Severe Allergies and Asthma

asthma inhaler

Asthma

  • Please notify the school nurse if your student has been diagnosed with asthma. 
  • It is important that your student have access to their rescue inhaler before, during, and after school. 
  • Discuss with your physician, student, and school nurse the best location for your student's inhaler (backpack, health room, both).
  • Students who carry and self-medicate using an inhaler should have an Authorization for Self Administration of Emergency Medication on file signed by their physician and parent/guardian.

Students with life threatening allergies

  • See Forms 19A &B below for meal modification requests.
  • Discuss with your physician, student, and school nurse the location of the student's Epipen, if prescribed. 
  • Students who carry their Epipen should have an Authorization for Self Administration of Emergency Medication on file signed by their physician and parent/guardian.

Links:
Board Policy: Self Administration of Emergency Medication
Authorization for Self Administration of Emergency Medication (Spanish)

Severe Allergy Intake Form
Severe Allergy Intake Form (Spanish)
Form 19A - Initial Parent Letter for Meal Modification Request
Form 19A - Initial Parent Letter for Meal Modification Request (Spanish)
Form 19B - Medical Request for Meal Modification
Form 19B - Medical Request for Meal Modification (Spanish)
Form 19C - Discontinuation of Meal Modification