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Sepsis Awareness Month

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September is Sepsis Awareness Month and it's time to raise awareness and save lives from sepsis.

Sepsis is treatable, especially if it is recognized early. Learn the early warning signs and symptoms of sepsis and take action in your community to help spread the word.

HSAG HIIN has put together tools and resources to help you take action.

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Sepsis Awareness Superhero Challenge

One day. One mile. Millions of Heroes.

Join the Sepsis Awareness Superhero Challange on Saturday, September 28, 2019.

Sepsis affects 26 million people annually worldwide. Help raise sepsis awareness and honor those affected by sepsis by joining advocates across the globe on this one day, September 28, 2019, to go the extra mile. Whether you complete your mile running, walking, biking, swimming, or with another activity, you will be one of the Sepsis Awareness Superheroes the world needs.

Pledge your support and receive a superhero sticker to let the world know you’re joining the fight against sepsis. Register before September 20 to guarantee that you receive your sticker in time for the Challenge. Click here to register. 

Ready to fulfill your dreams of becoming a superhero? Here’s how to do it:

  • Register for the Sepsis Awareness Superhero Challenge.
  • Join the Facebook event to connect with other superheroes in your area.
  • Ask friends and family to join you by registering with you, or contributing to your fundraising page.
  • Proudly wear your sticker, superhero cape, or t-shirt on September 28, take a picture before, during, or after your mile, and post online using #SepsisSuperhero. Your photo might be featured on Sepsis Alliance social media!
  • Fight sepsis, you’re a superhero!
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Sepsis Awareness Month Tools and Resources


Sepsis Awareness Month Community Toolkit

Healthcare Provider & Local Government Toolkit

Media Toolkit

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Spread the Word

Share these sepsis stats and facts with your friends and followers on social media to help spread the word about sepsis.

For Healthcare Providers

View the HSAG HIIN Sepsis Field Guide