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Over 55,000 Georgians are living with lupus. Whether you are living with lupus or loving someone with lupus, we are here.

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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 - Sunday Evenings , 9 PM

NEXT MEETING: APRIL 12TH | 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. Dr. Lim is Professor of Medicine and Professor of Epidemiology at Emory University. He is the Chief of Rheumatology for Grady Health Systems.

Coronavirus and Lupus

People with lupus are at higher risk from infections like the coronavirus, as well as more common illnesses like colds and the flu. Some people with lupus may also be at risk for more serious complications from catching the coronavirus. We urge you to follow the CDC recommendations for people at higher risk.

NEW Telephonic/Virtual Support Group - NEXT Meeting: April 7, 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 [email protected] with any questions, or call our office at 770-333-5930.

Disability: Navigating the Maze - April 14, 2020

If your Lupus symptoms become so severe that you are unable to work, you should consider filing for Social Security Disability benefits. This presentation covers what Lupus patients need to know about their rights and the filing process. Check out our entire series of teleconferences and recordings!

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!

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.

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 has made the decision to postpone our 2020 Walk to End Lupus Now events scheduled for April 25, and May 16, 2020.

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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