Parent Information

Student Health Services of Georgia College wants to ensure that your student has adequate access to healthcare and health information. If you have questions or concerns, please contact the clinic at 478-445- 5288.

Immunization Requirements

Please make sure that your student's immunizations are up to date. The immunization form is sent to the student with the acceptance package. Please return this form to the Record's Office. You may also send a copy to the Student Health Clinic. The Certificate of Immunization form is found here https://www.gcsu.edu/sites/files/template-1/immunizationcertificate.pdf

History

Please make sure that your student knows their personal health history, such as allergies to food or medications, and your family health history. They should be aware of any health conditions they have and the names of all medications they take. Students should be knowledgeable of their health insurance coverage and bring their insurance card to every clinic visit.

Confidentiality

All health records are confidential and require a student's signature for release. Due to privacy laws, Health Services staff cannot discuss medical information about your child's illness or treatment however, in case of an emergency, you will be notified. All employees of Student Health Services must sign a confidentiality form upon hiring. Breach of this agreement is grounds for dismissal. However, feel free to contact us if you have general questions or if you have information to share with us regarding your child.

Send with Students

Every student should have some basic health care supplies and tools on how to deal with minor medical problems. Send your student to college with:

 * Digital Thermometer

 * First aid kit:  band aids, antibiotic ointment, acetaminophen (Tylenol), ibuprofen (Aleve), etc.Think of the things you keep on hand at home.

 * Prescription medications

 *Allergy shots are NOT provided by Student Health Services. The clinic can provide a list of physicians locally who administer allergy shots

 

Student Health Services
Wellness & Recreation Center
Campus Box 091
Phone 478-445-5288
Fax 478-445-3142
Director: alice.loper@gcsu.edu