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Twin Rivers Dispensing of Medication Policy
|The faculty and staff of Twin
Rivers Middle is vitally interested in the health and welfare of all
students. In an efforts to dispense needed medications during
school hours, it is important that parents / guardians provide
medication in original containers with proper documentation. No
medications will be given to students unless provided by parents /
Medicines - Prescription and Non-Prescription - Need to be provided in original container along with Medication Administration Form. This form can be obtained from the clinic or the link provided.
Students are never to have medication in their possession while attending school. All medicines, (prescription and non-prescription) are to be kept in the clinic and administered there. Students who are in possession of medication are subject to disciplinary action as outlined under Gwinnett County Public Schools Code of Conduct - Rule 7.
Asthma Inhalers - According to State Bill 472, effective 7/1/02, students may possess and self-administer this medication while at school or at a school sponsored activity only after a parent / guardian has completed a STUDENT ASTHMA ACTION PLAN. A physician will need to complete a portion of this form before the medication is brought to school. This form can also be obtained from the school clinic or the link provided.