Outline of the state of District of Columbia
District of Columbia

Chronic Conditions—Asthma Plan

Chronic Conditions—Asthma Plan

State law addresses asthma plans.

Asthma Action Plan

This document provides a blank form asthma action plan to help schools support students with asthma manage their asthma.

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District of Columbia Municipal Regulations 610 Student Access to Treatment

610.1 A student may possess and self-administer medication at a school in which the student is enrolled, at school-sponsored activities, and while on school-sponsored transportation, for the treatment of asthma, anaphylaxis, and diabetes, provided that:

  • (a) A responsible person has submitted a valid medication action plan to the school, as required by D.C. Official Code § 38-651.02;
  • (b) The student has a current certificate of health on file at the school, as required by D.C. Official Code § 38-602; and
  • (c) The student properly disposes of sharps and medical waste by placing them in designated containers.
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