Medication Administration

 
Caledonia Area Schools follows the Minnesota state law for medication administration in schools
 

Over the Counter Medications

  • the health office is able to administer over the counter medications to your student ‚Äčthe medication needs to be in its original package with your student's name clearly written on the package

  • the Medication Administration form needs to be filled out, signed by a parent/guardian and returned to the health office

Prescription Medications

  • the health office is able to administer prescription medications including: oral medications, injections, medications via gastric tube, inhalers, and nebulizer treatments.
  • the Medication Administration form needs to be filled out, signed by the prescribing medical provider and the parent/guardian, and returned to the health office 
  • the medication needs to be dropped off to the health office or main office by an adult, in the original bottle with current dose information. 
 

Epi Pens and Inhalers

  • students may be allowed to keep an epi pen or inhaler with them if they are old enough and able to demonstrate that they can successfully administer the medication themselves. 
  • Parent/Guardian permission is required for a student to carry an epi pen or inhaler with them