Policy 206: Protection of Students With Asthma

In accordance with the Act to Protect Pupils with Asthma (Ryan’s Law: Ensuring Asthma Friendly Schools, 2015) the York Catholic District School Board recognizes that there are some students within the school system who have a diagnosis of asthma which could be life threatening. The York Catholic District School Board also recognizes that asthma management  is a shared responsibility among students, parents, caregivers, and the entire school community.

It is the responsibility of parent(s)/guardian(s) to advise the school immediately upon registration and/or when in receipt of a diagnosis of asthma. It is also the responsibility of parent(s)/guardian(s) to ensure that all medical information pertinent to their child’s diagnosis of asthma is always current. If your child has a diagnosis of asthma, please contact the school office immediately so that the appropriate forms are completed and school records are up to date in accordance with Policy 206.