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** All rising 7th graders are REQUIRED by the State of Tennessee to receive the TDAP Vaccine and Varicella unless you have documented past history of chicken pox; BEFORE THE FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL! (this information was sent home by your school nurse at the end of the school year).
Any medications that need to be given at school need to have the appropriate forms completed by the prescribing physician and signed by the parent. Medications need to be brought in by parent/guardian or other adult along with completed forms. (see additional information below)
Nursing Clinic Services
The following over the counter products have been approved for use by the supervising physician as first aid and illness treatments:
** Generic forms of the above may be used.
In compliance with School Policy, we do not administer or supervise prescription or over the counter medications nor medical treatments without a physician’s order and written parent/guardian permission. The first dose or administration of nay medication or treatment should be done at home. A new permission form must be completed annually and on file at the school clinic for any medication/treatment administered at school or during school activities. Most frequently used health care plans and medication/treatment forms are on the Health Services Forms Link at the top of this page.
ALL medications must be presented in their original pharmacy container with the student’s name; name of medication; name of prescribing physician; and dosage with beginning and ending date. This medication must be accompanied by physician’s medication order and parental permission form.
MEDICAL EXCLUSIONS FROM SCHOOL/REASONS TO STAY HOME FROM SCHOOL
PLEASE CONTACT YOUR SCHOOL NURSE IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS……….