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Mineral County Schools 36 Baker Place, Keyser, WV 26726            Phone: 304-788-4200            Fax: 304-788-4204

Medicine Administration Policy

Medicine Administration Policy
Only necessary prescription medicines are to be brought to school. No over-the-counter medications will be administered without physicians written direction. Where feasible, no more than a weeks supply should be delivered to school. Prescription medicines and prescribed over the counter medications are to be securely locked in either the nurses administrative offices. The student-patient is to come to the office at the appropriate time for his/her dosage.

All medicines shall be dispensed by a trained board employee only with approval and written instruction from the parent, which names the medication and requests administration at specified times. Upon written direction from the physician and written approval from the parent, students will be allowed to keep such medications as inhalers and Epi-pens in their possession.
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MINERAL COUNTY SCHOOLS: 36 Baker Place, Keyser, WV. 26726      |      Phone: 304-788-4200      |      Fax: 304-788-4204
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