School Health

school nurse with a student

The Office of Nursing employs a Deputy Chief Nurse for School Health who serves as a consultant to school nurses in Georgia and others who assist with the oversite of school health programs in public, private, and parochial schools. 

  • Provides leadership, training, and consultation for school nursing practice and public health to school districts and public health departments.
  • Collaborates across program disciplines within the Department of Public Health to promote the physical, social, emotional, and educational growth of children and adolescents in the school setting.
  • Serves as a resource for school screening requirements including Form 3300 and scoliosis.  
  • For more information about school health nursing and resources:                               
    [email protected]



Page last updated 12/19/2022