Due to the COV-19 pandemic, Polio Epic’s general meeting have been CANCELLED until further notice. We expect to meet again in September 12, 2020, but that date is subject to change/revision, depending on circumstances. Please feel free to contact a member of the Polio Epic’s Board if you have questions/need additional information.
You may find the following article, Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Poliovirus, by Professor Mikchael Kossove of interest in these troubling times.
Polio Epic’s Mission Statement:
Polio Epic, Inc., founded in 1985, is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization of polio survivors and their families, community professionals and other interested parties. Our mission is to provide education, support and community connections that empower polio survivors with tools necessary to make adjustments needed to continue a life of dignity, independence and interdependence.
Wadleigh/Immler Funds Grant
Polio Epic, Inc., is accepting applications from its membership for a one-time financial assistance. This program is made possible by a bequest Polio Epic received from Frank Wadleigh, a long time member and supporter of our efforts. The purpose of the program is to improve the quality of life for members, while supporting the overall mission of Polio Epic. Reasons for requests can be as varied as the members making them, all are seriously considered.
Assistance is limited to a life-time maximum of $1,500 per member. This amount may be in one or multiple awards. An application may be accessed by clicking on the Application link below.
Post Polio 101:
In 2005, a grant was awarded to Polio Epic, Inc. to create an informational document to use in educating local polio survivors, medical professionals, and interested community members about Post Polio. It is suggested that you make a copy for your Health Professionals.