Parents are encouraged to use Vaseline for their children's dry lips as that is what is encouraged by the school physician. Applying the Vaseline or Chapstick before bedtime will allow for better absorption and healing to occur. Also encourage your child to drink water to keep their body well dydrated.
A medical permission form is required for Chapstick or lip balm to be used in school. Forms are in the nurse's office. The medication is kept in the nurse's office. The preference is for the use at home so your child does not miss precious class time.