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Epinephrine Entry, Laws, and Options on Show at Allergy Consciousness Day


Belay and Allergy Advocates New York assist legislators and the meals allergy group via progressive services

Belay, a number one healthcare firm within the meals allergy house, teamed with Allergy Advocates New York (AANY) yesterday for Meals Allergy Consciousness Day on the New York State Capital. Specializing in the important situation of epinephrine entry in public locations, AANY rallied their advocates in assist of epinephrine-focused laws whereas Belay previewed their patented MedLocker® answer for epinephrine entry.

Over 50 million folks in the US stay day-after-day managing doubtlessly life-threatening allergic reactions. At the moment, epinephrine is the ONLY treatment out there within the occasion of an anaphylactic (extreme allergic response) emergency; nonetheless, lack of public availability to this life-saving treatment and the important want for simply accessible epinephrine in public areas stay a priority.

Two particular items of laws now into account within the NY legislature converse on to epinephrine public entry points. S1078A/A2885 requires the educated use and availability of epinephrine in locations of public meeting; and A4909A offers public entry to epinephrine auto-injector gadgets at college. Each payments are supported by AANY, Belay (a New York primarily based firm), and the greater than 2 million New Yorkers who are suffering from life-threatening meals allergic reactions.

Belay’s preview of its new MedLocker® expertise throughout the meals allergy consciousness occasion is an especially well timed answer to the issue of epinephrine entry and safety. MedLocker® is a patented “sensible” base station designed to securely home epinephrine and different emergency medicines in a wall-mountable unit. MedLocker® options patented security measures that make emergency medicines readily accessible, easy-to-use and secure for most people.

“We all know that allergic reactions could be life-threatening and that 2 youngsters in each classroom are estimated to have a life-threatening meals allergy,” mentioned Belay Co-Founder and CEO, Abby Herzig. “Since many of those extreme reactions happen in colleges, daycares, and different public locations, public entry to epinephrine is critically essential to avoid wasting lives.”

“Allergy Advocates New York is proud to assist these critically essential items of laws that require and improve secure public entry to epinephrine,” mentioned Government Director, Toni Taylor. “We’re additionally grateful to corporations like Belay who work tirelessly to offer options like MedLocker® to the emergency medication disaster.”

Belay and AANY want to thank the next NY State Legislature Senate and Meeting Member invoice co-sponsors for his or her unfailing dedication to the folks of New York and unwavering assist of these affected by life-threatening allergic reactions.


  • Senator Andrew Gounardes (Sponsor)
  • Senator Jabari Brisport
  • Senator Samra G. Brouk
  • Senator Nathalia Fernandez
  • Senator Lea Webb
  • Meeting Member Linda Rosenthal (Sponsor)
  • Meeting Member William Colton
  • Meeting Member Nader Sayegh


  • Meeting Member Nader Sayegh (Sponsor)
  • Meeting Member Chris Burdick
  • Meeting Member Scott H. Bendett
  • Senator Iwen Chu

To learn the proposed laws in its entirety, click on right here for S1078A/A2885 and click on right here for A4909A/S8482.

For extra data on Belay and the MedLocker® go to: www.webelay.com

For extra details about Allergy Advocates New York and epinephrine and allergy points, go to: www.allergyadvocatesny.org

CONTACT: media@webelay.com

About Belay:

Belay was based to assist households, daycares, and colleges handle life-threatening meals allergic reactions via services that shield the well being and security of kids within the occasion of a extreme allergic response. Belay is dedicated to increasing the provision of its proprietary choices to all public settings, making certain common entry to life-saving expertise and companies in anaphylactic and different medical emergencies. For extra data on Belay and the MedLocker® go to: www.webelay.com.

About AANY:

Allergy Advocates New York is an affiliation devoted to serving to within the prevention of anaphylaxis with coaching, laws passage and implementation. Our mission is to assist inform, educate and lift consciousness of the general public at massive and at-risk people to allergic reactions and anaphylaxis. For extra details about Allergy Advocates New York and epinephrine and allergy points, go to: www.allergyadvocatesny.org.

Supply: Belay Press Launch acquired by way of e-mail.

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