An Update on COVID-19, ALS and Chapter Events
The Chapter understands that many of you in our ALS community may have questions and concerns related to the spread of the coronavirus, known as COVID-19. We are closely monitoring national government health agency guidance and consulting with our local and state health agencies on dealing with the coronavirus.
Information about local programs, services and events is available here.
We have an FAQ that examines COVID-19 and ALS. You can read it here.
For the most recent information about the 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.
For specific information about symptoms you may be experiencing or questions about personal exposure as someone living with ALS or as a caregiver, please contact your physician directly.
Thank you for your patience as we manage this rapidly shifting situation.
The 2020 Walks to Defeat ALS are Open and Taking Registrations
The Mid-America Chapter hosts several walks throughout our three-state service are starting in August and running through October. The Walk to Defeat ALS is the national signature event of The ALS Association.
Check out the listing of dates, times and places of the walks.
Take Action. Spread Hope.
The ALS Youth Challenge is a chance for kids to rise to the challenge and help raise awareness and funding for ALS.
On May 16, 2020 - Youth Action Day - kids, teenagers, and young adults across the country will unite to take a stand against ALS. By challenging yourself and completing an awareness or fundraising activity online - you’ll show the world that ALS needs to be cured.
Become an Advocate
Help change the laws and policies that affect thousands of people with ALS and their families.
ALS advocates lead the fight to defeat ALS on the frontlines. You can lead us closer to a world without ALS by joining the dedicated network of ALS advocates nation-wide. As an ALS advocate, you can help change the laws & policies that affect thousands of people living with ALS and their families.
The National ALS Registry is a congressionally mandated registry for persons in the U.S. with ALS. It is the only population-based registry in the U.S. that collects information to help scientists learn more about who gets ALS and its causes.
The ALS Association Mid-America Chapter Regional office
6950 Squibb Rd., Ste. 210
Mission, KS 66202