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New York Governor Signs Elijah’s Law to Prevent Severe Food Allergy Reactions in Child Day Care Programs

KFA News Team ·
On Sept. 12, 2019, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed Elijah's Law (S.218B/A.6971B). Under this law, New York child day care programs have to follow guidelines for preventing and responding to severe food allergy reactions.
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New York Residents: Ask New York Governor Cuomo to Sign Elijah’s Law

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Elijah’s Law, A6971B, is a bill recently passed by the New York State Assembly and Senate aimed at preventing another tragedy like Elijah's. It is now waiting to be signed by Governor Andrew Cuomo. The bill would require anaphylaxis policies for child day care centers. New York State residents can use this tool to tell New York's governor to support Elijah’s Law.
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Re: New York Residents: Ask New York Governor Cuomo to Sign Elijah’s Law

Kids With Food Allergies ·
This blog post was edited to update the status of Elijah's Law. Governor Cuomo signed Elijah's Law on Sept. 12, 2019. Congratulations to New York and Elijah's family!
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Strides in Food Allergy Advocacy

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Even though 32 million Americans have food allergies, protections for people with food allergies are still lacking. The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) and its division Kids With Food Allergies (KFA) have been advocating for better food allergy awareness and for ways to prevent severe allergic reactions. Engagement With FDA During COVID-19 – AAFA is leading a coalition of 13 other food allergy organizations to respond to the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) "Temporary...
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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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