Allergy | Anaphylaxis Management | Epinephrine

Education Law

Medical and Health Services - Article 19
916-a - Pupils with Allergies, 921 On-site epinephrine auto-injectors, and 921-a -Training of unlicensed school personnel to administer certain medications.

NYSED Commissioners Regulations

Commissioner's Regulations CR 136.6-Authorized Use of Epinephrine Auto-Injector

Commissioner's Regulations CR 136.7-Self-administration of Certain Medications by Students

NYS Public Health Laws

Public Health Law 3000a-Good Samaritan Law 
Protects those who voluntarily provide emergency care from liability in doing so. 

Public Health Law 3000c Epinephrine Auto-injectors 
Allows schools to purchase, acquire, possess, and train staff in the use of epinephrine auto-injector devices for emergency treatment of those appearing to experience anaphylactic symptoms. 

Allergy and Anaphylaxis Management Act of 2007 PBH 2500 H*2.
Requires the commissioner of health, in consultation with the commissioner of education, to establish an anaphylactic policy for school districts that provides guidelines and procedures, which includes a procedure and treatment plan, including responsibilities for school nurses and other appropriate school personnel, for preventing and responding to anaphylaxis.  Enacted 6/30/2008. 

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