Allergy & Asthma Network Mothers of Asthmatics (AANMA)

 

Is your school prepared to identify and respond to a life-threatening allergic reaction for students with or without an allergy management plan?

Many states are passing laws requiring anaphylaxis emergency preparedness plans that permit schools to stock emergency supplies of epinephrine auto-injectors. 

Stock epinephrine laws across the country help save the lives of students who experience anaphylaxis at school and do not have a prescribed epinephrine auto-injector. Access at school is critical because 25 percent of anaphylaxis reactions at school occur in students previously undiagnosed with a severe allergy to food, insect venom, latex or medication.

Click on your state below to learn more!

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Green states have passed stock epinephrine laws or regulations:
AlabamaAlaska, Arkansas, ArizonaCalifornia, Colorado, ConnecticutDelawareFlorida, Georgia, IdahoIllinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, MaineMaryland, MassachusettsMichigan, Minnesota, MississippiMissouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey,  New MexicoNew York, North CarolinaNorth DakotaOhioOklahoma, Oregon, PennsylvaniaSouth Carolina, South DakotaTennessee, Utah, Virginia, VermontWashington, West VirginiaWisconsin and Wyoming
Yellow states have pending stock epinephrine bills: 
Red states have no stock epinephrine bills:
HawaiiIowaNew HampshireRhode Island, and Texas

No matter what color your state, there is still work to be done in statehouses, legislatures and schools as lawmakers and policymakers develop law and implement policies.

Contact Allergy & Asthma Network to get involved: ace@aanma.org


Community ACE Teams Offer Free Support

Allergy & Asthma Network’s Anaphylaxis Community Expert (ACE) teams around the country offer free awareness and training programs for schools, parents, caregivers and community groups. Check state listings for teams where you live.

No team in your area?  Allergists, school nurses and parents form our specially trained volunteer teams.  Contact ace@aanma.org for information on setting one up!  It’s simple and we provide training and resources.

Anaphylaxis Community Experts is a national, award-winning education, advocacy and outreach program created, developed and hosted by Allergy & Asthma Network in partnership with the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, sponsored by Mylan Specialty L.P.