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Medical

To comply with state regulations and protect the health of all the children, parents must keep their children at home if they have any symptoms listed below:

  • cold sore
  • throat
  • inflammation of the eyes
  • fever (101' or above taken auxiliary)
  • rash
  • vomiting
  • diarrhea
  • other signs of illness

Please plan an alternative arrangement for your children in cases of illness.

Medications

  1. Center staff may give prescription or non-prescription medication, such as non-aspirin pain relievers or cough medicine to a child, or apply parent provided and labeled sunscreen or insect repellent to a child only under the following conditions:
    • A written authorization dated and signed by the parent is on file.
    • The medication is in the original container and labeled with the child's name and the label includes the dosage and directions for administration.
    • A written record, including type of medication given, dosage, time, date and the name of the person administering the medication shall be made in the center medications and injury log on the same day that the medication is administered. The recording of the application of sunscreen or insect repellent is not required.
  2. Medication shall be stored so that it is not accessible to children.
  3. Medication requiring refrigeration shall be kept in the refrigerator in a separate, covered container clearly labeled "medication."