Allergy | Anaphylaxis

NYSED Resources

Guidelines for Managing Allergies and Anaphylaxis in Schools (NYSED 4/2024)
This guidance provides school districts with the information to establish an anaphylaxis policy, setting forth guidelines and procedures to be followed for both the prevention of anaphylaxis and to be used during a medical emergency resulting from anaphylaxis. 

CDC Resources

Food Allergies
CDC provides school resources, including Food Allergy Facts, Voluntary Guidelines for Managing Food Allergies in Schools and Early Care and Education Programs, and a Tool Kit for Managing Food Allergies in Schools.

Food Allergies in Schools Toolkit | Healthy Schools | CDC

Resources for Allergy|Anaphylaxis Management

FARE Food Allergy Research & Education Be a PAL Instructional Program
The Be a PAL program helps children and teens learn how to protect life by being a good friend to kids with food allergies. These resources can be used to present the program to students in grades K-12.

Food Allergens Exposure in the School Setting: Evidence, Challenges, and Interventions
The website provides strategies for managing common issues in schools.  

School Planning Resources for Students With Asthma and Allergies
The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America website. Contains resources for parents, school nurses, and staff on how to help at-risk students stay safe at school.

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
Provides research-based resources for clinicians and families, including the Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Food Allergy in the US.  

Latex Allergy Resources

Latex Allergy Information (NYSDOH) - provides an overview and additional resource links 

Latex Allergy Prevention Guide (CDC) - provides levels of response to latex with symptoms and additional resources 

Organization Websites with Additional Resources 

Allergy & Asthma Network - Provides advocacy, education, and resources. 

AllergyHome - Provides training, checklists, fact sheets, and other resources to create an inclusive school community in supporting allergy management. 

Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) - Provides programs, resources, newsletters, ECP, IHP, 504 information and includes CDC validated education for caregivers and healthcare providers. 

Food Allergy Research and Education (FARE)

FARE: Your Back-to-School Resource Hub - Living with Food Allergies Back to School Headquarters website provides essential resources for parents as their children prepare to return to school. 

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