Management of Life-Threatening Allergies in School - Policy 5331
The Board of Education recognizes pupils may have allergies to certain foods and other substances and may be at risk for anaphylaxis. Anaphylaxis is a sudden, severe, serious, systemic allergic reaction that can involve various areas of the body (such as the skin, respiratory tract, gastrointestinal tract, and cardiovascular system). Anaphylaxis is a serious allergic reaction that may be rapid in onset and may cause death. Policy 5331 has been developed in accordance with the Guidelines for the Management of Life-Threatening Food Allergies in Schools developed by the New Jersey Department of Education.Click here to read the Policy in its entirety.Click here to printout the Epinephrine Administration Permission Form.
Click to read Management of Life-Threatening Food Allergies in Schools developed by the New Jersey Department of Education.