In October 2018, The Pennsylvainia School Code was amended to include a section on Sun Protection Measures for Students. Section 1414.10 states that a school entity shall allow the application of sunscreen during school hours, at a school-sponsored activity, or while under the supervision of school personnel.
Parents/guardians may choose to supply their child with non-aerosol topical sunscreen, if it is approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Parents/guardians must complete and submit the form below to their child's School Nurse.
**North Allegheny School District may cancel or restrict the possession, application, or use of a non-aerosol topical sunscreen product by a student if any of the following occurs:
The student fails to comply with school rules concerning the possession, application, or use of the non-aerosol topical sunscreen product.
The student shows an unwillingness or inablility to safeguard the non-aerosol topical sunscreen product from access by other students.
If North Allegheny School District cancels or restricts the possession, application, or use of a non-aerosol topical sunscreen product by a students, the school entity shall provide written or verbal notice of the cancelation or restriction to the student's parent or guardian.