Parents are encouraged to administer medication or medicines to their children at home whenever possible.
No medication or medicine will be administered in school or during school-sponsored activities without written authorization from the parent/guardian AND a physician's written order. Any prescribed medication that needs to be administered at school must be in the original container and must be accompanied by MCPS Form 525-13 (Authorization to Administer Prescribed Medication).
All medication must be hand delivered to the school by the parent; under no circumstances will school personnel administer medication brought to school by a student. Over-the-counter medications must be accompanied by a physician's note and are to be administered by the health technician. Please do not send cough drops, throat drops, vitamins, aspirin, Tylenol, etc. to school with your child.