Overview for California Schools, Asthma Medication Law

On January 1, a new law went into effect allowing students in California schools to carry and self administer their own asthma medication. This fact sheet will help schools understand the requirements of the new law and some factors that need to be considered by parents, physicians and school nurses in allowing students to carry their own medication. Please feel free to share this with other school staff and community members that work with schools to address asthma. To view fact sheet: //www.asthmapartners.org/uploads/fact_sheet/california_schools_asthma_medication_law_fact_sheet.pdf