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Please note the following rules regarding MEDICATION IN SCHOOL:

 

  1. Medication should be given a home when possible.

 

   2. If this is not possible, you must contact your school nurse to discuss the matter with her.

 

   3. A NOTE MUST BE ISSUED BY A LICENSED PHYSICIAN.            

 

      Written orders are to be provided to the school from the physician detailing the diagnosis

      or type of illness involved, the name of the drug, dosage and time of administration.               

       This includes “over the counter” medications. (Example: Tylenol, cough drops, etc.)

 

   4. The medication should be brought to school by an adult in the original container,

         appropriately labeled by the pharmacy or physician.

 

   5. A NOTE IS NEEDED FOR ANY CHANGE IN MEDICATION.

 

   6. MEDICATION IS NEVER TO BE SENT TO SCHOOL WITH YOUR CHILD.

 

   7. The certified school nurse or parent/guardian is the only one permitted to administer medication

         in the schools and/or on school trips.

 

   8. If your child has a condition that may require medication during the school year such

         as Asthma, Migraines, etc. please contact the school nurse regarding these matters.

         A nebulizer is available in the school.

 

 

 

Your cooperation is greatly appreciated.