Instructions for In-School Medications:
It is required that all medications, including Aspirin, Tylenol, Nose Drops, and of course, Prescription drugs be brought to school by a PARENT or OTHER ADULT. They are to be in their original pharmacy container. You may need to ask the pharmacist for 2 labeled containers for prescription drugs, one for home and one for school. The medication must be accompanied by a parent note and a signed physician's order stating medication, dose, time, how long and reason for taking.
The New York State Regulations concerning medication dispensing in school are very specific.If you should have any questions please contact the Chester Academy Health Office at 469-2231 ext. 3315. There also are further instructions on our main page on this website regarding medication administration.