MEDICATION PROCEDURES OUTLINED

Heather Barnard, Health Technician, (858) 674-6200 ext 6314.
Also see Health Information

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!
Please contact Heather Barnard, Health Technician, with any questions or concerns.

LINK TO DISTRICT HEALTH SERVICES RESOURCES


 
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