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Infectious Illness Mitigation and Response

Bulloch County Schools seeks the guidance of the following entities when there are pandemics, epidemics, or any outbreak of illness or infectious diseases that affect the public health of our community and the children and adults within our school district and implements reasonable safeguards:

  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Georgia Department of Public Health
    • Southeast Health District (regional unit)
    • Bulloch County Health Department (local unit)
  • Georgia Department of Education
  • Georgia Emergency Management Agency
    • Bulloch County Emergency Agency (local unit) 
  • Bulloch County Special Education Department
    • School district's team of school nurses, who are registered nurses and licensed practical nurses
Daily Health check

Look daily for these possible symptoms of illness among members of your household and remain home if you are sick:

  • Body or Muscle Aches
  • Chills
  • Congestion or Runny Nose
  • Cough
  • Fatigue
  • Diarrhea
  • Sore Throat
  • Headache (Severe)
  • Loss of Taste or Smell
  • Nausea or Vomiting
  • Shortness of Breath / Difficulty Breathing
  • 100 degree fever with other symptoms
  • 100.4 degree fever without any other symptoms
COVID Information

The school district no longer has separate illness protocols for COVID. It will now be treated as any infectious illness. Masks are not required and contact tracing will not be conducted. Person who believe they have symptoms of COVID or have tested positive, should follow COVID guidance from the Georgia Department of Public Health.

Key Contacts

Superintendent of Schools
Charles G. Wilson, Jr.


Public Information
Hayley Greene, Director

Public Relations Department
912.212.8512 (Office) or 912.536.2827 (On-Call)

Medical Services
Leslie Schlierf, Executive Director
Special Education Department 

District Lead Nurse
Fay Blythe, Lead Nurse