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Medication Policy
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Medication Policy
 ALL medications must be brought to school by the parent/guardian. No medications of ANY kind (over the counter or prescription) are to be brought to school by a student and will not be given to a student to transport home.


 A parent /guardian must give written permission by signing a medication authorization form. Medications of any kind will not be given without a parent's/guardian's written request. Forms are available in the clinic or print from this site.
  

Non prescription medications will be administered for a period of 2 weeks with a written parental permission and        must be age appropriate for the student. A physician's note will be required for any nonprescription medication needed for longer than 2 weeks.
       
Medication must be in its original container.

Only prescription medications needed for the student to remain in school will be given by the nurse. Medications         prescribed "three times a day" can be given before & after school and at bedtime and Not during school hours.

Orders from physicians licensed in other US states may be accepted on a temporary 30-day basis while families new to Texas establish a medical home.

No vitamins, health food, or herbal preparations will be given by the school nurse.

Please refer to the Student Handbook for detailed information.