The health center stocks many commonly-used over- the-counter medications including Advil, Tylenol, cough and cold medications, and others. However, NY State requires a physician’s authorization for every medication at an appropriate dosage before using such medications. This is why we have you complete the “Physician's Orders for Medications.” Our first steps always will be to seek the roots of the symptoms, and when appropriate, to try simple remedies like herbal tea, rest, and/or a kind listening ear.

Please remember that parents must use the specialized pharmacy to obtain all pharmaceutical medications, over-the-counter medication, vitamins, supplements and herbal remedies that are administered on a regular basis. A "regular basis" includes something that is taken daily, a few times a day or a few times a week.