Health Tip: Control Food Allergies at School09/21/10
(HealthDay News) -- Food allergies can range from mild to
life-threatening. Parents of children with severe food allergies
should prepare faculty at the child's school.
The American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology offers
- Schedule a meeting with your child's teachers at the beginning
of the school year to review your child's food allergies.
- Also discuss the child's allergy history with the school's
- Provide a doctor's note for the school that allows your child
to have emergency medication at school.
- Provide snacks that your child and other children can eat
during school parties.
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