- Please be assured that the work of The ALS Association will continue. The first priority is the safety and well-being of people with ALS, their families and caregivers, and our staff.
- Chapter staff will be working remotely and are still available to our constituents daily via phone, email, or video chat.
- All in-person Support Groups are cancelled through April. There may be opportunities for Virtual Support Groups. Care Services Coordinators will be in touch with further information.
- The 2020 Dinner Auction and Gala has been postponed to October 24, 2020.
- The Hike to Defeat ALS is now a virtual event.
- We anticipate that some other activities may need to be cancelled, modified, or rescheduled; we will communicate with you directly regarding changes to upcoming plans, so please watch your email.
- You can find the latest updates about our activities on our Facebook page.
For the most recent information about coronavirus (COVID-19), The ALS Association recommends that you reference the websites for the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the World Health Organization (WHO), and state and local health authorities. The ALS Association has also made available a fact sheet about COVID-19 and its impact on people with ALS.
For specific information about symptoms you may be experiencing or questions about personal exposure as someone living wth ALS or as a caregiver, please contact your physician directly.
Thank you for your patience as we manage this rapidy shifting situation.
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