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.
S — Shivering, fever or very cold
E — Extreme pain or general discomfort
P — Pale or discolored skin
S — Sleepy, difficult to rouse
I — "I feel like I might die."
S — Short of Breath
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Inaugural Washington, D.C. Sepsis Awareness Event
In memory of Karen Kessenich Adamo
Date: Saturday, April 21, 2018
Time: 4 – 6 pm ET
Location: Northside 10 Restaurant, 10 East Glebe Road, Alexandria, VA
For more information: https://donate.sepsis.org/event/inaugural-washington-dc-sepsis-awareness-event-honoring-karen-kessenich-adamo/e171718
The annual Jeffrey Ray Davis Sepsis Challenge is back for the 5th year, and back with a twist! Join other sepsis awareness advocates on May 5th at America the Beautiful Park for a 5K COLOR RUN!
Date: Saturday, May 5, 2018
Time: 10 AM
Registration is $40 through April 5 and includes an event t-shirt.
Registration is $45 April 6-May 5 and t-shirts are given on a first come, first served basis (sizes not guaranteed).
The Erin Kay Flatley B.U.G.S. Classic Inshore Fishing Tournament was established in 2003 by Jennifer Flatley Anderson as a way to honor her sister. All monies raised benefit the Erin Kay Flatley Memorial Foundation for sepsis awareness.
Date: Saturday, May 12
Check-in: 7:00 AM
For more information and to register, visit: http://www.bugsclassic.com
After a one year break, Step on Sepsis is returning to WakeMed Soccer Park in Cary, NC on June 2, 2018!
Date: June 2, 2018
Time: 9 am
Registration is $30 through May 2nd and includes an event t-shirt.
Registration is $35 from May 3 – June 1 and t-shirts are given on a first come, first served basis (sizes not guaranteed).
Registration is $40 day-of and t-shirts are given on a first come, first served basis (sizes not guaranteed).