Medication Found on School Property

If a student finds a prescribed or over-the-counter medication on school property, the following protocol will be followed:
  • Student should NOT touch the medication
  • Student will immediately notify a school administrator and school nurse
  • Custodian will retrieve medication and deliver it to the school nurse
  • School nurse will interview and check the student who found the medication for any signs of skin contact or ingestion
  • School nurse will notify the parents/guardians of the child
  • School administrator may contact the Westford Police Department
  • School administrator may notify all parents/guardians of students via email and/or memo sent home with students