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Helping Allergy Families Affected by the Illinois Storms

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Kids With Food Allergies (KFA), a division of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, is asking you to help our fellow families in Illinois who have been burdened, displaced or evacuated due to severe storms and tornadoes. Families who have...
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Illinois Law Expands Access to Epinephrine in Case of Allergy Emergency

KFA News Team ·
A new Illinois law allows school bus drivers and police to give epinephrine to students and others having severe allergic reactions. The law also expands access to epinephrine auto-injectors in public places.
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New Illinois Law: Insurance Companies Must Cover Epinephrine Injectors for Children

KFA News Team ·
Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker signed a law on Aug. 9, 2019, that would require health insurance policies in his state to cover epinephrine injectors for children 18 and younger. House Bill 3435 will be effective on Jan. 1, 2020.
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Re: Helping Allergy Families Affected by the Illinois Storms

selenarae ·
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Re: Illinois Passes Elijah’s Law to Prevent Severe Food Allergy Reactions in Child Day Care Programs

mc21 ·
Such good news! We need this in every state! A great win for Illinois! Yay!
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Illinois Passes Elijah’s Law to Prevent Severe Food Allergy Reactions in Child Day Care Programs

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Update: On Aug. 20, 2021, Governor Pritzker signed Elijah’s Law in Illinois. Thank you to the nearly 300 AAFA and EAF community members who contacted their Illinois lawmakers and Governor Pritzker to ensure this important bill became law. The Illinois House and Senate have passed Elijah’s Law (HB0102) . It is now waiting to be signed into law by Governor Pritzker. Under this bill, the Illinois Department of Public Health must create policies to prevent anaphylaxis (a severe allergic...
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