Code of the District of Columbia

§ 38–651.09. Storage of medication.

(a) Except as provided in § 38-651.04a, a school may procure medication for the treatment of asthma or other illness for use in emergency circumstances. The medication shall be properly stored and maintained in an easily accessible location.

(b)(1) A school may receive medication to store for the treatment of asthma, anaphylaxis, or other illness from the responsible person for a student with a valid medication action plan.

(2) The medication shall be:

(A) Properly stored at the school in a location to which the student has immediate access in case of an emergency; and

(B) Labeled with the:

(i) Name of the student;

(ii) Name of the medication;

(iii) Dosage;

(iv) Time of administration; and

(v) Duration of medication.

(3) No school shall be required to store more than a 3-school-day supply of medication for any one student.