Asthma

Asthma medicine may be stored with authorized school personnel if:

  1. The prescription asthma medicine has been prescribed for the student as indicated by the prescription label on the medicine.
  2. A parent/guardian of the student provides the school with a written authorization, signed by the parent, for the medicine to be administered at school.

Click here to print a parent authorization form - http://s3.amazonaws.com/scschoolfiles/81/medication_parent_request.docx

A student with asthma may possess and self-administer prescription asthma medicine while on school property if:

  1. The prescription asthma medicine has been prescribed for the student as indicated by the prescription label on the medicine;
  2. The self-administration is done in compliance with the prescription or written instruction from the student’s physician or other licensed health care provider;
  3. A parent/guardian provides the school with a written authorization, signed by the parent, for the medicine to be administered at school.
  4. A parent/guardian of the student provides to the school a written statement from the student’s physician or other licensed health care provider, signed by the physician or provider that states:
    1. That the student has asthma and is capable of self-administering the prescription asthma medicine;
    2. The name and purpose of the medicine;
    3. The prescribed dosage for the medicine;
    4. The time at which or circumstances under which the medicine may be administered; and
    5. The period for which the medicine is prescribed.

Click on the link below to print a form allowing you child to carry asthma medicine at school.

http://s3.amazonaws.com/scschoolfiles/81/asthma.docx