Medication Procedures

MEDICATION PROCEDURES OUTLINED

MEDICATION: Medication at school MUST have a Doctor Signature. Please do not send your child to school with medication. If they need to recieve anything including over the counter medications it is required by law to have doctor and parent signed Authorization to Administer Medication. This ihealthsafety/03 - H-26 Authorization for Medication.pdfs for the safety of the students. For any questions regarding this policy please call me to answer your questions. Some medication would be : Motrin, Tylenol, Albuterol, Inhalers of all types, Eye drops, Nose sprays, antibiotic ointments, Antibiotics(needed during the school day), Benadryl,etc.

Sunscreen, cough drops, lip balm and Vaseline, etc, must have a note from the parent on file and will also be monitored by the school personnel.
According to California State law, prescription and non-prescription medications are permitted to be taken at school only with a written statement from the physician AND a written statement from the parent or guardian. The Health Office has a form available titled “Authorization for Medication Administration”. 
Written information that must be provided is:
· Student’s name
· The name of the medication
· Physician’s instructions detailing the date(s), method, amount and time medication is to be given
· Parent/guardian and Physician signature
This information is required for all medications including “over-the-counter” Tylenol, ibuprofen, cold/allergy medicines, etc. All medications MUST be labeled with the student’s name and above information, in the original Rx or OTC container.

NO PLASTIC BAGGIES WILL BE ACCEPTED!

DISTRICT HEALTH FORMS CLICK HERE

Please contact our Health Attendant, with any questions or concerns. Marlene Stroyer, (858) 484-5621 ext 3203 email: mstroyer@powayusd.com
 
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