Be Allergy Safe

Although childcare facilities cannot be food allergen free, they can aim to be allergy safe. Managing a food allergy in a child care setting is a shared responsibility between staff, parents and children. Learn more about how to deal with food allergies in the HealthLinkBC Health File: Allergy Safe Child Care Facilities. You will find information about: 

  • What is an allergy safe child care facility?
  • What is an allergic reaction?
  • What are the symptoms of a severe allergic reaction?
  • How is a severe allergic reaction treated?
  • Steps for treating a severe allergic reaction
  • What training should child care providers have?
  • As a child care provider, what can be done to create an allergy safe facility?
  • As a parent, how can I help make a child care facility allergy safe for my child?