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Governor Jan Brewer Signs Arizona's Epinephrine Bill into Law Before Roomful of Advocates
Date:9/24/2013

The school health services coordinator grabbed the stocked epinephrine auto injector and darted to the boys aid after being alerted via radio. The school intervened long before the ambulance could arrive.

"We are so appreciative of the Governor and the Arizona Legislature who made a long-lasting, positive impact on the lives of Arizona's children," says Lisa Horne, president and founder of the Arizona Food Allergy Alliance. "This new law will help schools prepare for unexpected life-threatening reactions, which are becoming more common at schools and occurring in children who may not know they are allergic."

Arizona's epinephrine law does the following:

  • Provides a  "Good Samaritan" provision offering legal protection to school personnel so that they can assist a child who is in danger of anaphylaxis: a severe allergic reaction that can result in injury and even death.
  • Allows schools to stock epinephrine auto-injectors while utilizing programs that will provide them at no cost to schools.
  • Addresses training of school personnel on how to recognize an allergic reaction, as well as how to use the auto-injector.

In a study by Pediatrics 22 percent of the individuals who were treated with epinephrine at a school district in Massachusetts did not know they were allergic. This included a number of faculty members with adult onset allergies and related anaphylaxis. Other studies show that more than 1 in 6 children, or greater than 15 percent, will experience an allergic reaction at school.

Learn more by visiting www.arizonafoodallergy.org.


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