Idaho Educational Services for the Deaf and the Blind
Serving the Deaf and the Blind Students of Idaho Since 1906 OVER-THE-COUNTER HOUSE MEDICATIONS POLICY
The following are the medications that have been approved for ISDB use by our school physician. We will use only these medications until we receive medications from parents/guardians. Bee sting allergy medication: Epinephrine. Lice: Lice egg remover shampoo and combs. Pain Relievers: Tylenol and Advil (or generic). Cold and allergy medications: Robitussin DM (or generic), Benadryl, Sudafed, Dimetapp, Afrin Nasal Spray, Multi-Symptom Cold Relief tablets for the relief of major cold symptoms (each tab contains a nasal decongestant, antihistamine, cough suppressant, and analgesic), and Promethazine cough syrup (prescription) for persistent night-time coughs. Irritated eyes: Dry Eyes eye drops, Visine, and antibiotic eye drops (Neosporin drops) as ordered for conjunctivitis. Rashes: Hydrocortisone, Benadryl cream or spray, antifungal ointment, first aid spray, antibacterial ointments, prescription Bactroban. Cold sores/lip care: Campho-phenique and Carmex. Muscle soreness or injuries: Mentholatum rub or Flex-All. In case of poisoning, Ipecac syrup will be used as directed by the Poison Control Center. All medications, as well as vitamins, sent to ISDB Student Health Center will be stored, prepared, and distributed by professional nursing staff. ISDB nurses are responsible for supervising and coordinating proper administration of such medications as delegated to appropriate ISDB staff members, i.e. cottage staff, teachers, and other support staff as needed. Please be sure to remind your child to bring all medications and vitamins to the Student Health Center when they arrive at school. All over-the-counter medications stored in the ISDB Student Health Center and sent home must: A. be clearly labeled with the student’s name on the bottle/container; be accompanied with a permission slip signed by the parent or physician, if it is not a medication covered by our school physician. All prescription medications stored in the ISDB Student Health Center must: A. be accompanied by a note from the doctor or a copy of the original prescription; be only in the student’s name and in the original container. All remarkable illnesses and injuries will be immediately reported to the parents/guardians. Minor incidents will be relayed via mail or later in the day. All students will be provided with emergency services in the event of a serious illness or injury. Every attempt will be made to contact parents/guardians at the time of the incident. All ace wraps, ice packs, heating pads, crutches, arm slings, and limb splints are the property of ISDB Student Health Center and must be returned ASAP after usage for treatment. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Education, Communication, and Independence for Life
Idaho Educational Services for the Deaf and the Blind
Serving the Deaf and the Blind Students of Idaho Since 1906 PARENTAL RELEASE FOR ADMINISTRATION OF
This information will remain in effect as long as your child is enrolled in ISDB unless you inform us of


*Please include all cold meds, ointments, vitamins, etc., and any other medications you will send with
your child or permit your child to receive that IS NOT
already listed on the “Over-the-Counter House
Medications and Medication Policies” sheet.

*Please list below any medications which are listed on the “Over-the-Counter House Medications and
Medication Policies” sheet that you DO NOT
want your child to receive.
Special requests or instructions:

Rev. 12/04

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