“You cannot educate a child who is not healthy and you cannot keep a child healthy who is not educated.”
Former US Surgeon General Jocelyn Elders, MD.
Cobb County School Health Services Mission Statement
The mission of the Cobb County School Health Services is to strengthen and facilitate the educational process through improvement and protection of the health status of all students. School nurses work as a team with school administrators, teachers, counselors, school social workers, families and community to identify and assist each student to reach their maximum state of well-being.
Welcome to the McCleskey Middle School Clinic!
Nurse Rebecca "Becky" Slade
Clinic hours: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Nurse Becky has been a nurse for 30 years, and 21 of those years she has been a school nurse.
Please feel free to contact her with any questions you may have:
Phone: 770-928-5560 Ext. 053
When to Stay Home and When to Return to School
If you have any questions regarding Covid and current Covid guidance, please click here.
Just a few reminders and “healthful” hints from your school nurse:
PLEASE KEEP YOUR CHILDREN AT HOME IF THEY DO NOT FEEL WELL!
BEFORE sending your child to school or on the bus, check your child every day for COVID-symptoms that include:
- Fever or chills
- Sore Throat
- New cough
- New Loss of taste/ or smell
- New severe/bad headaches
- Shortness of breath, congestion or runny nose, trouble breathing
- New Diarrhea
- Muscle or body aches
- Nausea or vomiting
If your child has any of these symptoms, please keep them out of school and group activities, such as sports or play groups and contact your child's healthcare provider as soon as possible. DPH recommends that your child gets tested for COVID-19 if they develop symptoms even if they have been fully vaccinated.
CCSD Nurses use a triage guidance and will call parents/guardian to pick up your student if they fall into the parameters of triage. Students must be symptom free without the use of of fever reducing medications for 24 hours to return back to school.
Additional Parent Information and CCSD Policies
Please be aware that the clinic does not provide medications for your child. A parent must bring their own child's medicine to the clinic and complete a permission form in order to give permission for the medication to be given to your child.
- All prescription medications MUST be brought to the clinic by the parent only; students may not transport any prescription medication.
- Please check expiration dates on over-the counter medications before bringing to clinic; expired medications will not be accepted.
Clinic Supply Wish List
3 oz cups
Ziploc baggies (sandwich size)
Student Medical Forms
Healthcare Plan Forms
Please note that all healthcare plans are good for one year and must be signed by doctor.
Medication at School
Authorization To Give Medication (in English)
Authorization To Give Medication (in Spanish)
Authorization to Carry Over The Counter Medication (in English)
Authorization to Carry Over The Counter Medication (in Spanish)
Authorization to Carry Prescription Medication (in English)
Authorization to Carry Prescription Medication (in Spanish)