City of Hamilton launches stock epinephrine auto-injector pilot project at Jackson Square mall. Security guards to carry epinephrine auto-injectors.


TORONTO, ON – September 8, 2014 – A pilot project is being launched in Hamilton, Ontario today to examine the effects of stocking epinephrine auto-injectors (EAIs) at Jackson Square shopping mall. As part of the project, security guards have been trained to indentify the symptoms and signs of anaphylaxis, the most serious form of an allergic reaction, and when and how to use an auto-injector (EpiPen® and Allerject™). Read More ...
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Managing Allergies Safely for Back to School

August 26, 2014

School is about to begin.. are you ready? Whether your child is starting school for the first time, entering a new school or is a returning student, Anaphylaxis Canada is here to help by providing useful resources for safely managing allergies as you prepare for the new year ahead.

CSACI Announces Release of Updated Guidelines

August 21, 2014

Anaphylaxis in Schools & Other Settings, 3rd Edition


New guidelines for schools

Nouvelle directives pour les écoles

Events

Tagliani Foundation Golf Classic & Gala Charity Event


Anaphylaxis Canada has been named the designated charity for the First Annual Tagliani Foundation Golf Classic followed by The Black Tie & Tennies Gala on September 30, 2014 at Le Mirage Golf Club in Montreal. Hosted by Canadian race car driver, Alex Tagliani and his wife Bronte, this event will help support the programs and services offered by Anaphylaxis Canada to individuals and families at risk and raise awareness of food allergies in Canada. Read more...

Loblaw Pharmacy/DRUGStore - Food Allergy 101 Patient Information Sessions

Anaphylaxis Canada is pleased to be working with Loblaw Pharmacy/DRUGStore Pharmacy on a patient education program for those affected by food allergy. This September, select Loblaw Pharmacy/DRUGStore pharmacy locations in Ontario and the Maritimes, will hold “Food Allergy 101” information sessions in their stores, hosted by their local pharmacist and in-store dietitian. These sessions will help patients, families and others in the community (e.g. educators, child care staff) better understand food allergies and how to safely manage them. Here is a list of the locations offering these sessions.