Medication in Schools Regulations - Family Letter

Students with short term or chronic health concerns often are well enough to attend school, but require medication during the school hours.  All medications taken at school need to have your health care providers written medication order.  Even if you child is being prescribed an over the counter medication like Tylenol, cough syrup or cough drops we need a medication order.  Here’s what we need:

We are bringing this to your attention in the best interest of the safety and health of your child.  If you have questions or concerns regarding these regulations, please contact:

O. Jeanne Dolly MS, FNP-C, SNT, NCSN

Medical Director of School Health Services

315-642-3684

ojeannedolly@ircsd.org