UVic Food Services dietitian Nicole Fetterly and staff display the EpiPens now available to students. (UVic Photo Services)

UVic Food Services dietitian Nicole Fetterly and staff display the EpiPens now available to students. (UVic Photo Services)

The University of Victoria is taking a new approach to dealing with people who experience anaphylactic reactions.

The University’s campus security services says it responds to more than 400 medical emergency calls every year, and many of them are allergy related.

Now, security staff at the campus will be equipped with a stock of EpiPens — epinephrine-delivering devices that can save lives if someone on campus suffers a reaction and isn’t carrying medication.

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