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News Archives - Epilepsy Foundation Florida

07 Dec

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Recent Events

December 7, 2020 | By |

Advocates for the cure for epilepsy come together for events around the region.  Check out the photos from some of our most recent successful events.  Many thanks to our team members, sponsors and donors!

 


The Chase Away Epilepsy Event held on November 7th, 2020 in Bradenton, Florida
This event brought together a strong team to advocate for a cure for epilepsy. Congratulations to all who participated and supported the event!

 

Regional Events- The Gobble Wobble Event held in November 2020 in Wallace, NC
This event brought the Wallace community together to raise awareness and provide support with a featured presentation from Thomas Jacks.  A special thanks goes out to The Wallace Police Department, Fire and Rescue and the many donors who contributed.

21 Apr

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COVID-19 and Epilepsy Fact Sheet

April 21, 2020 | By |

While most people who may develop COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) will have only mild to moderate symptoms, some people may need to see a health care provider or be hospitalized. The focus by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and all of us, is on slowing down the spread of COVID-19 and ensuring people can receive the care they need.

19 Mar

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Epilepsy Foundation TV Spots Promote Seizure First Aid

March 19, 2019 | By |

#ShareMySeizure Initiative Focuses on Public Recognition of, and Response to, Seizures and Epilepsy

The Epilepsy Foundation premiered a series of new Seizure First Aid public service announcements (PSAs) in partnership with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The basketball-themed spots will air on CBS Philadelphia and Chicago affiliates and on the CW Atlanta affiliate leading up to, and during, the NCAA “March Madness” basketball tournament. The PSAs are part of the Epilepsy Foundation’s #ShareMySeizure education initiative designed to help improve the general public’s awareness about seizure recognition and first aid.