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What do people who suffer from environmental or food allergies need to know?

It will likely be more problematic here but manageable. - Dec 21, 2017
Have your allergen-free food shipped. Many items are NOT available locally. - Dec 4, 2017
Environmental allergies will be hard to manage unless they respond well to an anti-allergy pill. Dust and smoke are rampant, as are mold and mildew.

Bring what you need to eat with you or plan to ship from Amazon. Some gluten free items available hit or miss. Some non-dairy items available hit or miss. Almond milk was available last year for $15/liter but has recently been unavailable city wide for past few months. Just found it for $23/liter. - Mar 2, 2017


Many local foods are made with peanuts, so if sensitive, I would stick to Western food. - Jan 21, 2017
Probably not a post for you. Air conditioning is a necessary evil, and my kids and I would occasionally have minor respiratory issues as a result. - Sep 26, 2016
Food allergies - bring your epipen. My seasonal allergies haven't been too bad here, but it will depend on what you are allergic to. Bring lots of antihistamines! - Apr 26, 2016