EPINEPHRINE AUTO-INJECTORS (EPI-PENS)
The District will acquire, purchase, and maintain at least two functioning epinephrine auto-injectors (epi-pens) for and at each school building it operates. Properly trained district personnel or authorized contractors will administer an epi-pen injection to any individual on school grounds that is believed to be having an anaphylactic reaction or any student who has a prescription on file at the school. The District will notify the parent(s) or legal guardian of any student to whom the District administers an epi-pen injection on school grounds or at a school-related activity.
The purpose of this policy is to comply with 2013 PA 187. This policy is not intended, and should not be construed, to create or grant any rights or remedies to any person. The Superintendent shall promulgate administrative regulations for implementing this policy consistent with the requirements of 2013 PA 187, which regulations will incorporate, by reference, the Michigan Department of Education’s Medication Administration Guidelines.
LEGAL REF: 2013 Public Act 187