Required Reporting of Unassigned Administered Epinephrine Auto-Injectors to DSHS from Youth Facilities

Youth facilities 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 C, Section 40.23 defines youth facilities as: 

  • child-care facility 
  • day camp or youth camp 
  • youth center 
  • small employer-based day-care facility 
  • temporary shelter day-care facility 
  • listed family homes 
  • any other private or public entity that would benefit from the possession and administration of epinephrine auto-injectors, that provide services for youth under the age of eighteen 

Youth facilities must report no later than 10 business days after the date an unassigned epinephrine auto-injection is administered in accordance with the Texas Administrative Code, Title 25, Part 1, Chapter 40, Subchapter C, Section 40.21-40.28. The report must be submitted to the: 

  • Prescribing physician 
  • 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, detailed and accurate information. 

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

Youth Facility Information

Recipient Information

Person who received the epinephrine auto-injector injection: *

Location and Dosage Information

(Examples: playground, kitchen, office. You do not need to include mailing address.)
Type of dose 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?*
Was the youth facilities unassigned epinephrine auto-injector utilized?*
Was the individual who received the epinephrine auto-injector injection transported to local emergency medical services?*
After the medication was administered the child: *

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