Contact: Heidi Fisher, Executive Director, or 651.287.2314.

-  The Epilepsy Foundation of Minnesota raises awareness through documentaries. Press release here. 

-  Coach Kill's book signing benefit raises nearly $200,000 for epilepsy community. Press release here.

-  EFMN appoints new executive director. Press release here.

-  Governor Dayton declares May 9 Seizure Smart Schools Day.  Press release here.

 - Photos and videos of Coach Kill at Camp Oz available for use


  • 1 in 10 people in the U.S. will have a seizure in their lifetime; 1 in 26 people will develop epilepsy. 
  • Nearly 3 million people in the U.S. have epilepsy, also known as a seizure disorder.
  • 60,000 people in Minnesota have epilepsy, which is enough people to fill TCF Bank Stadium.
  • Epilepsy is a medical condition that produces seizures. When a person has two or more unprovoked seizures, they have epilepsy.
  • Epilepsy is the most common neurological condition in children, and the fourth most common in adults (behind stroke and Alzheimer’s disease).
  • Epilepsy is a spectrum of disorders with a range of severities and seizure types.
  • Seizures can happen to anyone at anytime, and in 70% of the cases the cause is unknown.
  • Epilepsy affects more Americans than multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy and Parkinson's disease combined.


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