Home Food Allergies Newest information from Meals Allergy Canada – September 2023

Newest information from Meals Allergy Canada – September 2023


Be ready and assured this season with back-to-school, and share our #MoreThanPeanuts social media marketing campaign to assist enhance consciousness of all meals allergic reactions and forestall reactions. Take a look at our instruments and sources, together with our new indicators and signs sheet and 5 emergency steps sheet you can share along with your faculty. Plus, take a look at our back-to-school tips about the way to carry your auto-injectors in class.

Be ready and be assured for back-to-school

With our back-to-school marketing campaign, we’re right here that will help you and your loved ones prepare for back-to-school so you can begin the 12 months with confidence!

Instruments and sources: Obtain our instruments and sources and be assured this back-to-school season! Plus, view our Be ready part to search out extra sources on epinephrine auto-injectors, making ready to your allergist go to, and extra!

back-to-school checklist

Checklists: Obtain and full our helpful checklists for fogeys and college students to make sure you’re ready and assured in managing meals allergy all through the college 12 months.

New sources: Obtain our new indicators and signs sheet and the brand new model of our 5 emergency steps sheet and share with household, associates, academics, coaches, and others who care for people with meals allergy.

#FoodAllergyHacks Back to School

Again-to-school #FoodAllergyHacks: Take a look at our hacks for back-to-school with meals allergy. Share these hacks on social media to unfold meals allergy consciousness and training.

Plus, you should definitely create public consciousness for all meals allergic reactions with our enjoyable social media marketing campaign #MoreThanPeanuts. Our marketing campaign focuses on supporting all meals allergic reactions, bringing consideration to the seriousness of allergic reactions, and highlighting the significance of figuring out what’s within the meals you eat and/or share with others so allergic reactions will be prevented. Be a part of the dialog and share with others.

Upcoming back-to-school webinars

Register now for our upcoming September webinars as a part of our back-to-school sequence, geared toward serving to you and your loved ones be ready and assured for the autumn and all season lengthy!

Milk allergy: Find out how to handle it and what to contemplate from a dietary perspective
September 19
12-1pm EDT
Register now
Treating anaphylaxis and what that you must find out about Benadryl®
September 28
12-1pm EDT
Register now


We’re very grateful for the help of our back-to-school 2023 marketing campaign sponsors. With their assist, we will educate and create consciousness across the seriousness of meals allergy. Don’t miss out on their particular provides only for you!

Share with educators: New “All about meals allergy” faculty program

“All about meals allergy” is a free, medically-reviewed and curriculum-linked program that may assist develop the information and expertise college students must help the well being and well-being of self and others.

The simplest method to broaden the information and capabilities of the general public is thru the training system. With this new program, we will begin constructing the muse of understanding and inclusion.

“All about meals allergy” is ideally suited to grades 4-6 though it may be simply tailored for different grades. This system teaches college students about meals allergy, what triggers anaphylaxis, the way to be citizen and construct inclusion, and rather more!

Please share this wonderful useful resource with educators this back-to-school season.

Go to foodallergycanada.ca/SchoolProgram to be taught extra. Educators can register to entry lesson plans, shows, sources, and extra.

Again-to-school: Carrying your auto-injector in model

Again-to-school purchasing is an thrilling a part of the autumn season: new notebooks, pens, clothes, and extra! Earlier than you pick the right first day of college outfit, take a look at our tips about carrying your epinephrine auto-injector with you in model this fall. Auto-injector circumstances are available all styles and sizes now and nevertheless you select to put on it’s as much as you – in a backpack, strapped to your waist, or tucked in beside your lunch, so long as you’ve got it with you whenever you depart the home.

A waist or shoulder bag is nice for simple entry and visibility. They’re obtainable in a wide range of sizes and types (from a number of totally different manufacturers) and are extraordinarily versatile. These pouches can carry a number of auto-injectors, extra medicines, or different necessities. Utilizing the identical pouch/bag every single day is a good way to construct the behavior of at all times taking your auto-injector with you. Perceive the significance of epinephrine and the way to use your auto-injector with our new sheet.

Arm/leg carriers are nice for carrying your auto-injector with you whenever you’re enjoying sports activities, in health club class or simply being energetic. These carriers strap to your arm or ankle permitting you to be hands-free. Keep in mind, epinephrine can lose its effectiveness when saved in excessive warmth or chilly, an insulated provider is at all times the best choice.

In highschool or post-secondary faculty, you’ll be able to carry your auto-injector in your on a regular basis bag like a handbag or a backpack. Some faculties might not allow you to take massive luggage into the classroom, so it’s necessary to switch the gadget to a pocket or pencil case for accessibility. Make sure to inform your academics and associates the place they will find it and the way to use it. An anaphylaxis emergency plan is a good useful resource that will help you and others know what to do in an emergency. Be ready and assured with our step-by-step information on dealing with emergencies.

Really feel assured and trendy this faculty 12 months, it doesn’t matter what you put on.

Go to foodallergycanada.ca/backtoschool for extra sources and suggestions for the autumn.

Tags: All about meals allergy faculty program, auto-injector, Again-To-Faculty

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