We work to put an end to preventable deaths from sepsis.

End Sepsis
  • Who We Are

    END SEPSIS is a movement of families and individuals who demand better infection education and hospital safety measures to ensure there are no more needles deaths from sepsis.

  • Advocacy

    Be the change. At END SEPSIS, we work to ensure that every American understands the causes of sepsis, recognizes its signs, and feels empowered to act when sepsis is suspected.

  • Governor Cuomo

    Protocols

    Sepsis protocols have been proven to reduce deaths from sepsis and lower healthcare costs. The implementation of sepsis protocols in every hospital in the country is a central mission of End Sepsis.

  • END SEPSIS Announces Two New Partnerships

    We are pleased to announce that END SEPSIS has formally partnered with two excellent organizations whose missions align closely with our own. Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine The first is the Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine (SIDM). Working in partnership with patients, families and the healthcare community, SIDM works to address the problem […]

  • Maternal Mortality

    “Maternal Mortality Should Be a ‘Never’ Event”

    The appalling rate of maternal death in the United States and its disproportionate impact on women of color is once again making headlines – a woman dies every 12 hours from pregnancy-related complications and two-thirds of those deaths are preventable. As the third leading cause of maternal death, maternal sepsis is very much part of […]

  • COVID-19 vaccine

    COVID-19, Sepsis and Vaccines

    Although sepsis is most often caused by a bacterial infection, COVID-19, a viral infection, can and does cause sepsis.  Vaccination is critical to preventing the deaths and severe disabilities that can result from sepsis. Dying from septic shock is a hard, painful death, just as dying from COVID-19 is. The opportunity to be vaccinated when […]

  • 1.5M

    1,500,00 Americans get sepsis annually.
  • 1 in 3 patients who die in a hospital have sepsis.
  • 270K

    270,000 Americans die from sepsis every year.