Back to School Vaccinations – Don’t wait until school starts, get your child vaccinated today!

Immunizations are offered by appointment, Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. at the Marietta, Smyrna, Douglasville and Kennesaw-Acworth Public Health Centers. For questions, call 770-514-2300.

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All children attending day care, kindergarteners, rising 7th graders, and those students new to the State of Georgia or transferring from a private school are required to have certain immunizations to attend public school. We offer all of these vaccinations at five of our convenient locations in Cobb and Douglas counties. Find out more below on the requirements by age and grade,  and additional information.

Childhood Immunization Schedule

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Daycare/School Immunization Certificates

Georgia law requires children attending daycare or school to be protected from certain vaccine-preventable diseases. Cobb & Douglas Public Health offer vaccines to protect children and prepare them for school at clinics throughout both counties.

According to the law, parents who move to Georgia from another state and enroll their child in a Georgia school for the first time must provide the child’s daycare center or school with a Certificate of Immunization (Form # 3231) within 30 days of enrollment. This certificate verifies that the child has received the immunizations recommended for his/her age. Certificate of Immunization record transfers are provided to clients for $5.00 per child.

Parents can obtain this certificate from the child’s private physician or local Cobb & Douglas Public Health Center. Parents should bring a complete record of the child’s immunizations in order to complete the certificate. If a child needs additional immunizations to meet the requirements of Georgia law, the private physician or Public Health Center staff can administer these immunizations, and parents can obtain a certificate at the same time.

School Screenings (Vision, Hearing & Nutrition – Form 3300)

Cobb & Douglas Public Health also provides Vision, Hearing & Nutrition Screenings to children.  It has been a requirement for parents to present a completed Vision, Hearing, and Dental scr