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Medication Policy

School Board Policy #210 states: "The administration of prescribed medication to a student during school hours in accordance with the direction of a parent/guardian or family physician will be permitted only when failure to take such medicine would jeopardize the health of the student..."

IMPORTANT NOTE - Students are NOT permitted to carry medicine of any kind--prescription or over-the counter (except for metered-dose inhalers and epipens) to or from school. All medication must be brought into the school by an adult.

All medication (whether upon parent's or doctor's written request) must be dispensed by the school nurse. All Prescription medication must be in a pharmacy container labeled properly with the student's name, medication name and dosage. Over the counter must be in the original package/container. Expired medication will not be dispensed. It is the parent's responsibility to bring the medication to the school nurse and retrieve medication at the end of the school year.

  • For presription medication, a physician's order along with a signed parental permission slip, must accompany the medication.
  • For non-prescription/over the counter medication a signed parental permission slip must accompany the medication.

District policy prohibits students from carrying any medication during school hours with the exception of inhalers, insulin, and epipens.

  • If asthma inhalers, insulin, or Epi-Pens are to be carried by the student, parental permission MUST be on file in the nurse's office.

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