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August 17, 2021: SafeMedicationUse.ca - Back to School: Keeping Children with Severe Allergies Safe

Back-to-school time can be stressful for parents who have children with potentially life-threatening allergies. Fortunately, there are steps parents can take to help keep children safe at school. If a life-threatening reaction (also known as anaphylaxis) occurs, the medication epinephrine can be lifesaving until emergency services arrive. It comes as an auto-injector to make it easy for children or others to give the medication quickly. SafeMedicationUse.ca has the following tips for parents to prepare their child with serious allergies for the return to school  Read more …   |   Français

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