FOOD ALLERGY FIRST AID
Learn, Plan, React
Saturday, January 26, 2013
Drop in, 1:00-2:30 p.m.
New Canaan Library – Lamb Room
151 Main Street, New Canaan CT
Do you know, love or care for someone with food allergies?
Do you know the signs of a food allergy reaction?
Are you comfortable using an EpiPen on yourself or someone else?
Currently, 1 in 13 children and up to 15 million people the United States have a food allergy—so chances are, you know someone who is living with this potentially life-threatening medical condition. Join us for this drop-in informational session on what to do in case of a food allergy emergency.
- Learn the signs of a reaction and how to handle an emergency
- Participate in EpiPen training sessions with a representative from Mylan
- Create a food allergy action plan to carry with you so that you can be prepared BEFORE an emergency happens, and more…
Bring the whole family and don’t forget Dad and grandparents. Babysitters, neighbors, caregivers and friends are welcome.
Sponsored by FARE CT (Food Allergy Research & Education of Connecticut, formerly FAI CT).
The Food Allergy Initiative (FAI) and the Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network (FAAN) have merged to form FARE. FARE’s mission is to ensure the safety and inclusion of individuals with food allergies while relentlessly seeking a cure.
This program is not sponsored by the New Canaan Library
For more information, contact:
Helen Jaffe, FARE of CT Chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org