News, Articles & PressNaloxone and Epinephrine in the News
Sussex allergy injector project saves life of man stung by wasps
EpiPens save lives When Wellington McLean headed out with his family on their all-terrain-vehicles on Saturday, a deadly allergy attack was the last thing on his mind. He told Maritime Noon host Norma Lee MacLeod that he had stopped and was sitting under a tree when...
Edmonton man dies after inhaling walnut particles used in sandblasting
Need readily available EpiPens The family of a man who died from his nut allergy while working at an Edmonton fire hall would like to see EpiPens be more readily available. Read the full story on the Global News website
Parents push to have EpiPens readily available in all Winnipeg schools
In a ten minute presentation to the Winnipeg School Division School Board Monday night, Nazarko explained why she thinks Epipen cabinets—similar to defibrillator cabinets—need to be installed in Winnipeg’s schools. Her vision is to launch a pilot project to see in...
Thank You! We have been busy with installations of publicly available epinephrine auto-injector alarmed cabinets. We would like to thank some of our recent Clients for making epinephrine auto-injector available to the public! Smitty's Family Restaurant & Lounge...
Le Telejournal Acadie
We were featured on the news program Le Telejournal Acadie. Watch the video on our facebook page.
Thank you Karen Branscombe Power for featuring Be Ready Health Care Inc. in her blog article Saving Lives.
EpiPen alternative to be imported from U.S. amid shortage, health minister says
Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor says a U.S.-approved auto-injector will be imported to ease Canada's current shortage of EpiPen injectors to treat life-threatening allergies. Read the full story here and a second CBC update on this article.
FARE: Food Allergy Research & Education
In a Matter of Minutes – The Severity of Food Allergy with Steve Carell,” is a PSA that encourages us to learn more about food allergies and anaphylaxis.
Emergency Kits in Multiple Sites in New Brunswick
Thankyou Town of Sussex, Fundy National Park Visitor Centre, Wyndham Call Centre NB, Grand Forks Public Health Dept. and Simonds High School for installing emergency allergy kits! We have been busy with installations of publicly available epinephrine auto-injector...
More public spaces have Narcan in Grand Forks, hundreds trained to use it.
GRAND FORKS — Naloxone, a nasally administered spray that can reverse the deadly effects of an opioid overdose, is now available in more public spaces in downtown Grand Forks and near the University of North Dakota. Doses of the life-saving anti-overdose drug, also...