School Health Resources

Students with allergies, asthma and related conditions should be able to fully participate in their school experience. To support schools and families, Allergy and Asthma Network has developed and compiled a library of digital and print resources to address student needs. At Allergy and Asthma Network – we’re here to help!

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General Asthma & Allergy Resources

When to Keep a Child with Asthma or Allergies Home from School

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Symptoms Lists for School Staff – Life-Threatening Allergies and Asthma

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Back to School Checklist for School Nurses – Asthma & Life-Threatening Allergies

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Back to School Checklist for School Nurses – Asthma & Life-Threatening Allergies (free download)
  • Basic Intake Interview
  • Condition Specific Questions
  • Tips for Conducting a Parent/Guardian Interview
  • Student Care Plans
  • Individualized Healthcare Plan (IHP) Development
  • Emergency Action Plan (EAP) Development
  • Sample Emergency Action Plans
  • Resources and References

Professional Development for School Nurses: Continuing Education for School Nurses (reasonable charge involved)

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Asthma & Resources

Understanding Asthma (free download)

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Asthma Storylines App (free app)

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Respiratory Treatments Poster

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Respiratory Tools Poster

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How to Avoid the September Asthma Peak

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Stock Albuterol is Critical for Asthma Emergencies

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Asthma: Take Control. Take Action.

Education Videos – Inhaler Use

How to Use a Metered-Dose Inhaler (MDI)
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How to Use a Dry Powder Inhaler (DPI)
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How to Use a Nebulizer
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Holding Chambers and Spacers
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What if I Can’t Afford my Asthma Medications?
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Asthma Resources for Parent Teaching/Communication

Back to School Checklist for Asthma

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Network Notes for Parents

Allergy Resources

Understanding Anaphylaxis (free download)

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Understanding Allergies (free download)

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Voluntary Guidelines for Managing Food Allergies in Schools and Early Care and Education Programs

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Allergy Management: Education of School Staff

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Anaphylaxis at at Glance

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Epinephrine Treatments Poster

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Allergy & Anaphylaxis Emergency Plan – American Academy of Pediatrics

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Anaphylaxis Impact

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Latex Allergy

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Steps to Stock Epinephrine

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You Need Two

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What if I Can’t Afford my Allergy Medications?

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What if I can’t Afford my Epinephrine?

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Allergy Resources for Parent Teaching/Communication

Back to School Checklist for Allergies

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Network Notes for Parents

Covid-19 Resources

Asthma Care at School Post COVID-19 Outbreak

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Distinguishing the Difference: COVID-19 vs. Allergies vs. Flu in English

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Distinguishing the Difference: COVID-19 vs. Allergies vs. Flu in Spanish

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Remember the 3 W’s: Wash Your Hands, Watch Your Distance, Wear a Mask

School

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Business

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Spanish

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Asthma and COVID-19

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COVID-19 Myths Busted

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Tools to Regulate Mind, Body and Emotions during COVID-19

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