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16Dec

Evolving Rules About Epi Pens

12/16/2015| Reference Number : 65.0| School Bus, Legislative/Regulatory | Emergency care, EpiPens, First Aid, Immunity | | Return|

A new statute, Pennsylvania (24 P.S. 14-1414.2) became effective in January 2015 addressing a school’s administration of EpiPens. As a result many schools are reviewing EpiPen handling expectations with their contractors. In some cases, there is confusion about exactly what the new statute means and how it interacts with an older Pennsylvania statute (42 Pa. C.S. 8337.1) that provides civil immunity in some situations to certain people who render emergency care. This article provides information and insight on these evolving rules.

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