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Based in Rothesay, New Brunswick, the Sweet Caroline Foundation was founded in memory of Caroline Lorette, who tragically passed away at the age of 14 after having an anaphylactic reaction to dairy.
Steve Tymko is a Division Principal with Alberta’s Elk Island Catholic School (EICS) Division and has been a school administrator for the past 8 years. As an educator and someone who manages food allergy in his own family, Steve understands the importance of anaphylaxis education.
AllergyAware.ca has received two “Gold” Omni Awards for website excellence in the categories of education and health & fitness. The Omni Awards recognize outstanding achievements in film/video, web, and mobile media across North America.
Did you know that the AllergyAware.ca courses are reset each year on July 1? This means you can retake any of the courses to receive a certificate with a new date.
Food Allergy Canada is building on the success of its online anaphylaxis training program with the launch of its third course, Anaphylaxis in Child Care Settings: What Staff/Caregivers Need to Know.
In May 2016, Food Allergy Canada (formerly Anaphylaxis Canada) launched the Allergy Aware Champions contest to help promote the newly released Anaphylaxis in the Community online course available at www.allergyaware.ca. The contest recently ended and we have a winner!
The Anaphylaxis in Schools online course has a reset date of July 1 each year. This reset allows individuals to retake the course and create a certificate with a new date. Those in progress at the time of the reset will need to begin the course again. School personnel are encouraged to keep the annual July 1 reset date in mind when scheduling their training.