child's doctor feels it is necessary for medication to be administered to
your child in school, contact your child's school health office to
obtain a "Medication Permission" form. You can download the
administer medication to students in school, the following steps must be
taken for both prescriptions and over-the-counter medications.
written order from your child's physician. The pharmacy label does
not constitute a written order. Faxed requests from licensed
physicians are acceptable. Verbal permissions from a physician to
administer medication are not acceptable.
your written request that medication be administered to your child
in school as ordered by his/her physician.
your child's medication directly to the Health Office in the
original, properly labeled container. (Parents/guardians should ask
the pharmacist for two containers, one to remain at home and one at
school. Medications CANNOT be carried by students on school buses or
on their person during the school day.)
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