State law addresses allergy plans.
Allergy Management in Schools
This webpage provides information, resources, and guidance for LEAs, schools, school staff, students, and families regarding allergy management and preventing and responding to anaphylaxis.
District of Columbia Municipal Regulations 610 Student Access to Treatment
610.1 A student may possess and self-administer medication at a school in which the student is enrolled, at school-sponsored activities, and while on school-sponsored transportation, for the treatment of asthma, anaphylaxis, and diabetes, provided that:
- (a) A responsible person has submitted a valid medication action plan to the school, as required by D.C. Official Code § 38-651.02;
- (b) The student has a current certificate of health on file at the school, as required by D.C. Official Code § 38-602; and
- (c) The student properly disposes of sharps and medical waste by placing them in designated containers.
Student Access to Emergency Epinephrine
This document provides guidance and a framework for implementation for schools regarding their mandated responsibilities for the acquisition, storage, monitoring, reporting, training, and administration of emergency epinephrine, as well as further resources.
Undesignated Epinephrine Auto-Injector (UEA) Plan Sample Template
All schools are required to implement Undesignated Epinephrine Auto-Injector (UAE) Plans to support students with allergies and the administration of emergency epinephrine in schools. This document provides a sample template to guide schools in the development of their UEA Plans.