- Students are not permitted to carry any medications on them or keep them in their book bags.
- All medications must be in their original containers, must come to the nurse’s office, and be accompanied by a note from their parents. Notes should include the student’s name, name of the medication, reason for the medication, time to be taken and, the time the last dose of medication was given. Medication not in their original container will not be administered.
- A responsible adult must bring in all medications that are controlled substances such as prescription pain medicine and medicines used in the treatment of Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorders (ADHD).
- Ask your pharmacist for extra medicine bottles with pharmacy labels if your medication has to be taken at home and at school. All inhalers must be in their boxes with the pharmacy label. Some pharmacists will print an extra label for the inhaler itself if you ask.
Every effort is made to contact parents/guardians when a student becomes ill or injured at school. Please make sure that the school has accurate phone numbers so we can reach you or another responsible adult in case of an emergency. Please provide us with updated contact information when applicable.
- If your child is vomiting or has diarrhea the night before school or the
morning prior to school.
- If your child has a fever, keep them home until they are fever free for 24 hours without medication.
- If your child has a headache, cough, sore throat, or congestion severe enough to interfere with attention to school work.
- If your child has flare-ups of asthma, that would make it difficult to work in school
- If your child has red eyes with itchy, thick drainage, or crust on eyelids.
The Smyrna School District does not discriminate in employment, educational programs, services or activities based on race, color, marital status, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or any other protected category or status in accordance with state and federal laws.
Inquiries should be directed to the District Superintendent. 82 Monrovia Ave, Smyrna, Delaware 19977, or telephone (302) 653-8585