Here is the letter I sent to school

Posted on: Sun, 11/04/2001 - 4:38am
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Dear Parents of Puplis in Grade 2:

As many of you know, a child in your 2nd grade class has extreme allergies to peanuts and nuts (cashews, almonds, walnuts, etc). This includes any food that has peanuts, peanut oil or peanut flour. Other unsafe items are ones that say 'processed in a facility that contains peanuts/nuts' or 'may contain nuts/peanuts''. The allergy of the child is so severe that it could be life-threatening; she may have a reaction if an item containing peanuts is even in her proximity.

All of the staff have been made aware of this situation and have been instructed in the correct procedures regarding anaphylactic shock. Prevention is the only approach and, therefore, we are requesting your cooperation in refraining from sending these food products to school for class parties or activities. We have told the other children of the severe allergy and asked them not to share snacks or treats.

We endeavor to make the school a safe and healthy environment for all students.

Thank you for your assistance.

Most of that letter was taken from the Calgary website. I changed some and added some to it. Hopefully the letter will prevent peanut/nut products from coming to class. Thanks for everybodys help with this!!! [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/smile.gif[/img]

Liz

Posted on: Sun, 11/04/2001 - 12:59pm
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Hi Liz,
Thanks for posting your letter. It's great that we can all share our work to help our kids.
Stay Safe,
Rhonda

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