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 Educational Curriculum Succeeds in Brooklyn

    In 2018, END SEPSIS developed a K-12 educational curriculum to educate young people about sepsis. The curriculum covers infection prevention, the science and symptoms of sepsis and how to advocate for improved public health policies; it is downloadable from the END SEPSIS website and from the AFT’s Share My Lesson platform.

  • My brother Rory Died from Sepsis -A Memory on his Anniversary

    Part of me believes he was otherworldly. A boy so kind, so wonderful, with a heart that cared for others more than I’ve ever witnessed, did not belong in a world so cruel-in a world that did him so wrong. But he loved this world. He loved what this world had to offer. The airplanes […]

  • UTIs: Common Infection, Serious Consequences

    Most people don’t know that 25% of all sepsis cases stem from infections of the urinary tract. Urinary Tract Infections–or UTIs–are a common bacterial infection that most frequently affects women. In fact, 50-60% of women will develop a UTI in their lifetime, compared to 12% of men. Moreover, by age 24, one in three women […]

  • 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.