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Licensing Standards for DayCare Centers


(1) No prescription medication or non-prescription medication including, but not limited to aspirin, cough syrup, or nose drops, may be given to a child except under the following conditions:

(a) A signed, dated, written authorization by the parent(s) is on file;

(b) Prescription medication is in the original container and labeled with the child's name, name of the drug, dosage, directions for administering, date, and physician's name;

(c) Non-prescription medication is labeled with the child's name, dosage, and directions for administering; and

(d) A written record of all medications administered listing, as a minimum, the name of the child, type of medication, the signature of the person administering the medication, date, time, and dosage given, shall be kept.

(2) All medications shall be:

(a) Secured in a storage area with a child-proof lock or latch; and

(b) Stored in an area not used by children.

(3) Medications requiring refrigeration shall be kept in the refrigerator in a separate covered container clearly marked "medication".

(4) Parent(s) shall be informed daily of medication administered to their child.



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