Save the Date: CDC to Release New Vital Signs Report on Sepsis
6 Ways You Can Participate and Raise Awareness -- #ThinkSepsisOn August 23, 2016, CDC will release a report about sepsis, emphasizing the importance of prevention and early recognition.
Sepsis is a complication caused by the body’s overwhelming and life-threatening response to infection, which can lead to tissue damage, organ failure, and death. Sepsis is a medical emergency. Time matters.
What can you do to prevent and recognize sepsis to save lives? CDC is offering 6 events where you can learn more about sepsis from CDC’s new Vital Signs report and show your support during September in honor of Sepsis Awareness Month.
Learn more about sepsis at www.cdc.gov/sepsis.