An estimated 1 in 13 children are affected by food allergies. This means that children in almost every classroom are at risk for anaphylaxis (severe allergic reaction). Approximately 20% of these reactions happen at school. That is why it is vital as a school nurse to have emergency plans in place and emergency medication readily available. The video below will inform and demonstrate to you the importance of knowing how to administer an Epinephrine auto-injector.