Department of School Health
Columbia County School District
Lisa Whitlock BSN RN NCSN
Director of School Health
[email protected]
4781 Hereford Farm Road
Evans GA 30809

Columbia County School District has approved positions for a school nurse in every school for school year 23/24!  If you are an RN or LPN licensed in the State of GA,  and would like to join the Department of School Health, please visit the Human Resource page and apply for a school nurse position. Our school district offers outstanding benefits, teacher retirement and fixed work hours, with summers off. 


Columbia County Public Health Department
              Walk-in clinics for immunizations are EVERY WEDNESDAY!
8:30 - 3:00
If you are new to the Columbia County Public Health Department, it is helpful to drop off a copy of your child’s immunization records prior to your visit.  This will permit us to enter the information into the Georgia State Immunization Registry System. This also allows the Public Health Department to better serve you in a  timely manner. Bring all shot records with you!
Columbia County Public Health Department
1930 William Few Pkwy, Grovetown, GA 30813
706 868-3330
Eisenhower Army Medical Center appointments are required, no walk-ins.


Immunization UPDATE for School Year 2023-2024:

The Georgia Department of Public Health is requiring a meningococcal booster shot (MCV4) for all 11th graders on their 16th birthday. This requirement starts on the first day of school, August 3, 2023. All students that are 16 years old by August 3 2023, need to plan to get the  MCV4 booster vaccination.


Please keep your child's vaccinations up to date! Visit the Immunization link for more information on the GA Vaccination Schedule for school attendance.

  • The CCSD encourages parents, students, and staff to be aware of the symptoms of illness and not to report to school if they experience fever, along with any of the following symptoms:
  • Cough
  • Sore Throat
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Body Aches
  • Headaches
  • Chills
  • Fatigue
  • Sometimes Diarrhea and Vomiting

Students or staff who experience any fever will be sent home and not allowed to return to school until they are fever-free for 24 hours without the use of fever-reducing medications. Students and staff should not report to school when running a fever.   We will continue to follow the direction of the Georgia Department of Education, the Georgia Department of Public Health and the Centers for Disease Control.