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Prescription/Non-prescription Medications in School

Prescription/non-prescription medication SHALL NOT be administered in school except by the direct written order of a physician. The physician and parent/guardian must complete and sign the medication form before any medication will be given at school. Mars Area School District does not supply any prescription/non-prescription medication.

It is the parent’s responsibility to provide any and all medications to be taken at school. Prescription medication must be in its original pharmacy container with the student’s name, medication name and dosage listed on the container. Any non-prescription medication must be in the original container and be the same medication as prescribed by the child’s physician.

Parents/guardians who will be providing medications to be taken at school must complete a Medication Form. To access the form, visit