FSA DOES NOT SUPPLY OVER -THE -COUNTER MEDICATION TO STUDENTS. (Advil, Tylenol, Benadryl, cold or seasonal pollen medication, etc.) STUDENT MEDICATION MUST BE BROUGHT IN BY PARENT OR GUARDIAN. STUDENTS ARE NOT ALLOWED TO CARRY MEDICATION, UNLESS IT IS EMERGENCY MEDICATION, AND THE DOCTOR FILLED OUT ALL THE APPROPRIATE FORMS.
All medication (prescription and non-prescription) must be brought to the school by the parent or guardian. It is never a bad idea to keep over counter medications in the clinic for your child. Reasons to leave medication in the clinic include headache/cramps, pain medication, antacid for stomach aches, Benadryl to go with Epi pens, pollen allergy meds., and any other medication your child may need to stay healthy throughout the school day. The Clinic is not allowed to give a student any
NO student will be allowed to bring medications to school. Your child is NOT able to carry medications in their backpack or lunchbox, or have medication in their possession except with a physician’s order for emergency situations only. (life-saving, emergency medications like EpiPens or rescue inhalers) There is zero tolerance for drugs and alcohol in Fulton Science Academy Private School.
A parent/guardian, will need to fill out the Administration of Medication. You will a need a separate form for each medication. Please fill in the form completely. A parent or guardian MUST bring the medication to the clinic, NOT the child. Students are NOT allowed to carry medication on them. For over-the-counter medications, the form only needs to be signed by the parent/guardian.
Over-the-counter medication must be in the original, unopened bottle that is properly sealed and labeled with the student’s name. Medications brought in ziploc bags or other unmarked containers will not be given.
Prescription medications must be in the pharmacy container labeled with the child’s name, date, name of medication, name of prescribing physician, times(s) medication is to be given and name of the pharmacy filling the prescription. We request that you ask the pharmacist to give you two labeled prescription bottles so that you have one bottle at home and one at school.
Do not bring medication to school which needs to be given once daily or two/three times a day unless the physician specifically states a time during the school day for the medication to be given. If the medication can be given at home, please do so.