Medication Administration at School

  • All non-prescription and prescription medications are to be administered from the health office by the school nurse. This includes medicines such as eye drops, ointments, and antacids. Non-prescription medicines with the exception of Ibuprofen (Motrin) and Acetaminophen (Tylenol) will require a physician order.

    All medication must be in an original, labeled bottle, with the name of the child, the drug, and instructions on the label.

    If a non-prescription medication (over the counter) is to be administered, in a school setting, the requirement for prescription will apply except for Ibuprofen (Motrin) and Acetaminophen (Tylenol).

    The administration of Ibuprofen (Motrin) and Acetaminophen (Tylenol) will require written parental permission.

    Please contact the school nurse if you have any questions.

    Your child may self-carry an asthma inhaler, and or Epi-pen with the proper district paperwork filled out by doctors and parents. Forms are available in the nurse's office.

    Please be sure to pick up any unused medicine from the nurse's office. Medication will not be released to students and can not be stored over the summer.
    Click to open Policy 5141.21: Administration of MedicationMedication Administration Policy  Medication Administration FormMedication Order Form