Rising Sun-Ohio County Community School Corporation
Bylaws & Policies


A student may possess and self-administer medication for chronic diseases or medical conditions provided the student's parent files a written authorization with the principal. The written authorization must be filed annually. A physician's written statement must be included with the parent's authorization.

The physician's statement shall be filed annually and include the following information:

 A.An acute or chronic disease or medical condition exists for which the medication is prescribed.

 B.The student has been given instruction as to how to self-administer the medication.

 C.The nature of the disease or medical condition requires emergency administration of the medication.

The School or School Board is not liable for civil damages as a result of a student's self-administration of medication for an acute or chronic disease or medical condition except for an act or omission amounting to gross negligence or willful and wanton misconduct.

I.C. 20-33-8-13
I.C. 34-30-14-6