Updated December 15, 2020
New: COVID-19 Pfizer vaccine and allergy update from Health Canada and the Canadian Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (CSACI). The CSACI notes that it is safe to proceed with vaccination for COVID-19, unless you have a pre-existing allergy to a component of the vaccine. We will continue working with Health Canada to ensure the allergy community is represented and that you have the most up-to-date information to make informed decisions.
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.
With the use of masks and hand sanitizers now being mandatory in many places, there are some things to consider when you have food allergy.
Plus, find out what to expect when visiting the emergency department (ED) during the pandemic.
Dr. Julia Upton answers your top questions on managing food allergy during COVID-19.
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.
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.
Watch the recordings of our past virtual events for you and your children.
Get educated on when to use epinephrine, managing anxiety and bullying, and the science behind food allergy.
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.
Learn how to celebrate safely during the pandemic.
Remember to check public health guidance in your area on participating in holiday activities.
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.