Sepsis is the body's overwhelming and life-threatening response to infection which can lead to tissue damage, organ failure, and death. Learn more about the symptoms of sepsis, which kills 258,000 Americans each year.
Temperature — Higher or lower than normal
Infection — May have signs and symptoms of an infection
Mental decline — Confused, sleepy, difficult to rouse
Extremely ill — “I feel like I might die,” severe pain or discomfort
The 4th annual Rochester NY Sepsis Challenge 5k and 1k Run and Walk will begin at Genesee Valley Park, in Rochester, NY on Saturday, June 29, 2019 at 9am. Participants will enjoy the scenery as they run or walk around the park in order to raise awareness of sepsis as a medical emergency.
Sepsis Alliance is partnering with the Cathy Lomnick Sepsis Foundation to host the event and bring greater sepsis awareness to the Rochester, New York and surrounding areas. The Sepsis Challenge is held “for the love” of Cathy Lomnick, who passed away in 2008, in memory of all those who lost their lives to sepsis, and in honor of all sepsis survivors.
Note: Not up for the full 5K? We will also have a 1K course for those who prefer a shorter distance.
Date: Saturday, June 29, 2019
Time: 9:00 AM
Location: Genesee Valley Park, Rochester, NY
To Register: http://rochester.sepsischallenge.org
The annual Jeffrey Ray Davis Sepsis Challenge is heading to Indianapolis! Join other sepsis awareness advocates on June 29th at Garfield Park for a 5K COLOR RUN!
Date: Saturday, June 29, 2019
Time: 10 AM
Location: Garfield Park – 2345 Pagoda Drive, Indianpolis, IN
To Register: http://jeffreydavis5k.org
Interested in sponsoring this event? You can view the sponsor options here. To become a sponsor, contact Alex at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Date: Thursday, July 11, 2019
Time: 2 PM EST/11 AM PST
This sponsor innovation webinar will discuss new approaches to fluid management which are driving improved patient outcomes. New insights from recent clinical evidence will be reviewed, with an emphasis on the physiology connecting dynamic assessments and improved patient outcomes. New abstracts will be presented evaluating the use of Passive Leg Raise to determine fluid responsiveness in sepsis. The importance of assessing the effectiveness of fluid BEFORE it is given will be discussed.
Douglas M. Hansell, MD, MPH
Chief Physician Executive at Cheetah Medical, Inc.
Associate Clinical Professor, Harvard Medical School
Massachussetts General Hospital
The 6th Annual Illinois Sepsis Challenge 5K Run and Walk will begin at Centennial Park in Orland Park, IL on Saturday, July 27, 2019. Participants will enjoy the scenery as they run or walk around the park in order to raise awareness of sepsis as a medical emergency.
Date: Saturday, July 27, 2019
Time: 9 am
Where: Centennial Park: 10401 W. 153rd Street, Orland Park, IL
To Register: Illinois.SepsisChallenge.Org
Stomp Out Sepsis is held in memory of Renato Brancaleoni, who passed away from sepsis in 2015. The event is a 5K and 10K Walk/Run to raise sepsis awareness in the community, and to raise funds to benefit Sepsis Alliance.
Date: Sunday, September 8, 2019
Time: 10 am
Where: Stony Creek Metropark – Eastwood Beach: 4300 Main Park Drive, Rochester, MI
To Register: Rochester.StompOutSepsis.Org