Students with Food or Severe Allergies

Food allergies can be life threatening. The risk of accidental exposures to foods can be reduced in the school setting if schools work with students, parents and physicians to minimize risks and provide a safe educational environment for students with allergies.. epi pen letter
Family's responsibility
  • Notify the school of child's allergies
  • Work with the School in developing a plan (example: using a food Allergy Action Plan and a Prevention Plan at school) food& allergy care plan
  • Provide written medical documentation, instruction and medication as directed by a physician.
  • Provide properly labeled medication and replacing expired medication as needed
  • Providing emergency contact information
  • Educating the child in self management about their allergies which includes
    • Safe and unsafe foods
    • Strategies for avoiding exposure to foods or object
    • Symptoms of allergic reactions
    • Telling an adult when they may be having an allergy related problem
    • how to read food labels (age appropriate)
The following forms for school 

If you child is able to self administer their medication please fill out this form and return to school remember that a delegate can only assist in the auto injector. Medication such as prednisone or Benadryl can only be given by the Parent, Nurse or student who has permission for self administration. Self-administration approval allows the student to carry their unit dose of medication in their sports bag or purse ( but only if the proper paperwork is completed) Permission for self Administration

If your child needs any other medication at school, please fill out and return the Medication Form.
Find all current forms under "Health Forms" to your left.