Some students may require medication to be administered during the school day.
The administration of medication by school personnel to students in school shall be done only with written authorization and direction of a physician for prescription drugs and with written authorization and direction of a parent / guardian for over the counter drugs.
Prescription medication bottles should include physician's name and pharmacy name.
All medications, prescription and nonprescription medications must be in their original container.
Medication that is not FDA approved will not be administered in school.
It is acceptable for secondary students with asthma to carry inhalers. Elementary students should keep inhalers in the Health Office unless specific written permission to carry the inhaler is received from the physician and the parent/guardian.
Students are only allowed to take medication in school when it is given to them by the school nurse in the health office.
Parents are required to fill out a medication form for the school nurse.
Compliance with the conditions listed above must be renewed each year.