Medical Policies

Welcome to the new school year! Let’s work together to have a healthy year.  Here are a few ways to remain healthy:
  1. Wash your hands frequently and thoroughly
  2. Cough and sneeze into your sleeves
  3. Keep hands to yourself and away from your face.
State policies for medical compliance:
Please do not send students to school if there is :
  • Fever of 100* or greater
  • Rash of unknown origin
  • Suspected conjunctivitis “pink eye”
  • Vomiting
  • Uncontrollable diarrhea
Before returning to school, students must be:
  • Fever free for 24 hours without medication
  • No vomiting in the past 24 hours
  • No diarrhea in the past 24 hours

LCA Medication Administration Policy - No medication, prescription or non-prescription will be administered without written permission.   

Prescription Medication -
  • Any student needing to take prescription medication during school hours must have a completed and signed Prescribed Medication Authorization form from the parent or guardian and must be signed by the prescribing physician. Separate forms for epi-pens and inhalers are below.
  • The authorization form must be renewed each year and if the medication and/or dosage are changed.
  • All medication must be in the container in which it was originally dispensed by the prescribing physician or licensed pharmacist.
  • No verbal orders from a physician will be taken.  Any changes in medication must also be in writing from the physician.
Non-prescriptive Medication (OTC) - If you want to leave non-prescription, over the counter (OTC) medication for your child, including Tylenol, Ibuprofen, Tums, Pepto-Bismol, cough drops, etc. please complete the LCA Medication Consent Form.
  • You will need to provide the medication for your student in the original container
  • Medication will be kept in the nurse’s office and administered by the nurse or designated staff members.

Immunizations

Immunization records will be reviewed during the first week of school and parents will be notified of any missing immunizations.