Medical and Illness Procedures

Important information

  • For the health and safety of all children in our programs please do not send your child to YMCA programs if they are ill.
  • Please notify camp if she/he will not be attending.
  • Children must be free from symptoms for at least 24 hours before returning to the YMCA and any contagious illness should be cleared by a doctor.
  • Parents/Guardians must notify the Camp Director if their child contracts a communicable disease, as soon as diagnosed. When a communicable disease occurs, the YMCA will notify other participants in writing, including cause and symptoms.

Administering Medication

Medication must be sent in a prescription-labeled bottle. Staff may only dispense prescribed medications in the original container that bears the original label and directions.

The following information must be legible:

  • Name of medication
  • Child’s name
  • Date of original issue
  • Directions for use
  • Prescription number and expiration date
  • Physician’s name
  • Dosage and duration
  • Name and address of licensed pharmacy issuing the medication