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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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Lupus and You

Join us for an engaging series of programming brought to you by GSK. Our community gathers, shares, and learns together as we spread awareness of lupus.

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2021 walks

Register. Fundraise. Spread the Word. Walk and Participate.

Join us again from coast to coast for our incredible virtual Walk to End Lupus Now experience taking place on October 16, 2021.

We will be visiting each city for prize pickups. Register for more information.

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October 16th

Georgia Program 10:30 p.m. - 12 p.m.
Join us for our local virtual program as we celebrate YOUR success in the Walk to End Lupus Now! Sign up to receive the the link to Zoom for our 30 minute opening ceremony, followed by a live Zoom for all of our walkers.

National Program 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
The virtual walk environment will open at 12 p.m. and the LFA walk program will begin broadcasting at 1 p.m. You’ll want to join early to connect with fellow lupus warriors from across the country, check out our sponsors, and play fun trivia games for prizes!

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Town Hall
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November 14th - Virtual Town Hall: Living with Lupus and COVID-19 in Our Community

Second Sunday of Each Month

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 monthly basis about what we know and don’t know about COVID-19 and how it may impact those living with lupus in Georgia. Watch the September 12th recording on the right.

NEXT MEETING: November 14th at 9 PM
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We are following the developments regarding a COVID-19 vaccine and booster shots very closely. As we learn more we will keep you up to date on what is important for people with lupus.

The Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine has received full approved by the FDA and we anticipate Moderna and Johnson & Johnson are soon to follow.

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Let's Talk About It

Let's Talk About It is a series of monthly webinars designed to provide you with important information about living with lupus and better managing your symptoms. Live webinars are accessible through a link provided after registration.

Be Fierce Take Control

You sleep plenty (you even nap), but you’re always tired. Some days, the pain in your joints and muscles makes you feel three times your age. You work hard and take care of business—but there are times when it feels like your body is fighting against you. Lupus can be like that. Learn More.

Take Charge Email Series

Take Charge is a weekly education email series for people with lupus, including those recently diagnosed. Each week for 12 weeks, you'll get an email from our Health Educators with tips and resources that can empower you to take charge of your health.

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.

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!

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.

GCLEA Georgia Council on Lupus Education and Awareness

The mission of the GCLEA is to improve the lives of Georgia residents who live with lupus by raising public education and awareness, improving access to resources for patients and family members, obtaining information that will inform current and future public health efforts, and increasing appropriate diagnosis of lupus by non-rheumatologists. Read more.