Rhode Island is the 49th state to protect students with anaphylaxis! The law now protects their rights to carry and self-administer epinephrine auto-injectors and for bus drivers to help out if needed! Read more here: http://www.aanma.org/advocacy/meds-at-school/ including a copy of the Rhode Island legislation.
Louisiana allergist Prem Menon, MD, AANMA Board Member and ACE Team Leader, reports that LA just passed a law requiring schools to adopt policies for treating anaphylaxis emergencies! On its way to the Governor’s desk!