Northwest Chapter

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Welcome to the Northwest Chapter!

The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation is a non-profit, volunteer-driven organization dedicated to finding the cures for Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. We serve Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, and Alaska.

Are you newly diagnosed with Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis? Click here for important resources and information. 

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Thank you to our Northwest Chapter sponsors:

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9 Lake Bellevue Dr #203
Bellevue, WA 98005
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(425) 451-8455
(877) 703-6900

Chapter Events

Take Steps Kids Zone 2021

February 28, 2021

Take Steps Pacesetter Area 2021

We are bringing Take Steps to you!  

March 21, 2021

Take Steps Education & Advocacy Tent 2021

We are bringing Take Steps to you!    Join Take Steps walkers from across the Northwest for monthly events.

April 25, 2021

Take Steps Ask A Doc 2021

We are bringing Take Steps to you!  

May 16, 2021

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Local News

Vaccine Presentation, December 8, 2020

Vaccines (adult): What, Who, Which, When, Why?

On December 8, 2020, Dr. James Lord from Virginia Mason and Benaroya Research Institute presented a Zoom webinar on adult vaccinations including flu, pneumonia and shingles, as well as the COVID-19 vaccines that will soon be coming on the market.

December 9, 2020

Dr. Karlee Ausk, WA CMAC Chair

Local Docs Featured in National Programming

Recently, Washington's Chapter Medical Advisory Committee (CMAC) Chair, Dr. Karlee Ausk of Swedish Health Services and CMAC superstar, Dr.

October 29, 2020

2020 Fall Northwest Education Conference

Patient and Caregiver Video Library Now Available Via YouTube

One of the outcomes of transitioning from in-person to virtual programming in 2020 has been the creation of a new video library which now provides on demand access of educational programming by local professionals for our patients, caregivers and providers.

September 16, 2020

Seattle Children's IBD Education Day

A time for patients, families, friends, & caregivers to learn more about living with IBD!   Topics include:

September 14, 2020

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