Student Medications Carry Act 2014 Chapter 423

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Relates to health services in schools; also relates to pupils afflicted with allergies, diabetes, asthma or another respiratory disease.

Pupils with asthma or another respiratory disease requiring rescue inhaler treatment. The board of education or trustees of each school district and board of cooperative educational services shall allow pupils who have been diagnosed by a physician or other duly authorized health care provider with an asthmatic condition or another respiratory disease to carry and use a prescribed inhaler and self-administer inhaled rescue medications to alleviate respiratory symptoms or to prevent the onset of exercise induced asthmatic symptoms during the school day on school property and at any school function.

Pupils with allergies. The board of education or trustees of each school district and board of cooperative educational services shall allow pupils who have been diagnosed by a physician or other duly authorized health care provider with an allergy to carry and use a prescribed epinephrine auto injector for the emergency treatment of allergic reactions during the school day on school property and at any school function.

Pupils with diabetes. The board of education or trustees of each school district and board of cooperative educational services shall allow pupils who have been diagnosed with diabetes to carry glucagon and carry and use insulin through appropriate medication delivery devices and equipment and/or to carry and use equipment and supplies necessary to check blood glucose levels and ketone levels, as prescribed by a physician or other duly authorized healthcare provider, during the on school property and at any school function.

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