December 2, 2019

PLF’s Rhode Island-based Advocate Megan Mimnaugh wrote an op-ed for the Providence Journal highlighting our “See C. diff” campaign. Read it below: My Turn: Meghan Mimnaugh: Americans should know about deadly infection Losing a loved one is always painful. It’s particularly excruciating when their death was preventable. Before my mom …

November 14, 2019

On November 13th, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released its second Antibiotic Resistance Threats in the United States (AR Threats Report). The report provides new national estimates of deaths and infections caused by antibiotic-resistant germs, and categorizes the top resistant germs based on level of concern to human …

November 13, 2019

Everyone at Peggy Lillis Foundation (PLF) is very proud of our advocate and C. diff survivor Maryann Webb for her frank and compelling interview on the November 13, 2019 edition of CBS Evening News. Maryann’s story provides a face to the recent Antibiotic Resistant Threats Report. “The U.S. Centers for …

May 31, 2019

In preparation for our 2019 National C diff Summit and Lobby Day,  Advocates Council members were asked to reach out to their federal legislators to schedule appointments. Some Advocates were able to quickly secure their appointments, usually with a staff member. For others, it took some persistence. Frustratingly, each office had …