John F. Parker Middle School Nurse
Taunton Public Schools Mandatory Health Screenings
Massachusetts School Immunization Requirements
Taunton Public Schools Medication Administration Policy
- Signed consent by the parent or guardian to give the medicine.
- Signed medication order. The written medication order form should be taken to your child's licensed prescriber (your child's physician, nurse practitioner, etc.) for completion and returned to the school nurse. This order must be renewed as needed and at the beginning of each academic year.
Medicines should be delivered to the school in a pharmacy or manufacturer-labeled container by you or a responsible adult whom you designate. Please ask your pharmacy to provide separate bottles for school and home. No more than a thirty-day supply of the medicine should be delivered to the school.
In addition, if your student uses an Epi-pen, inhaler, or any other rescue medication, please provide the above documentation and the medication.
You can find the appropriate forms here