Medicine at School
Prescription medications must be in the current, properly labeled pharmacy container and be brought to the clinic by an adult.
A Permission to Administer Medication Form must be completed by guardian and on file in the clinic.
Over-the-counter medications will not be administered at school unless accompanied by (1) a signed doctor’s order giving specific instructions for medication administration and (2) a signed parental request for administration.
Medications sent unlabeled will not be given and will be destroyed.
All medications will be kept in the clinic with this exception: a student may carry an inhaler, epi-pen, or diabetic supplies and medications with doctors written order. Irresponsible behavior will revoke the privilege.
Any change in the medication will require completion of a new form.
Herbal preparations, dietary supplements and other nutritional aids not FDA approved will not be given at school.
The campus nurse is not responsible for medications needed for after school activities. If your child participates in extra-curricular activities or programs, arrangements must be made with the sponsor/coach in charge of the activity and medication provided to them.
Medications must be picked up by the last day of school or they will be destroyed
A new medication form must be presented each school year.