It’s hot out there! And, as you know, carrying epinephrine is tricky in warm weather. Here’s how I’m carrying my son’s epinephrine autoinjectors these days.
Because the heat is intense these days, be sure to pack your epinephrine in some kind of cooler when you’re outside. Ideally, epinephrine should be stored at 77 degrees F. (25° Celsius). But while you’re out and about, manufacturers recommend that epinephrine be kept between 59° and 86°F.
I recently found this cute, envelope shaped cooler bag in our local supermarket for under $5. It’s stylish on its own (like a clutch!) and fits nicely in both my purse and pool bag. A similar style can be found here: Igloo Lunch Clutch.
I stick a lunch box sized cooler pack in the insulated cooler bag, throw in my Emergency On-The-Go Pack already stocked with my son’s autoinjectors (or wrap them in a kitchen towel) to keep them right around room temperature. Sometimes, I’ll throw in a juice box (someone always wants one anyway) to create a buffer between the cooler pack and epinephrine.
Stylish AND safe!