Tidewater Jewish community Jewish genetic screening

by | Dec 6, 2013 | What’s Happening

Sponsored by Jewish Family Service
Sunday, Dec. 15, 10 am–3 pm, Simon Family JCC

Anyone who is Ashkenazi or has Ashkenazi heritage is recommended for genetic screening. In addition, it is recommended that those with an Ashkenazi partner get screened, because it is still possible that both are carriers.

The screening is free thanks to generous donors; however, those with health insurance will have their insurance billed (no copayments, and cost is not applied to deductibles).

To register for the screening and learn more about these conditions, why it is important to get screened, about being a carrier and more, visit www.jewishva.org/geneticscreening.

Registrants should complete the consent form and bring it to the screening.

Jewish Family Service is a constituent agency of United Jewish Federation of Tidewater.