Injection and Procedures
Allergy injections are given:
Monday to Wednesday 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Thursdays 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m..
No allergy injections are given on Friday.
Allergy vaccines are a prescribed medication. We must have a written order from your physician stating dosage schedule and expiration date for each bottle of allergy vaccine. Your physician’s signature must accompany your instructions for administration of the vaccine. Injections will not be given if instructions are inadequate. If problems develop that are not answered by the information you give us, you will be asked to contact your physician for further instructions.
IF YOU ARE UNWILLING TO WAIT FOR 20 MINUTES AFTER YOUR INJECTION, WE WILL NOT ADMINISTER YOUR VACCINE.
LOCAL (occurring at the site of the injection)
SYSTEMIC (felt all over)
Reactions may be immediate, usually occurring in the first 15 minutes after an injection. Report a reaction of this type to a nurse as soon as you suspect it. Or, reactions may be delayed, occurring 12-24 hours after the injection. Report reactions of this type to a nurse before you receive your next injection.
We want you to receive your allergy injections as safely and efficiently as possible. Take an active part in your care.
We do not do allergy skin testing or combine allergy extracts for a single injection.
Students must take their allergy extracts with them when they leave for summer break -any extracts left behind that have expired will be discarded.