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21 Apr


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.

16 Jan


Brain Strong Expo 2020 Call for Speakers

January 16, 2020 | By |

Are you an industry expert on epilepsy, wellness, or brain health? Do you have subject matter expertise you’d like to contribute to a wide audience? Do you like to debate topics or have a unique perspective you’d like to share?

The Epilepsy Foundation Florida Brain Strong Expo is set apart by the strength of our content, so speakers play an integral role in the success of the Expo. In order to make this year’s event a  success, we need the industry’s brightest experts and speakers to be part of our programming.


19 Aug


Job Opening: Program and Events Manager

August 19, 2019 | By |

The Epilepsy Foundation of Florida is seeking a Program and Events Manager to oversee all programs and services offered by the chapter, connecting those Floridians impacted by epilepsy to the appropriate resources offered by the Epilepsy Foundation. This position will educate the public about the purpose of the foundation and manage all aspects- big and small- of special events, including the annual Walk to End Epilepsy, statewide Wellness Expo and Conference, and KidsCrew events. The Program and Events Manager will be responsible for the planning, facilitation, and execution of high visibility statewide events, to include managing budgets, volunteers, and tracking progress.  Must be a self-starter, excel as part of a small team, and work collaboratively with others.

19 Mar


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.