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Medication Policy

Prescription medication should not be taken during school hours, if at all possible. Medication is to be administered by the school nurse, principal, or other designee. Medication will be administered in school only after the following information has been received and filed in the student’s health record. This includes self-carrying medications such as epinephrine auto injectors and inhalers.

  1. A written statement from the licensed prescriber detailing the route of taking the medication, dosage, and time schedule of the medication.

  2. A written authorization from the parent/guardian indicating that the school nurse/designee administer the prescribed medication to the student.

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