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Medication at School

If your student needs to take medication during school hours, talk with your school nurse. Some things to remember about medication at school:

  • A medication order, signed by the parent and healthcare provider, is required for all medications given at school. This includes prescription AND over-the-counter medication. Your school nurse will have the required form.
  • If at all possible, medication should be given at home
  • For short-term medications, parents can come to school and administer it to their student themselves
  • Shoreline School District medication policy and procedure can be found at these links.