Emergency Care Guidelines for Schools

*UPDATED 2018 Edition is now ONLY available Online, printed materials are no longer available. Please download the document (link below) and print as necessary.*
These guidelines are designed to assist school staff in responding to pediatric emergencies. The purpose of the manual is to provide general guidance based on generally accepted courses of action when confronted with medical or trauma emergencies.

The guidelines describe emergency management of various illnesses and injuries and, towards the end of the manual, also includes a section on disaster preparedness planning based on the type of threat. This also includes information to assist schools with pandemic flu planning.

Please download the document from the link below and save or print as you need.  Alternative ways of viewing are under consideration.

**  Online version here.**   New June 2020

Emergency Guidelines for Schools, 2nd PA Edition (2020 web update – pfd version)