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Bethel Elementary School Health

A question many people ask is, what procedure must be followed so the school may administer a prescription medication to their child during the school year?  In answer to this question is the medication administration policy of the McNairy County School System requires that medications be administered only when the student's health requires that they be given during school hours.  Medications administered at school must be in the original container with pharmacy label attached and administered under the supervision of the school nurse, school principal, or his/her designee.  Written authorization from the students's parent/guardian and prescribing doctor is required, and is for the current school year only.  People sometimes want to know what procedure must be followed to allow the school to administer non prescription medications to their children during the school day?  Depending on your child's need, you can obtain the appropriate parental form below.