Allergies list

Each classroom has an allergy list that includes all the children in the school with a known allergy or cultural dietary preferences. This list should be posted for easy access in a manner that protects privacy.


We take allergies very seriously and collaborate with parents to respond to their child’s needs in the safest and most consistent way possible.


Allergy action plan

If a child has a known or suspected allergy, you’ll receive a Special Care Plan and Allergy Action Plan. The Allergy Action Plan details the specific allergy, preventative measures to be taken, symptoms of the allergy and expected treatment, and exact details of any medication to be given.


Anaphylaxis is a severe allergic reaction that can occur quickly (as fast as a couple of minutes) and may be life threatening. Time is of the essence with an allergic reaction. Familiarize yourself with the symptoms of an allergic reaction, which can include:

For a child with a known or suspected allergy, notice any symptoms and determine the course of action based on the child’s Special Care Plan:


If the child’s Special Care Plan indicates antihistamine for symptoms presenting:


If the child’s Special Care Plan indicates an EpiPen for an allergic reaction,  refer to the Plan and determine whether the presenting symptoms call for use of the EpiPen:

Directions for using epipen or Jr.

Prepare the EpiPen or EpiPen Jr Auto-Injector For Injection

Note: The needle comes out of the orange tip. Never put your thumb, fingers, or hand over the orange tip.

Administer the EpiPen or EpiPen Jr Auto-Injector