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Epi Near You New York

Epi Near You New York emergency anaphylaxis training program teaches how to save lives in the event of anaphylaxis emergencies. Join the hundreds in your community who have taken this free, New York State approved program over the past ten years. You will leave with a certificate of completion, a requirement if you choose to stock epinephrine in your home, school, or business.
Dr. Anitha Shrikhande is instrumental in the impact of the Epi Near You New York program. As a presenter of the program, board member, and John J. Condemi award winner in 2023, she has been involved from the very beginning. She provides her fellow medical presenters the confidence to continue spreading the message of the safety of broad based availability of epinephrine beyond the clinical setting into the community one room full of people at a time. Many thanks to Dr. Anitha Shrikhande.


New and Existing Diagnosis

If you have a new or existing diagnosis, you have plenty to deal with. Please know that there is a community of people prepared to assist you when needed. 

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Entities Who Are Considering Stocking Epinephrine

Join other entities who have chosen to safely stock epineprhine and train their staff, making their customers and students managing allergies safer in your businesses. 

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Individual Who Would Like to be Trained

There is plenty you can do as an individual to support your community members manage their allergies and expand your professional development. Encourage your management to host a training session.

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Medical Professionals

Improving population health, promoting patient safety, and enabling community support beyond the clinical practice is key to the impact of Epi Near You New York. Join your colleagues in volunteering to lead the sessions. 

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22 November 2023

What to do for Anaphylaxis at Walt Disney World

On Disney's website, under "Tips to Keep the Whole Family Safe," they suggest you apply sunscreen, hydrate frequently, ensuring your kid(s) knows your phone number, and designate a meeting place if anyone gets lost. But what about preparing for food allergy emergencies? The 32 million Americans managing diagnosed life-threatening allergies need to know. Allergy Advocates New York heard that Disney is the benchmark for entities to stock non-patient-specific epinephrine auto-injectors. Yet, details are missing from the Disney website. If you type "epinephrine" into the Disney search engine,...
27 July 2023

Epi Near You New York

In light of these numbers provided by FARE (Food Allergy Research and Education and the CDC, the safest way your community can be safe from anaphylaxis emergencies is to safely surround everyone epinephrine and knowledge of when and how to administer it. 32 million Americans have life-threatening food allergies. That number includes 2 million New Yorkers* 5.6 million of those are children. That's 200,000 New York children Twenty-five to 30 percent of all anaphylaxis fatalities occur with no previous history of allergies+ From 2007 to 2016 EMS diagnoses of anaphylactic food reactions r...
17 July 2023

Epi Near You New York Update

Epi Near You New York has achieved a milestone in its development. Co-Founder Jon Terry thanks JCC of Rochester and 12 Corners Apothecary for partnering with us to ensure broad based availability of epinephrine. As many organizations have done, staff from JCC Rochester took the course and received certificates of completion and a non-patient-specific prescription for epinephrine. Our new pharmacy partner, 12 Corners Apothecary then received the prescription written by a member of our Medical Advisory Board and dispensed it to JCC Rochester and Allergy Advocacy Association paid for it.

EPI NEAR YOU NEW YORK

Stay tuned, we have sessions coming up soon. In the meantime, find more information and contact us to book your training session.

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