IOA Helps Improve Access to EAI Devices in Indiana

Tabitha Arnett, Indiana Osteopathic Association's Executive Director

We know that anaphylaxis, the life-threatening allergic reaction, can be successfully treated with an epinephrine auto-injector (EAI). Without an EAI, the results are often tragic. Many families that have experienced this tragedy are working to promote awareness of anaphylaxis and the need for improved access to EAIs....   Read the article here.

E-Greetings from the Allergy Advocacy Association

January 2020

Happy New Year to all! We hope this finds you busy making and keeping those New Year’s resolutions. Ours include continuing to provide you with the latest scientific research and tips for staying healthy, and to work tirelessly to get legislation passed in New York State to keep those living with allergies safe. Our latest victory was helping to pass “Gio’s Law” allowing police officers and firefighters to carry epinephrine auto-injector (EAI) devices to treat anyone experiencing anaphylaxis. Since they are usually the first on the scene in any emergency, this could save many lives.

Speaking of which, please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. us if you know of a daycare center, nursery school, scouting organization, or summer camp that might be interested in a free training session on how to recognize the symptoms of a severe allergic reaction and administer epinephrine. We have many excellent trainers on hand who always make their presentations interesting and easy to understand.

Best wishes for a safe and happy 2020!

Jon Terry
Allergy Advocacy Association

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