Medication Policy/Consent Form
No medication may be given to a student without written parent permission.
All medication should be given outside of school hours if at all possible. If it is necessary for the student to have medication in order to remain in school, the appropriate request form should be completed and returned to Health Services. Medication, prescription or non-prescription, will not be given without written permission.All medication will be kept locked in the Health Services office. Maintenance of adequate amounts of continuing medication is the responsibility of the parent or legal guardian.
A hand written request shall be accepted for one day only for NON PRESCRIPTION MEDICATION. It must include the date, child’s name, name of medication, time, amount of dose, and parent’s signature. An official medication request form must filled out and returned in order for continued administration of the medication.
Students may NOT carry or self-administer medications at school unless determined to be a medical necessity by the physician and a written statement from the doctor is on file in the Health Services office.It is the parent/guardian’s responsibility to take outdated/unused medication home. Written parent permission is required for student to carry medication home. After notification outdated/unused medication will be destroyed if not picked up. Parents are strongly encouraged to pick up the medication.