Central Dauphin School District

600 Rutherford Road Harrisburg PA, 17109 • 717.545.4703

Quality to the Core

Medication Procedure

Parents may request that the school district administer medication to their children WHEN IT IS NECESSARY for the medication to be administered during the school day:

            1.  A written physician’s order listing medical diagnosis must accompany each medication to be dispensed.  NO MEDICATION IS ADMINISTERED BY SCHOOL PERSONNEL WITHOUT SPECIFIC WRITTEN INSTRUCTIONS FROM A PHYSICIAN.

            2.  Parent/guardian must sign a Parental Authorization Form requesting the administration of medication.

            3.  Medications must be delivered in pharmacy containers clearly labeled with the child’s name, name of physician, date of prescription, name and telephone number of pharmacy, name of medication, dosage and frequency of administration.

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