Medications in School

Dear Parents: If you want your child to receive ANY medications in school, please follow these guidelines:

Over-the-counter (Tylenol, Robitussin, Motrin, etc.)
  • Doctor/Nurse Practitioner/Dentist written order
  • Parent written Permission
  • Original pharmacy bottle/container with label on it (to be left in school clinic)
  • **PLEASE** inform nurse what time the last dose of the medication was given 
  • NOTE: cough drops and sunscreen are allowed with parent permission only (Doctor order is NOT required)
Antibiotics
  • Parent written permission
  • Write time to be given
  • Original pharmacy bottle/container with label on it
  • Ask the pharmacy to give you an extra bottle for the school clinic
Inhalers or nebulizers
  • Doctor written order
  • Parent written permission
  • Original pharmacy container with label on it
  • **Please** call and leave message on clinic answering machine stating what time you gave the last dose that day
Other medications to be given every day
  • Doctor written order
  • Parent written permission
  • Original pharmacy bottle/container with label on it
  • Ask the pharmacy to give you an extra bottle for the school clinic
*All medication is to be kept in the school clinic.

*If it is a daily medication (or Epi-Pen), Doctor orders and Parent permission must be submitted at the beginning of every school year.

*All medications are to be brought to school by an adult and NOT sent in with the child.

*These guidelines that the Millbury nurses follow are from the Massachusetts General Laws. This is for the safety of our children. We thank you for helping us to follow these rules!