School Nurse & Health
Mission & Vision
The mission of the School Nurse/Health Program is to maintain and improve the health status of students, thus enabling them to profit fully from their educational experiences, and to promote optimum health status and lifestyles for all students through the joint efforts of the home, school, and community.
Healthy Smiles Happen at School
Help A Child Smile dental program has partnered with Quitman County
Schools to offer full service in-school dental care starting next school
year. This service is for children without a dentist. There is not cost
for children insured with Medicaid/ Peachcare. Please visit the school
or the following website for more information www.hcsga.com Registration forms are available online.
New Immunization Requirements for students entering 7th Grade
Before starting the school year, all students born on or after January 1, 2002 and entering or transferring into 7th grade will need proof of a whooping cough (Tdap) booster shot and a meningococcal (MC/4) shot. Ask your pediatrician or local health department for more information about these and other immunizations. For more information about these new requirements immunizations please visit the following website http://dph.georgia.gov/immunization-section