Medication Policy for School Students
All medications, including all over-the-counter drugs, to be taken by
any student in school will be administered by the School Nurse following the
1. Students requiring medication at school must have a written statement of
permission to administer medication from his/her physician which identifies
the type of medication, dosage and time schedule and reason for medication.
2. A parent's permission note to the school nurse must accompany the physi-
cian's permission also with the identity of medication, dosage and the time
3. All medication must be in the original container, both for prescription
and nonprescription medication, with the label clearly visible and updated,
For children needing medication on any trips away from school, the parents
are responsible for making the necessary arrangements for their child to receive
medication during that time.
Teachers and aides are not responsible for medication.
General All medications kept by the school nurse must be picked up by a parent at
the end of the school year or they will be discarded. We cannot be responsible
for items left over the summer.