1. Can the school nurse give my child over the counter medications (cough syrup or Tylenol) while in school?Medication to be given in school requires parent's consent, and a written doctor's order. Please contact the school nurse for a medication administration form if needed.2. Can my child carry their own asthma inhaler in school?If your child has a chronic condition like asthma or severe allergies the same documentation is need parent's consent and physician's order.Please contact the school nurse to discuss the issue of your child carrying their own medication in school if you have any questions.3. When should I keep my child home from school?Any child with fever of 100 degrees, vomiting, constant coughing, or diarrhea should be kept home.If your child is sent home from school with the fever, vomiting or constant coughing they should be symptom free for 24 hours before returning to school.If no improvement in your child's condition please take your child to the pediatrician.
Last Modified on September 7, 2020