and more!

Genetics related resources

MI Genetics Resource Center

Welcome to Michigan’s Genetics Resource Center! This website is a public health education service. It was designed to share Michigan and national resources in order to promote population health through appropriate use of genetic information and services.

About Us

The Genetics Resource Center is supported by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Genomics and Genetic Disorders Section. For more information, email genetics@michigan.gov or call toll-free 1-866-852-1247.