Check out these resources about creating a fragrance-free event and social space:
Over 30% of the population who can't safely access housing/emergency shelters/medical needs/mental health needs/dental care/grocery shopping/ANY public space required to be in to meet the most basic of human needs.
- https://csw.ucla.edu/toolkit - An accessible spaces fragrance-free tool kit from UCLA
- https://seriouslysensitivetopollution.org/2017/11/10/help-for-how-to-be-fragrance-free/ - has some event planning info to help try to make it as fragrance-free as possible
- https://seriouslysensitivetopollution.org/2019/02/21/harm-reduction-policy-for-people-with-autism/ - has a link to a study and to a fragrance-free checklist (once you click on the "fragrance-free checklist link, scroll to the bottom for the option titled "2019-Fragrance-free-Checklist-FINAL1" that's printable)
- https://www.verywellhealth.com/long-term-covid-19-severe-fragrance-allergies-5087489 - Covid long-haulers developing fragrance allergies
- http://theairweshare.org/printable-brochure/ - a great brochure that's free to print and share
- https://www.researchgate.net/publication/345204037_Volatile_chemical_emissions_from_essential_oils_with_therapeutic_claims -and- https://www.wildwoodapothecary.org/essentialoilfree - explains why essential oils are also a major barrier, albeit them being marketed as a "safe and natural" alternative to synthetic fragrances
- https://www.mcsresearch.net/take-action - This book was written by a local-to-me college professor out of Harrisonburg, VA
- https://invisibledisabilities.org/environmental-illness/cdc-fragrance-free-policy/ - info regarding the fragrance-free policy that the CDC put into place in 2009
- https://ncil.org/resources/ehb/ - many resources within this link from The National Council on Independent Living
- https://www.psr.org/blog/resource/fragrances-fact-sheet/ - a link to download a 2-page printable fragrance fact sheet from physicians for social responsibility
- https://healthbrochures.info/3%20Frag%20Home.html - brochures that can be ordered via snail mail - the first one with all the colors is the most thorough out of that list
- https://wa-health.kaiserpermanente.org/fragrance-free-doctor-visits/ - wishing this would catch on and spread like crazy in ALL medical/dental/mental health/nursing homes/schools/etc.
- https://casetext.com/case/nelson-rogers-v-kaiser-permanente - apparently it didn't spread far enough in their own facilities - a lawsuit from a former employee
- https://www.laborlawcenter.com/education-center/new-ada-guidelines-for-fragrance-sensitivity/ - more info regarding the ADA and MCS