Anaphylaxis: Be Aware, Prepared and Ready to Respond

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Anaphylaxis (Ana-fil-akses) is a severe, life-threatening allergic reaction resulting from exposure to allergens. Food allergies are the most common cause of anaphylaxis.

Check out this infographic from Food Allergy Research & Education on allergies and schools.

This three-part video series is designed to help create a safer learning environment for students with severe allergies. The three programs are designed to:

  • What You Can Do ButtonEmpower parents to partner with schools on education and emergency response.
  • Inform parents on how to prepare kids for severe allergies at school and at home.
  • Educate parents of kids without severe allergies on anaphylaxis risks in school.

Share these videos with parents, school administrators and students. Encourage parents and staff to watch these short videos on their computer or mobile device.

Empowering Parents to Partner with Schools on Education and Emergency Response
Michelle Prescott, RN, BSN, NCSN, School Nurse & PTA Member


Educating Parents on Severe Allergies and Anaphylaxis Risks in Schools
John Lee, MD, Boston Children's Hospital FACETS, Program Director


Educating Parents on How to Prepare Kids with Severe Allergies for School While at Home
Kathie VanGiezen, Parent & PTA Member

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Sponsored with funds provided by Pfizer.