Providing a safe, supportive and nurturing environment is a goal of Chesterfield County Public Schools. This includes preventing and managing life-threatening allergic reactions so that all students can fully and safely participate in school activities.
Because it is difficult to predict the time or severity of an allergic reaction, it is vital to be prepared to respond rapidly in order to maintain a safe educational environment for all students. Supporting the success of a student with a life-threatening allergy requires a team approach and a coordinated plan, so that all team members understand their roles. Team members include the parent/guardian, student, school staff members, health-care provider, school nurse and community.
Additional information about life-threatening allergies is available at mychesterfieldschools.com.
It starts with the parent. The parent or guardian of a student with a life-threatening allergy is key to the process of keeping the child safe at school. They are at the center of developing a plan that works for their child. The parent or guardian should: