School Nursing

The Relentless School Nurse: COVID-19 Back-To-School Must-Knows Regarding Food Allergies

I was delighted to be a guest on the FAACT’s Roundtable Podcast with attorney Amelia Smith moderated by Caroline Moassessi, FAACT’s Director of Community Engagement. It was a lively discussion, filled with information to keep our students safe! 

FAACT’s Roundtable Ep. 26: COVID-19 Back-To-School Must-Knows with Robin Cogan, MEd, RN, NCSN and Amelia G. Smith, JD

In this episode, nationally certified school nurse, Robin Cogan, MEd, RN, NCSN, whose commentary has been featured on CNN and the New York Times, and FAACT’s General Council and Vice President of Civil Rights Advocacy, Amelia G. Smith, JD, discuss concerns, possible solutions and the rights of parents/caregivers of children with food allergies and/or asthma as parents tackle Back-To-School options.

To keep you in the know, here are some helpful links:

Special Note: Please reach out to directly if you are experiencing challenges regarding 504 accommodations or receiving meals, which are no longer safe and appropriate for your student. 

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