• Happy Thanksgiving from the North Georgia Health District! Our district offices in Dalton will be closed Thanksgiving Day and Friday, November 23 and 24. All our Public Health Departments and services in Cherokee, Fannin, Gilmer, Murray, Pickens and Whitfield Counties will also be closed both days. Best wishes from us to you for a healthy and safe holiday!

Whitfield County Health Department

  • Renee Smith receives 10 year Service Award
    Renee Smith receives 10 year Service Award
  • Jackie Jimenez receives 10 year Service Award
    Jackie Jimenez receives 10 year Service Award
  • Kathy Mathis receives 5 year Service Award
    Kathy Mathis receives 5 year Service Award
  • Judith Ruedas receives 5 year Service Award
    Judith Ruedas receives 5 year Service Award
  • Judith Ruedas receives 5 year Service Award
    Judith Ruedas receives 5 year Service Award
  • Susan Relaford receives 10 year Service Award
    Susan Relaford receives 10 year Service Award
  • Renee Smith receives 10 year Service Award
  • Jackie Jimenez receives 10 year Service Award
  • Kathy Mathis receives 5 year Service Award
  • Judith Ruedas receives 5 year Service Award
  • Judith Ruedas receives 5 year Service Award
  • Susan Relaford receives 10 year Service Award

Whitfield County School Health Nursing Services

The School Nursing Program helps schools meet the health needs of their students.
Our services range from supporting children with complex health issues to encouraging healthy lifestyle choices among all students.

School Nursing Care services Include:

Health Assessment and Referrals
Education of school staff to handle medication administration, invasive procedures, chronic illness (diabetes, asthma...)
Coordinate healthcare for students with special needs
Provide health information to students and school staff
Assist with immunization compliance and school safety
Staff inservices
Acute Care or Sick Visits
Chronic Disease Monitoring
Health Risk Assessment, Counseling and Referral
Nutrition Counseling
Health Education
Referral and Follow-up
Collaboration with school staff
Link with Primary Care Providers
Scoliosis Screening

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