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Medications At School

Parents must contact the school nurse if their child needs to take medication during the school day.  All medication, including over-the-counter and prescription medicines, must be in their original container and brought to school by a responsible adult.  Students may not carry any medication to and from school with the exception of inhalers for asthma and Epi-Pens for severe allergic reactions.  SRSD Policy JLCD

Written permission with a doctor's order for prescription medication must be obtained prior to the nurse dispensing medications.  Any changes in the medication throughout the school year must also have a doctor's order.  Medication that is over-the-counter only needs to have a written note from a parent/guardian giving the nurse permission to dispense the medication. 

Authorization to dispense medication and permission to carry an inhaler form is attached below.

Please contact me with any questions or concerns at 267-9220.
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Irene Mackes,
Nov 30, 2011, 12:17 PM