Certain Entity or Venue – Required Reporting of Unassigned Administered Epinephrine Auto-Injectors to DSHS

Certain entities and venues that voluntarily adopt an unassigned epinephrine auto-injector policy must report the administration of unassigned epinephrine auto-injectors. This requirement is in the Texas Health and Safety Code, §773.0145.

Texas Administrative Code, Title 25, Part 1, Chapter 40, Subchapter B, Section 40.13 defines venues as:

  • Amusement parks
  • Restaurants
  • Sports venues

No later than the 10th business day after the date an unassigned epinephrine auto-injector is administered, your entity or venue must submit a report in accordance with the Texas Administrative Code, Title 25, Part 1, Chapter 40, Subchapter B, Section 40.11-40.18. The report must be submitted to the:

  • Prescribing physician and
  • Commissioner of the Department of State Health Services (DSHS).

Submission of this electronic form meets the reporting requirement for DSHS. Be sure to report complete and accurate information.

Please fill out the entire form and provide detailed information.
All fields with an asterisk (*) must be completed.

Certain Entity/Venue Information

Please spell out the name of the venue or entity.
Do not use an abbreviation.

Recipient Information

Person who received the epinephrine auto-injector injection:

Location and Dosage Information

(Examples: kitchen, bathroom, hallway, football field, etc. You do not need to include mailing address.)
(1 dose = 1 epinephrine auto-injector)
Type of dosage administered:

Other Information

(Examples: volunteer, associate, receptionist, manager, etc.)
Did the person who received the epinephrine auto-injector injection have a known history of anaphylaxis or allergies requiring epinephrine auto-injectors?
Did the person who received the epinephrine auto-injector injection have a known history of asthma?*
Was the entity or venue’s unassigned epinephrine auto-injector used?
Notification of medication administration was submitted to the following: Please mark all that apply.
(Examples: 9-1-1 was called, emailed prescribing physician that unassigned medication was used, etc.)

Symptom Information

A person experiencing anaphylaxis may have many signs and symptoms. Please select the symptoms that the individual who received the auto-injector injection was exhibiting.

Please mark all that apply.
If no symptoms for a particular group occurred, choose "N/A."*

Respiratory
Skin
Gastrointestinal
Central Nervous System
Cardiovascular System
Please list signs or symptoms not listed above, if applicable:

Suspected Cause

Please indicate the suspected cause or trigger of the anaphylaxis:
(Examples: Eggs, Milk, Peanuts, Tree nuts, Fish, Shellfish, Wheat, Soy, Sesame, etc.)

Please remember to promptly replace your used epinephrine auto-injector.

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