The school shall not furnish medications. All medications administered at school shall be provided by the parents/guardians.
The Medication Authorization and Permission Form
must be provided. This form, which states the nature of the medication,
must be signed and dated by the doctor and the parents/guardians.
Medication administered at school must be in the original container and labeled. The day's dosage must be sealed, be labeled, and have the student's name attached. It shall be in an appropriate container and be kept in the school office or nurse's office.
The student shall come to the office for medication.
of the risk of students sharing medications, students may not carry
medication of any kind to be self-administered at school. If a student
is seriously at risk without an EpiPen or inhaler on his or her person,
the student may receive special consideration.
A student may not be given medicine prescribed for family members.
These medication regulations apply to both prescription and non-prescription medications.
student who is diabetic is allowed to test his or her blood sugar at
school in the health room or office and self-administer medication as
necessary. If a student is too young or otherwise unable to self-test
his or her blood sugar, a location may make arrangements with the
student's family to assist with testing. All medications must be kept in
the school office or nurse's office and appropriately labeled as
described above. School employees may not administer injections to a
diabetic student except in emergencies, unless other arrangements are
made in advance.
If parents/guardians do not complete
the Medication and Authorization Form by indicating the student's
prescribed medication, the parents/guardians will have to come to school
and personally administer that medication.