Food Allergy Information
Food Allergy Program
The following guidelines have been implemented in an effort to minimize risks and provide a safe educational environment for students with food allergies.
*Notify the school of the child’s allergy.
*Provide written medical documentation, instructions and medication
( if applicable).
*Educate the child in self-management of his/her food allergies.
*Review Health records submitted by parent and physician.
*Communicate to all staff that interacts with student regarding the allergy.
*Implement an Emergency Care Plan.
*Identify a rescue team in the event of an emergency.
*Educate students and staff about food allergies.
*All classrooms have a list of students with food allergies identifying the allergen(s) for teacher/aide/substitute review.
*Food sharing is not permitted.
*All students must wash their hands before and after lunch/snack.
* When eating in the classroom, the desk top must be washed after eating.
* Students eating a food that a classmate is allergic to must not sit next to or across from that student.
School Celebrations: (Halloween, Valentine’s Day, International Celebration, Wax Museum and Field Day)
Menu must be approved by school nurse in advance to review ingredients list for approval.