Medication Policies

ALL MEDICATIONS MUST BE DELIVERED DIRECTLY TO THE CLINIC BY THE PARENT/GUARDIAN. Children are not allowed to transport medications; this includes items such as inhalers, antibiotics, vitamins or supplements, or any kind of cold or Over the Counter (OTC) medicines.

This procedure is implemented for the safety of all children and to bring Klein ISD in line with other school districts in our area. 

All medications must be in its original container and not be expired. Prescription medicine must be properly labeled from the pharmacy.

Inhalers must have a prescription label with the student's name and instructions on the inhaler of box. The inhaler must be kept in the clinic.

*For acute problems, a parent may bring an over-the-counter medication to the clinic and sign an authorization form for us to give that medication for 2 weeks.

*A physician must sign a form authorizing us to give over-the- counter drugs that are needed for longer than 2 weeks.

*The school clinic does not provide or administer any medications not provided by the parent.

Authorization forms may be downloaded, faxed to you, brought home by your child, or picked up at the clinic.

All medications not picked up by the parent/guardian by the last day of school will be destroyed.

Clinic personnel may not administer any narcotic medication, nor may the student have taken any narcotic medication prior to beginning the school day.

Other information:
+ The school does not provide any medication for the students
+ Aspirin and aspirin containing products will not be given at school due to the risk of Reye's Syndrome.
+ No vitamins, health foods, or herbal preparations will be given by school employees.

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