Illinois Rallies for Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month


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Chicago, IL – May is recognized as Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month, dedicated to increasing public knowledge and understanding of cystic fibrosis (CF), a life-threatening genetic disease affecting thousands in the U.S., including many in Illinois. 

Throughout the month, health organizations and community groups across the state will be hosting events, educational programs, and fundraisers to support CF research and assist those living with the disease. 

According to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, these initiatives are crucial for advancing treatments and care strategies that significantly improve the quality of life for patients. As events unfold, local communities are encouraged to participate and help make a difference in the lives of those affected by CF.


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