Medication Administration in the School Setting
The Lincoln Public Schools Medication policy provides for the health and safety of students requiring medications during the school day.
A medication authorization form must be completed and be on file in the school Health Office before any medication is administered.
The following statements highlight the main points of the policy. The entire policy is available for review in each Health Office.
I. Prescription and Non-Prescription (over-the-Counter) Medications: To download Medication Administration form, click on Health Forms in the left navigation column.
II. Tylenol/Ibuprofen/Benadryl: To download Tylenol/Ibuprofen/Benadryl form, click on Health Forms in the left navigation column. A new form must be submitted yearly for each student. Parent signature is required.
III. Emergency Medications
Students with diagnosed or suspected life-threatening allergies to foods, insects and/or latex MUST have the LPS Medication Authorization Form, the LPS Allergy Action Plan, or a health care provider medication administration form on file in the Health Office. This medication order must be renewed for the start of each school year. EpiPens must have a pharmacy label either on the device or on the manufacturer's box. To download forms, click on Health Forms in the left navigation column
Students with a diagnosis of asthma who may require the use of an inhaler/nebulizer during the school day MUST have an LPS Medication Authorization Form, a Massachusetts Asthma Action Plan, or a health care provider medication administration form on file in the Health Office.
A student in Grades 4-8 may be allowed to self-carry his/her inhaler with written parent permission and the authorization of the school nurse. A LPS Parent/Student Agreement for Permission to Carry an Inhaler must be renewed each year. To download this form, click on Health Forms in the left navigation column.