Information regarding the Mylan notification of extension of expiration dates for selected lots of 0.3 Epinephrine auto-injectors which have current expiration dates between February 2019 and October 2020 can be accessed here.
The Laws|Guidelines|Memos page contains resources on 916 a-Pupils with Allergies, 921 On-site epinephrine auto-injectors and 921-a Training of unlicensed school personnel to administer certain medications, CR 136.6 on Use of EAI, Memos and Practice Guidelines on use of EAI in schools as well as Public Health Law Sections 3000a Good Samaritan Law and 3000c Epinephrine Auto-injectors
Epinephrine Auto-Injectors (EAI) in Schools - NYSDOH approved training webinar and resources which allow school staff to administer epinephrine to any student or staff member with signs of anaphylaxis on-site at school. Updated 3/31/17
Options Chart for Administration of Epinephrine in Schools - Prior to administering epinephrine in the school setting, district boards of education and school governing bodies should develop policies consistent with the laws and regulations of New York state.(3/28/17)
Epinephrine Auto-Injectors Products, Training and Administration Options For School Personnel
Learn about the four epinephrine auto-injectors currently available on the market, plus where to find product information and training videos, from Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE), (8/29/2018)
Note: The New York State Education Department (NYSED) and NYS Center for School Health (NYSCSH) do not endorse individual vendors, products, or services. Links to vendors, products, or services by trade name, trademark, or manufacturer are provided for educational purposes only.
Epinephrine Auto-Injectors Disposal
Epinephrine Auto-Injector Disposal - The FDA does not consider the epinephrine salts in epinephrine auto-injector to be a hazardous waste. Therefore epinephrine auto-injectors should be disposed of in the same manner as other sharps.(FDA 08/2018)
Epinephrine Dosing Guidance
AAP Journal of Pediatrics: Self-injectable Epinephrine for First-Aid Management of Anaphylaxis (2007)- Provides guidance for dosing based on weight.
National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Disease (NIAID)-Food Allergy-Contains resources on research and most current clinical guidelines in allergy managment-including dosing.
NASN Resources-Sample Policy, Protocols, and Training
Voluntary Data Reporting
NYSCSH Epinephrine Administration Reporting Form- NYSCSH voluntary reporting tool for Epinephrine administration in the school setting.