Checklist for Students with Food Allergies
- Follow your Food Allergy Action Plan (FAAP)
- Join in your food allergy planning meeting
- Know what food(s) are unsafe
- Tell your friends and adults the foods you cannot eat
Ask your friends to learn how to use your emergency medicine (epinephrine), just in case!
- Always have two epinephrine auto-injector at school
- Go to your doctor at least once per year (Asthma — twice per year)
- If you have an allergic reaction, go see your doctor within 1 – 2 weeks
- Best practice
- Wash your hands before and after eating
- Carry two epinephrine auto-injector at school and with you at all times
- Do not share or trade food or drinks
Make sure surfaces are clean before eating.
Carry wet wipes.
- Say ”no, thank you“ to food that is unsafe or without a label
- Report any teasing, threats, or bullying
- What foods are unsafe
- What happens when you eat unsafe foods
- Know where your life-saving medicine is kept
- When to tell an adult or call 911