*Students in the Elementary School will not be administered cough drops/lozenges due to choking hazards.
Any over- the- counter medication (OTC'S) such as cough drops, antacids, headache remedies, and/or other OTC medications, will only be administered at school, during school hours, when accompanied by the:
Parent Request for Administration of OTC Medication at School form or a form generated through the prescribing physicians offices.
All OTC medications must be in the original packaging, with the students name, name of medication and dosage, as well as the diagnosis for administering the OTC medication.
PRESCRIPTION MEDICATION INCLUDING SELF-ADMINISTERED MEDICATIONS (INHALERS, DIABETES MEDICATIONS, EPI-PENS, etc.)
Any prescription medications will only be administered when accompanied by the:
- Parent Request for Administration of Prescribed Medication at School form or a form generated through the prescribing physicians offices.
- Prescription medications must arrive in the pharmacy containers with all identifying information noted.
- Prescription medications will be administered at school during school hours when ordered by the prescribing physician.
Forms for Prescription Medications and Self Administered Medications can be found on the website (www.manteno5.org), click on HEALTH SERVICES then on FORMS.
***School Nurses have the confidential discretion to contact prescribing physicians if questions arise regarding medication administration to students.***
*Students will not be administered a prescription medication and/or an OTC medication
without the completed Medication Authorization form which has been signed by the parent/guardian and the health care provider.