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Asthma Inhalers and Epinephrine Injectors

At Penn Hills, the well-being of our students is our top priority. This policy underscores our commitment to creating a safe and supportive environment for all learners, including those with asthma or allergies. We recognize the importance of timely access to asthma inhalers and epinephrine injectors for students who require them. This policy outlines clear guidelines for the possession, use, and storage of these life-saving devices on school premises. By providing a framework that ensures quick and effective response to medical needs, we empower students to focus on their education with confidence. Navigate through this page to understand our procedures, responsibilities, and the collaborative efforts between school staff, parents, and healthcare providers to safeguard the health and well-being of every student in the Penn Hills School District.

Policy 210.1 Asthma Inhalers and Epinephrine Injectors

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Contact Information

Dawn Golden
Assistant Superintendent
(412) 793-7000, Ext. 1284

Lois Gess
(412) 793-7000, Ext. 1221