Medications at School
- Indiana Law requires a written order form from a physician to be given to the school.
A parents signature is also required. Medication forms may be obtained in the nurse’s
office for your physician to sign.
•- Written permission from the parent/guardian is also required for over the counter medications to be given at school. Medication forms are available in the nurse’s office
for the parent/guardian to sign.
•- If a student has symptoms that require an over the counter medication (cough syrup,
Tylenol, etc) to be given when necessary. the nurse needs a signed medication form
from the parent stating what the medication is and when it’s to be given, on record
in the nurse’s office.
•- Cough drops are NOT permitted at school per BCSC policy. They are a potential choking hazard.
•- All medications are kept locked in a medicine cabinet in the nurses office.
•- All medications must be in the original bottle when brought to school. Medications
must be brought to school by a parent or guardian. Students may not bring medication
to school on the bus or transported in their back packs.