Data suggests that circumstances such as socioeconomic status, demographics, education, and a history of substance abuse can all impact the likelihood of a patient developing sepsis.
Recognized on September 13 each year, World Sepsis Day is an impactful initiative aimed at decreasing the worldwide burden of sepsis. Awareness is important to help the public recognize the early signs of sepsis and seek medical care for rapid diagnosis and effective treatment.
Understanding sepsis and its causes can aid in rapid diagnosis and effective treatment, saving lives. Whether or not you are a healthcare professional, you have the chance to make a life-saving impact by helping to raise awareness during Sepsis Awareness Month.
Community Health Centers have played an essential role throughout the pandemic, reaching medically underserved groups who may not otherwise have access to COVID-19 testing, vaccines, or care.