Proclamations Proliferate for Stevens Johnson Syndrome Awareness Month

We’ve wrapped another fabulous SJS Kids week here at BFS just in time to kick off Stevens Johnson Syndrome Awareness month. Thanks to help from you and from dedicated members of the Stevens Johnson Syndrome Foundation, state proclamations are being approved across that nation to declare August as Stevens Johnson Syndrome Awareness month.

The Stevens Johnson Syndrome Foundation is dedicated to increasing worldwide awareness of this devastating autoimmune reaction to medication. Those who are fortunate enough to survive this illness often struggle with lifelong after-effects. Early diagnosis and intervention are crucial for survival and for minimizing long-term consequences.

So far, proclamations have been enacted for the following states:

Don’t see your state listed and want to make sure it’s included? Please see our previous post on helping to spread the word or contact the Stevens Johnson Syndrome Foundation.

Do you know of any special events planned in your state for Stevens Johnson Syndrome Awareness month? Please share them here with us. And stay tuned for a detailed update on our SJS Kids week.