New Requirements Regarding the Provision and Stocking of Epinephrine Auto-Injectors at Schools (K-12)

Effective January 1, 2015, school districts, county offices of education and charter schools will be required to provide emergency epinephrine auto-injectors to school nurses and trained personnel who have volunteered and would authorize school nurses and trained personnel to use epinephrine auto-injectors to provide emergency medical aid to persons suffering, or reasonably believed to be suffering, from an anaphylactic reaction. Senate Bill 1266, which amended California Business and Professions Code section 4119.2 and California Education Code section 49414, was signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown on September 15, 2014.