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Medication

Prescription Medications:

  • All medications must be in the original container from the pharmacy, properly labeled with the student’s name, name of medication and proper dosage. A parent or guardian must pick-up and deliver all prescription medications to the clinic.
  • A Medication Authorization form must be signed by the parent in order for medication to be given at school.
  • Medications must be kept in the clinic in the original container with a complete prescription label.
  • When a dosage change is necessary, the request must come from the physician, as well as the parent.
  • If your child is going to carry an inhaler, they MUST have written permission from their physician and parent. Signed permission form must be on file in the clinic. The inhaler itself must have a complete prescription label, not just the box. The inhaler must be kept on the child at all times. The inhaler is not to be left in the PE locker or student locker.

Over The Counter Medications:

  • Students may bring non-prescription medication to the clinic in the original, unopened container with a signed Medication Authorization form or a dated/signed note from parent/guardian indicating the name of the medication and the quantity to be administered.
  • Over the counter medications must be dispensed in accordance with the labeling directions.
  • The medication will be kept in the clinic.
  • Over the counter medications will only be administered for a period of two weeks.
  • Medication required longer than two weeks must be accompanied by a Medication Authorization form signed by the student’s physician.
  • DO NOT send any medication in baggies.
  • DO NOT send a couple of pills with your child in their pocket.
  • Students who bring medication to school without written permission are subject to referral to Assistant Principal.

REMINDER: The school does not provide any medications for students. All medication MUST be provided by the parent or guardian.

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