Health Care Information

Appendix I-1a
Fort Zumwalt School District

Dear Parent or Guardian:
The Fort Zumwalt School District, with parent/guardian written consent, will provide basic treatment for minor illness and injury while at school.  The district may also administer the following non-prescription, over-the-counter medications, based on nursing assessment, with parent/guardian consent:


Benadryl cream 
Caladryl/Calamine lotion 
Hydrocortisone cream 0.5% & 1%                              
Eye Care
Contact lens solution/lubricating drops 
Saline solution eye wash/irrigation
Allergy eye drops                      
Visine eye drops 


Chapped lip ointment        
Sore throat spray
Salt for gargle
Vaseline Petroleum
Dental wax
Wound care
Bactine/Wound care wash        Burn cream
Triple Antibiotic ointment 

Isopropyl alcohol
Aloe Vera
Baking Soda
Hydrogen peroxide
Non salicylate muscle rub
Sting Kill (for insect bites)                  

*generic version of all OTC medications are acceptable

Emergency Medication
In an effort to serve the students of the Fort Zumwalt School District, as well as meet the medication guidelines of the State of Missouri and policies set by the School Board, the following emergency medication should be available:

Albuterol: – (aerosol) for asthma related reactions in emergency, potentially life threatening situation

Benadryl tablets/liquid: - for allergic reaction
Age 5-11: Benadryl liquid 1-2 tsp. or 25 mg X1 for allergic reaction without signs of anaphylaxis if parents cannot be reached
Age 12 – 21: Benadryl 1 or 2, 25 mg capsules X 1 for allergic reaction without signs of anaphylaxis if parents cannot be reached
Epi-Pen: emergency use for allergic reaction/anaphylaxis

Glucose testing:  supplies for emergency testing of diabetic students only

Narcan:  emergency use

Oxygen: emergency use
*State law requires parental consent in order for the school nurse to treat your child*
*Please sign the “Health Inventory and Health Care Consent Form”*
Updated July 2019