Tag: school

President Obama Signs School Epinephrine Bill into Law

Culminating two years of effort, the School Access to Emergency Epinephrine Act was signed into law today by President Obama.

School Epinephrine Bill Passes Senate

The School Access to Emergency Epinephrine Act was passed by the full Senate today and moves to the President for his signature.
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'Stock' Epinephrine Bill Ready for Full Senate Vote

The School Access to Emergency Epinephrine Act has cleared another legislative hurdle.

CDC Releases Guidelines for Managing Food Allergies in School

The CDC has published comprehensive guidelines for the management of food allergies in schools.

NY Times Opinion Piece: EpiPens for All

An excellent opinion piece by Curtis Sittenfeld entitled 'Epipens for All' was published in today's New York Times Sunday Review.

FARE Publishes Updated Emergency Action Plan Template

Food Allergy Research and Education (FARE) has published an update to their emergency action plan template.

Update to Natalie Giorgi Tragedy

This is an update to our previous story regarding the tragic death of 13-year-old Natalie Giorgi, who accidentally ingested a treat containing peanut butter and suffered a fatal bout of anaphylaxis.
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Federal School Epinephrine Act Stalled in Committee – Show Your Support!

Federal epinephrine legislation has died in committee. Join with SnackSafely.com and show your support now!

Mylan Introduces $0 Co-Pay Program for Epipen® Auto-Injectors

The manufacturer of Epipen brand auto-injectors has introduced a new $0 Co-Pay Card which will reimburse eligible participants for a portion of their out-of-pocket expenses.

Mylan Announces Free EpiPens® for Schools Program

Mylan Specialty L.P., the distributors of EpiPen® brand epinephrine auto-injectors, have announced a new program allowing qualified schools to obtain EpiPens at no cost.