Student Health Services


Dalton State College offers free, quality health services to currently enrolled students. Through these services, we will assist students in developing and maintaining good health and well-being necessary for success in college and beyond. The mission of the Student Health Center is to provide quality care in time of sickness and injury and to promote wellness through health education and activities designed to help students maintain healthy lifestyles. We promote a long-term commitment to health and overall well-being by utilizing local and on-campus resources.

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Screening: Common Illnesses

The Health Center provides diagnosis and treatment of common illnesses, including:

  • Upper Respiratory Infections
  • Strep Throat
  • Influenza
  • Mononucleosis
  • Sinusitis
  • Ear Infection
  • Conjunctivitis
  • Urinary Tract Infections (Females)
  • Toothaches

Additional Screenings

The Health Center will provide screening and counseling for the following conditions:

  • Pregnancy
  • Blood Pressure Monitoring
  • Blood Glucose Monitoring
  • Anemia

STI Testing

The Health Center provides STI tesing each month for the following conditions:

  • Gonorrhea
  • Chlamydia

Fall testing dates are September 5 & 6, October  10 & 11,  November 7 & 8.  No appointment is necessary for STI testing. 

Management: Minor Injuries

The Health Center can assist in managing minor injuries and conditions such as:

  • Minor cuts/ abrasions (not requiring sutures)
  • Sprains/ strains not requiring x-rays
  • Common skin problems

Students with any injuries requiring sutures or x-rays will be referred to outside agencies for management.

CONFIDENTIALITY

Your medical records and all discussions with student health services are confidential. Records are only released with your written consent unless required by law.

MINOR CONSENT FOR TREATMENT

Students under the age of 18 must have parental consent to be seen in the clinic. The Patient Agreement for Minors form must be completed and signed prior to your visit.

Staff

The clinic is staffed by:

  • Clinical Director
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Medical Assistant

Nurse practitioners are registered nurses with advanced nursing degrees and clinical expertise. Nurse practitioners provide care through practice guidelines and have a consulting physician available at all times.

How Can We Help?

IN CASE OF EMERGENCY: CALL 911 OR PUBLIC SAFETY AT 706-272-4461 CLINIC HOURS: PLEASE SEE STUDENT HEALTH SERVICES WEBSITE DALTON STATE STUDENTS MUST PRESENT DSC ID AT TIME OF SERVICE.

Student Health Services Hours:

  • Monday through Thursday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm

To schedule an appointment call 706-272-2532. 

How to Find Us On Campus

Student Health Services and Counseling are located in the Health Professions Building, Suite 266.

Finding the Student Health Services center could be challenging if you’ve never visited the Health Professions Building. Signage has been placed throughout the building to help you navigate. When entering the building from George Rice Dr. (Public Safety Entrance), follow the signs to Student Health Services located on the second floor of the Health Professions building at the bottom of the outside stairwell.