Librarians, Plan Ahead for August: Food Allergy Awareness

food allergiesTo support your library’s health programming strategy, here are July 2013 health programming ideas – brought to you by The Pulse, part of the Gale Health and Wellness Resource Center.

For many children and teens August means back to school — and school lunches and treats. With eight percent of children under 18 being allergic to at least one food and forty percent of those children having life-threatening reactions to a food, the concern cannot be underestimated.

Bringing the subject of Food Allergies to your library will be easy with all of these free resources and with information from Gale Health and Wellness Resource Center

Quick and Easy

For Children

Featured Resources


Trustworthy Online Resources

Community Resources

Team up with national and local organizations and join social networking communities.

Publicity Resources

Use this free material alongside your library’s August programming information – newsletter, blog, posters, or flyers – to promote both your library’s programs and Food Allergy Awareness.

Fun Stuff and Cool Tools

Goof off at the reference desk and amaze your friends on Twitter . . . OR add a fun, interactive experience to a library program and enhance your library website with these fun and interesting links:


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