Any medication that a student may need during the school day, both prescription and over the counter, will be handled according to recommended Conroe ISD policy and procedure, TEA recommendations and FDA guidelines.
Medications cannot be transported to or from school on the bus.
All medicines must be brought to the school and signed in by the parent/guardian.
All medication must be in its original labeled container.
Dosage for both prescription and non-prescription medications will be administered according to labeled instructions.
Over-the-counter medication dosage must not exceed the dose recommendation listed on the bottle. (Exception: A physician or dentist may write a note for a different dosage if needed.)
The use of “sample” medication from the physician, dentist, or orthodontist must have signed written instructions from the doctor accompanied by the parent’s written permission.
The Surgeon General, the Food and Drug Administration and the Center of Disease Control have recommended that due to the increased risk of developing “Reyes Syndrome” ( a serious and sometimes fatal disease), aspirin or products containing salicylate should not be given to children under 18 years. If your physician orders aspirin for your child a written directive from your physician will be required along with written parent permission.
Medications may be picked up at the end of the school year. Per CISD policy, leftover medication will be discarded.
Emergency contact information is pulled from the Parent Access Center. Please the following information updated:
Important health issues such as medical conditions, allergies, or medications taken by your child.
Emergency contact numbers if they change.
Emergency person contacts listed as this is for the students’ safety and authorizes students to be released into their possession.
Illness at school is evaluated by the clinic staff in the clinic area. A child who demonstrates the following will be sent home from school.
Fever of 100 degrees or more
Vomiting or diarrhea
Severe stomachache, headache or earache
Suspected contagious conditions or disease
A child who is too ill to function in the classroom
Vision/Hearing screening – students (PK, K, 1, 3) are screened yearly for vision and hearing. If the student fails the screening the student’s parents will be contacted.
If you notice a problem with your child, please call the nurse at the contact number below and a screen will be completed in an appropriate manner.