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States enact laws to stock epinephrine at schools

Thursday - 10/17/2013, 01:44pm EDT


EpiPen bill nears passage in Virginia

Months after the death of a 7-year-old Chesterfield County girl who suffered an anaphylactic attack after a fellow student gave her peanuts at recess, Virginia is closing in on a law that would require schools to maintain epinephrine pens.

Wednesday - 04/11/2012, 11:49am EDT

Tags: Virginia General Assembly, EpiPens, Loudoun Allergy Network, Thanita Glancey, Neal Augenstein, Amarria Johnson

Area schools guard against students' allergic reactions

The D.C.-area's two largest school systems say they tailor health plans to individual students who suffer from potentially deadly allergies.

Thursday - 01/05/2012, 04:47pm EST

Tags: Montgomery County Public Schools, Fairfax County Public Schools, Mary Shaw, Dana Tofig, Chesterfield County, allergic reaction, The Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network