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COVID-19 and food allergy

We are committed to providing you with support and services during this ever-changing time, helping you to manage your food allergy so you can focus on keeping your family safe from COVID-19.

Check out the sections below to get answers to your questions on managing food allergy at this time.

FAQs from the Canadian Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (CSACI)

For more information on COVID-19 and food allergy, the CSACI has posted helpful FAQs on allergist appointments during this time and more information on staying safe.

Backpack prepared with school supplies and mask for the return to school.Back-to-school with food allergy during COVID-19

Due to the pandemic, this year’s back-to-school will be unlike any other. While schools will be implementing new measures to limit the spread of the virus, there are also steps that students with food allergy and their families can take. 

Check out our suggestions for students who are heading back to class.

Lighted Halloween Pumpkin Jack o Lantern Wearing Covid PPE Mask On StepsCelebrating Halloween

Get tips for managing Halloween and food allergy during COVID-19.

Be sure to check public health guidance in your area on participating in Halloween activities.

Family Sitting On Sofa In Open Plan Lounge Using LaptopNew virtual programming

During this time we’ve increased our virtual programs to provide you with more support.

Register now for a host of new online webinars for both you and your children, and watch our past webinars including recordings from our “Creating a better future” webinar series.

Asian baby boy eating blend food on a high chairEarly introduction and COVID-19

The Canadian Paediatric Society continues to recommend introducing allergenic solids early to babies at high risk of food allergy, even during a pandemic.

Man doing grocery shopping at the supermarket and reading a food label on a box, shopping and nutrition conceptGrocery shopping during COVID-19

Reading and checking ingredient labels has become even more important as we may be purchasing groceries online or spending less time in the grocery store as we adhere to physical distancing requirements.

Check out our important tips to consider using our triple check method.

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We’re committed to providing you with support and services during this time. We are working hard to ensure you have what you need to manage your food allergy.

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We are here for you. If you have any questions or need support, we’re still open from 8:30am-4pm EDT. You can connect with us on email at info@foodallergycanada.ca, phone at 1 866 785-5666, or on FacebookTwitter, or Instagram.

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