Last revised: August 27, 2019


Anaphylaxis is the most serious type of allergic reaction. It can progress very quickly and may cause death without proper medical attention. The initial diagnosis of anaphylaxis is made by a physician.

Your school's public health nurse can provide resources on anaphylaxis.


Helpful Links and Resources:



 Allergy Aware

  • Online free anaphylaxis courses.  
  • Also includes resources (posters, plans, etc.).

Food Allergy Canada

  • Resources, information and links for schools.

MedicAlert - No Child Without Program

  • Program provides free MedicAlert ID and service plan to eligible children between the ages of 4 and 14.

Ontario Ministry of Education

Online Anaphylaxis Training

  • Online Anaphylaxis training for school staff.

Sabrina's Law

  • Information on law that ensures all school boards have policies or procedures in place to address anaphylaxis in schools, which includes providing instruction to staff and guidance on the administration of medication.



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