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Parents/guardians shall furnish the schools with the current information specified below:

1. Home address and telephone number

2. Parent/guardian's business address and telephone number

3. Name, address and telephone number of a relative or friend who is authorized by the parent/guardian to care for the student in cases of emergency when the parent/guardian cannot be reached

5. Local physician to call in case of emergency

Under Education Code 49407, no school district shall be held liable for the reasonable treatment of a student without the consent of the parent/guardian when the student requires medical treatment and the parent/guardian cannot be reached, unless a written objection to medical treatment has been filed with the school district.

Consent by Caregiver

Person 18 years of age and older who files with the district a completed caregiver's authorization affidavit shall have the right to consent to or refuse school-related medical care for a district student. The caregiver's authorization shall be valid for one year after the date on which it is executed. The caregiver's decision shall be superseded by any contravening decision of the parent/guardian or other person having legal custody of the student, provide that this contravening decision does not jeopardize the student's life, health or safety. (Family Code 6550)

School-related medical care is medical care that is required by state or local governmental authority as a condition for school enrollment, including immunizations, physical examinations, and medical examinations conducted in schools for students. (Family Code 6550)

(cf. 5111.11 - Residency of Students with Caregiver)

Legal Reference:

EDUCATION CODE

32040-32044 First aid equipment

49300-49307 School safety patrols

49407 Liability for treatment

49408 Emergency information

49409 Athletic events; physicians and surgeons; emergency medical care; immunity

49470 Medical and hospital services for athletic program

49471 Medical and hospital services not provided or available

49472 Medical and hospital services for pupils

49474 Ambulance services

51202 Instruction in personal and public health and safety

CIVIL CODE

1714.21 Defibrillators; CPR; immunity from civil liability

FAMILY CODE

6550-6552 Caregivers

HEALTH AND SAFETY CODE

1797.196 Automatic external defibrillators, immunity from civil liability

CODE OF REGULATIONS, TITLE 8

5193 California Bloodborne Pathogens Standard

Management Resources:

WEB SITES

American Heart Association: http://www.americanheart.org

American Red Cross: http://www.redcross.org

California Department of Health Care Services: http://www.dhcs.ca.gov

Administrative LA CANADA UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT

approval: May 13, 2003 La Canada Flintridge, California