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Medication Policies:

Parents must bring clearly marked prescriptions to school where they will be administered as prescribed during the school day. Non-prescription medicine such as Tylenol, antacids and cough drops may also be brought to the clinic clearly marked with your child's name and permission to administer as needed.

Students are NOT allowed to transport medication to and from school.

The Cosby High School Nurse is here to promote optimum health for the school community.
  • Review of health records to identify students with health needs
  • Health care plans when needed for students w/ health problems such as asthma, allergies, diabetes, and seizures
  • Identification and follow-up of health problems affecting children's learning
  • Individualized health education to students, parents, and school personnel
  • Review of student's immunization records
  • School-based immunization clinics 
  • Investigation and follow-up of communicable diseases 
  • Consultation and follow-up to special education departments 
  • Consultation and resources to the school clinic assistant 
  • Emergency First Aid 
  • Health Screenings ( hearing, vision, height, weight), health education classes 
  • Promotion of wellness activities for faculty and staff
  • Representation on committees within the school

Visit our District's Student Health and Safety page for more information on CCPS Health Services.

The Virginia Department of Health - Office of Family Health Services provides valuable information to Virginia Residents on both family and public health risks and avoidance tips.

Lindsey Poore, R.N. - Nurse    Phone:  804-639-8340 x8429
Kerrie Arcand - Clinic Assistant   Phone: 804-639-8340 x8460
 Clinic Fax:  804-639-8356

Medication Information
If your student requires medication to be available at school, please follow the instructions below. Over the counter medications ( ie; Advil, Tylenol), must be in a new un-opened container and a medication request form must be completed by the parent or legal guardian. Students are not permitted to bring medications onsite, please do not send medications in with the student. You may find the medication request form online at the Student Health and Safety link above or by clicking HERE. These forms are also available in the clinic.

Any medication which requires a doctor's prescription must be brought into the clinic during the the hours of 7:15 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. An original doctor's note is required and all medication must be in a current prescription pill container.
Health Concerns
Students with health concerns such as asthma, diabetes & life-threatening allergies will need to have a health action form completed by a physician. You may find this form online at the Student Health and Safety link above. This form is also available in the clinic.
Parents of students with health concerns are encouraged to contact the clinic.