SUSAN G. KOMEN® STATEMENT REGARDING COVID-19

SUSAN G. KOMEN® STATEMENT REGARDING COVID-19

 

DALLAS – March 11, 2020 – Susan G. Komen® takes the health and safety of our supporters very seriously.  As such, we are closely monitoring the news of the novel Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) and the current state of cases found across the U.S.  Each of our local Susan G. Komen Affiliates are consulting with their local health authorities and are making decisions about any events they have planned during this spring season based on local conditions and the best interest of our supporters.

While many events will be unaffected, some may be postponed or cancelled.  We are also investigating options, where possible and appropriate, to enable supporters to participate virtually, such as a virtual Race/Walk participation, conducting programming via live-stream and holding online auctions. Please contact your local Affiliate with questions about a specific event and follow them on social media for updates.

For more topics regarding COVID-19 including screening recommendations, FAQ for those who have experienced a breast cancer diagnosis, helpline information, and more, please visit the link below.

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About Susan G. Komen®
Susan G. Komen® is the world’s leading nonprofit breast cancer organization, working to save lives and end breast cancer forever. Komen has an unmatched, comprehensive 360-degree approach to fighting this disease across all fronts and supporting millions of people in the U.S. and in countries worldwide.  We advocate for patients, drive research breakthroughs, improve access to high-quality care, offer direct patient support and empower people with trustworthy information.  Founded by Nancy G. Brinker, who promised her sister, Susan G. Komen, that she would end the disease that claimed Suzy’s life, Komen remains committed to supporting those affected by breast cancer today, while tirelessly searching for tomorrow’s cures. Visit komen.org or call 1-877 GO KOMEN. Connect with us on social at ww5.komen.org/social.

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