2018 SJS Awareness events

 You can help spread SJS awareness by contacting your governor and request a proclamation naming August SJS Awareness month. Here is a sample proclamation letter:

Sample Proclamation request letter

Proclamation sample wording:

Whereas, Stevens Johnson Syndrome and Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis  another form of SJS – are severe adverse reactions to medication; and,

 Whereas, Almost any medication, including over the counter drugs, can cause SJS; and,

 Whereas, SJS affects people of ages and a large amount of its victims are children, and

 Whereas, according to the New England Journal of Medicine, over 2 million Americans fall ill and are hospitalized every year from taking these recommended drugs and; of that 2 million that are admitted; over 140,000 are never released; and,

Whereas recognizing the early symptoms of SJS and prompt medical attention are the most invaluable tools in minimizing the possible long-term effects SJS may have on its victims;

Whereas the health and safety of our citizens is of utmost importance and the State of ____________ is committed to raising awareness and supporting all efforts to minimize the effects of life-threatening diseases such as Stevens Johnson Syndrome; Steven Johnson Syndrome

SJS Awareness event

Please save the date August 4th, 2018.

We hope you will  join us for a walk around the lake for

Stevens – Johnson Syndrome Awareness and research.

Lake Arbor, Arvada, Colorado

10:00 am