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Patient Resources

Protect yourself and your family

CDC offers free educational resources to help prevent sepsis or spot it early when it happens.

Stories from patients and families

Brochures and Fact Sheets

Use these materials to learn about the risks, signs and symptoms, and ways you and your family can get ahead of sepsis.

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Q&A with your healthcare provider

Use this question and answer guide when you want to discuss sepsis with your healthcare provider.


Use these posters, which can also be used as public service announcements (PSAs), to help spread the word about sepsis.