• In order to protect the safety of both the student receiving the medication and other students in the building, district medication guidelines have been established. These guidelines are consistent with state law and are specifically designed to prevent any mishaps.

    Medication includes both prescription and non-prescription medications and includes those taken by mouth, taken by inhaler, those which are injectable, applied as drops to the eye or nose or applied to the skin. Prescription medications cannot be given at school without:

    1. A written health care practitioner’s order, which includes:
    • Student’s name
    • Name of Medication
    • Dosage
    • Time(s) to administer medicine
    • Route to administration
    • Reason for medication
    • Side effects that would require notification of the health care practitioner
    1. Written parent/guardian consent
    2. A current pharmacy-labeled container


    Click Here for the School Medication Permission Form in a new window.