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Alpharetta, GA: Allergy info for parents for the start of school

Aug 30, 2017, Forsyth Herald, Alpharetta, GA: Food Allergy Kids of Atlanta hosts local event http://forsythherald.com/stories/food-allergy-kids-of-atlanta-hosts-local-event,109182 Families with children who have food allergies were able to network, learn and educate others Aug. 12 at a back to school social. The event at the Cumming Aquatic Center was hosted by the No Nuts Moms Group of Dalton and the Food Allergy Kids of Atlanta.... With the social event held just after classes commenced, it provided a “sense of celebration to the start of a healthy and safe school year for food allergic families,” Harris said, because it can often be overwhelming. “Prescriptions and emergency action plans need to be filled by a doctor, school meetings with both teachers and school nurses must take place, written plans on food allergy management must be developed and preparing a child how on what to do in the case of questions or emergencies, while in school, or on the bus, has to be communicated effectively,” Harris said....