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.

  • Sepsis Symptoms: What You Need to Know

    Recognizing sepsis symptoms when they appear can save lives. Here are some resources to keep you and your loved ones safe. What is Sepsis? Sepsis is the body’s extreme reaction to infection. Sepsis occurs when an infection triggers an incorrect response in the body. Instead of fighting the infection, chemicals released by the immune system […]

  • Cheryl Douglass: Sepsis Surviver

    We honor all survivors of Sepsis. Cheryl Douglas is one such survivor. Cheryl became ill in 2008 and she shares her story in order to create awareness and save lives from sepsis. In 2008 Cheryl thought she was coming down with something, like a flu. Her last memory was walking through the front door of […]

  • WHO Sepsis Report

    1 in 5 Will Not Survive Sepsis

    Sepsis is the cause of 1 in 5 deaths worldwide according to the World Health Organization’s first global report on sepsis, published in September 2020. Sepsis occurs in response to an infection. If sepsis is left untreated it can result in septic shock, multiple organ failure and death. Patients who are very ill with COVID-19 […]

  • 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.