Medication at School

Medication at School
 

  • Before a child can be administered any prescription or treatment, the school must receive written permission from both the child’s physician and parent/guardian.

Authorization for Medication During School Hours
 

  • Parents should determine with their physician's counsel whether the medication schedule can be adjusted to avoid administering medication during school hours.

  • Medication must be brought to the school directly by the parent. A four week supply of medication is recommended.

  • Any unused medication unclaimed by the parent will be destroyed by administrative personnel when a prescription is no longer to be administered or at the end of a school year.

Emergency Medication
 

Students may possess and self-administer prescribed emergency medication and asthma inhalers in accord with the Superintendent's guidelines if the following criteria are met: 

  • The child is of appropriate age and maturity to self-carry and self-administer inhaler. Inhalers at Early Learning Centers and Elementary Schools are secured with school staff or nurse to ensure appropriate use. Please contact the school nurse if you have questions or concerns.

  • Building administrator receives a copy of written permission from both the child’s physician and parent/guardian.
    Authorization for Medication During School Hours