All medication , whether prescription or over the counter, must be kept in the health office. Medication must be sent in the original labeled container and must be accompanied by a Medication Dispensing Form signed by both the physician and parent. With parent permission indicated on the census verification repirt, acetaminophen and ibruprofen may be administered according to manufacturerer's suggested dosage. Your child should not come to school on narcotic medication for pain management as these medications may cause dizziness, light-headedness and sedation which may mke it difficult for your child to function safely and effectively in school.
Administration of specific nonprescription medications is available for all students under the guidlines of the district's Medical Director. THese medication include cough drops, throat spray, antacid tablets, neosporine and eye allergy drops.
All controlled medications must be hand -delivered to the school nurse by a parent or guardian at which time it will be counted and signed for. Some examples of controlled meedications include but are not limited to: Ritalin, Concerta, Dexedrine, Adderall and Ativan.