Sepsis Awareness Month 2018

Help us spread sepsis awareness!

We want everyone in your state and local community to know the signs and symptoms of sepsis, so no one has to unnecessarily suffer from this life-threatening condition. Together we can make this happen. We have prepared a toolkit with everything you need to raise sepsis awareness among your constituents. Review the tools below and let’s start spreading awareness!

About Sepsis

Sepsis is the body’s overwhelming response to infection, which can lead to tissue damage, organ failure, amputations, and death. More than 1.7 million people in the U.S. are diagnosed with sepsis each year – one every 20 seconds. In the United States, 270,000 people die of sepsis each year –  more than from prostate cancer, breast cancer and AIDS combined. Despite its prevalence, less than 1% of Americans can correctly identify the most common symptoms of sepsis.

What are the signs and symptoms of sepsis? Our TIME acronym will help you remember.

Continue reading to learn how you can join us in raising awareness.

If you would like to download the entire toolkit, please click here.

Sepsis Fact Sheet
Make sure you have all the facts – Sepsis Fact Sheet to download

Help spread the word: Social Media, Infographics, Flyers & Posters

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Infographics & Posters – Click here

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Social Media Messages

  1. Did you know that 1.7 mil+ Americans are diagnosed with sepsis each year? That’s 1 person every 20 seconds. This #SepsisAwarenessMonth take the time to know the signs. You could save a life. To learn how you can help visit sepsis.org. #SAM
  2. Did you know that 270,000 people die from sepsis in the U.S. every year? That’s 1 person every 2 minutes! This #SepsisAwarenessMonth take the time to know the signs at sepsis.org. You could save a life. #SAM
  3. In the U.S., sepsis takes 270,000 lives each year. As many as 80% of sepsis deaths could be prevented with rapid diagnosis and treatment. Time matters. So, this #SepsisAwarenessMonth take the time to know the signs at sepsis.org. You could save a life. Tag a friend or share this post to help raise awareness. #SAM

Public Service Announcements:
Share the stories of sepsis survivors and their loved ones with your constituents – click here to watch, listen and share

Constituent Toolkit: Get all the information and tools your constituents need to be sepsis smart

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Sepsis Information Guides:

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Would you like to share information about sepsis and its connection to specific medical and health conditions, such as sepsis and diabetes or sepsis and the flu?  Find the information you are looking for in our Sepsis Information Guide library, which covers a broad range of topics. To look through this library, please click here

Spanish Resources:
We have resources in Spanish for your bilingual constituents. Click here to download OR visit our Sepsis en Español page here.

Sepsis Awareness Month FAQ: You have a question? Click here for the answer!