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Up-to-Date News and Resources for Lupus and COVID-19

Stay up-to-date on coronavirus news, reliable information, and resources, all geared toward people affected by lupus. Even in these challenging times, we are here to support you.

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Virtual Town Hall: Living with Lupus and COVID-19 in Our Community

If you have lupus, you’re at higher risk for infections like the coronavirus, also known as COVID-19. Some people with lupus may also be at risk for more serious complications from catching the coronavirus.

Join S. Sam Lim, MD, MPH as he provides up to date information on a weekly basis about what we know and don’t know about COVID-19 and how it may impact those living with lupus in Georgia.

NEXT MEETING: August 9th at 9 PM
Send your questions to info@lfaga.org

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Before and After a Lupus Diagnosis: Merging Lifestyles and Taking Control- August 13, 2020 7 p.m.

The effects of lupus are always on the back of your mind, making you feel like you are losing control. From unpredictable symptoms, fatigue, and pain to worry, anxiety and depression, Dr. Cristina Drenkard will provide self-management skills to help you successfully manage daily disease-related challenges and improve your quality of life.

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Atlanta Walk to End Lupus Now Virtual Kickoff

ATLANTA - Thursday, August 20th, 7 p.m.

Join us as we "restart" the Walk season with an evening of inspiration, networking and fundraising ideas. Invite your friends friends and family who are unfamiliar with lupus or the Walk - they will learn and be inspired! Hear great fundraising tips; meet new friends as well as Chapter Board and staff members.

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Walk to End Lupus Now

For the safety of all, our Walk to End Lupus Now events have been converted to virtual events with "curbside" incentive pick-up
(t-shirts, $500 signs, Trailblazer medals, etc.) in each of our Walk communities culminating in a historic national celebration on October 10th

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Virtual Town Hall: Living with Lupus and COVID-19 in Our Community - Sunday Evenings , 9 PM

NEXT MEETING: AUGUST 9TH | CLICK FOR ZOOM INFORMATION: Join Dr. S. Sam Lim, MD, MPH as he provides up to date information on a weekly basis about what we know and don’t know about COVID-19 and how it may impact those living with lupus in Georgia.

Thirty-One Faces of Hope

The lupus community includes people living with lupus, friends, family and supporters across Georgia. For Lupus Awareness Month, we would like to highlight some of our lupus heroes and champions.

NEW Telephonic/Virtual Support Group - NEXT Meeting: Aug 18, 2020

The telephonic support group is available via a toll-free conference call, held on the first and third Tuesday of every month from 7:00 - 8:00 pm. Register to receive call-in information and an email reminder. Feel free to reach out to info@lfaga.org with any questions, or call our office at 770-333-5930.

Ask the Expert Teleconference Series

Ask the Experts is a series of monthly educational teleconferences designed to provide you with important information about living with lupus and better managing your symptoms. Live teleconferences last one hour and are accessible through a toll-free phone number. All registered participants will receive call-in/log-in information before the event along with any support materials.

Support Groups in Georgia

IMPORTANT NOTE: The well being of our patients is our highest priority. Due to COVID-19 and in accordance with CDC guidelines, all support will be held via teleconference until further notice. Our Support Network is essential to all the Chapter’s efforts, working tirelessly to support patients, our programs and events and advocate for awareness.

Advocacy in Georgia

A lupus activist engages in educating their federal, state, and locally elected officials about the cruel mystery of lupus.  Whether through a letter, email, phone call, or face-to-face meetings with elected officials, lupus activists are the vital voice on legislation and policies issues impacting people with lupus and their families.  An activist’s voice makes a difference.

GOAL Research Cohort - Georgians Organized Against Lupus

The GOAL project, lead by the Division of Rheumatology at Emory University. to better understand how lupus may impact patients' lives. We need to hear from you to build the wealth of knowledge needed to transform health care and improve health outcomes.

Volunteer Opportunities

We have SO much to offer the Lupus Community in 2020 and we are looking for some dedicated volunteers and committee members to help us reach our goals!

2020 Walk to End Lupus Now

The health and safety of the lupus community is our top priority, and we believe that we must do our part to minimize the risk to people with lupus, our families and communities. Therefore, the Lupus Foundation of America, Georgia Chapter is going virtual with our 2020 Walk to End Lupus Now celebrations! We have 4 new "curbside" celebration dates for you to look forward to culminating in a national celebration on Oct. 10!


Ask the Experts: Teleconference Series

A series of live and archived educational teleconferences on a variety of topics designed to provide you with important information about living with lupus. Don't miss this opportunity to learn from the country's leading lupus experts from the comfort and privacy of your home!

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