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Flu Vaccine Available

Flu vaccines are available at the Statesboro and Armstrong Health Services.

For questions about the Flu vaccine call the Statesboro Health Services Pharmacy at 912-478-5780 or the Armstrong Health Services at 912-961-5726.


COVID Testing Information

See below for the COVID testing options for students through the student health centers on both the Armstrong and Statesboro campuses.

The on-campus testing testing options are available to enrolled students with COVID symptoms who have paid the semester health fee AND who have had their COVID symptoms evaluated by a student health services medical provider.  It is up to the student health medical provider’s clinical discretion to determine if a test is indicated, and to also determine which test option is most appropriate. Students, faculty, and staff may also choose to use the listed off-campus testing options, which are available for persons with or without symptoms.

The cost for the tests listed below are for the tests only, and the listed cost does not include the costs associated with the evaluation done by the medical provider.   Costs for testing may be subject to change.  Detailed information is available online for the Armstrong campus clinic and the Statesboro campus clinic regarding hours of operation, instructions for scheduling appointments, and any additional fees that are associated with medical evaluations and testing in the Statesboro campus clinic and Armstrong campus clinic.


Statesboro campus student health COVID testing options 

  1. Rapid in-house point of care test: provides results at the point of care or within the same day; cost of test to student = $0.00.  Any other standard and customary fees associated with the evaluation by the medical provider will apply, and payment by insurance is not guaranteed, and any applicable copays, coinsurance, and deductibles apply.
  2. Send out test to reference lab: provides results usually within 7-10 days, and sometimes sooner; cost of test to student = $100 and is due at the time of service.  For students with insurance, the cost will be filed to your insurance plan.  Payment by insurance is not guaranteed, and any applicable copays, coinsurance, and deductibles apply.
  3. Referral to the Bulloch County DPH/Mako test site: Mako Medical has contracted with the Georgia Department of Health to provide free COVID-19 testing services in our area to anyone who wants a test for any reason. To register for Mako Medical COVID-19 testing in Bulloch and Chatham county locations, please visit  https://mako.exchange/scheduler/registration/?location=2790. The Georgia Department of Public Health will continue to offer free COVID-19 testing in other areas. To schedule an appointment at one of these COVID-19 testing sites, call 1-855-473-4374 or visit covid19.dph.ga.gov for all other public health testing locations. The student will be responsible for securing transportation to the DPH/Mako test sites.

Students on the Statesboro campus who wish to be tested but who do not have symptoms or who have not been evaluated in the Statesboro campus health center for their symptoms can seek testing through the following options in the Bulloch county area (also available to faculty and staff):

  1. The Georgia Department of Public Health is now partnering with Mako Medical to offer COVID-19 testing to those in various counties in the state of Georgia. There are no eligibility requirements other than having a Georgia address.
    – For the Southeast Health District, COVID-19 testing sites operated by Mako Medical will be activated in Bulloch and Coffee counties to provide testing options for the area. To register for COVID-19 TESTING in either of these locations, please visit https://mako.exchange/splash/GAmakotesting/ or for testing at the Bulloch County test site, visit  https://mako.exchange/scheduler/registration/?location=2790.
    – If you have medical insurance, your insurance card will be requested at the testing site upon your arrival. If for any reason your insurance will not pay, or if you have no insurance, you will have no out-of-pocket costs.
    – Registering for your COVID-19 test before arrival to the testing site will greatly expedite your experience. Walk-ups are allowed, but pre-registering is preferred, as it will greatly reduce your wait time.
    – Once you have been tested, your results should be available within your patient portal in 2-3 days. You can also sign up to receive your results via text when you register for your test.
    – Downtown Statesboro in the parking lot located on the East Side of Railroad Street between Hill St. and Courtland St. White drive thru tent, Statesboro, Georgia 30458, US
    – Hours: Beginning 8/2 (subject to change without notice)
    M-F 8AM-3PM and last Saturday of the month 8:30AM-12:30PM
    – Alternate mass COVID-19 testing sites operated by the Southeast Health District (SEHD) have been implemented in additional counties in our district. The SEHD sites will continue to offer FREE COVID-19 testing. To schedule an appointment at one of these COVID-19 testing sites, you may call 1-855-473-4374, and one of their agents will assist you. For more information see https://www.sehdph.org/covid-19/where-and-when-can-i-receive-free-covid-19-testing/.
  2. Testing at CVS pharmacy in Statesboro: fees and certain restrictions may apply; see https://www.cvs.com/minuteclinic/clinic-locator/covid-19-testing/statesboro-covid-6861.html for more information and to register for testing.
  3. Testing at Walgreens pharmacy in Statesboro: fees and certain restrictions may apply; see https://www.walgreens.com/findcare/covid19/testing?ban=covidfy21_newtestingpg_3types .
  4. Walmart Neighborhood Market via Quest Labs in Statesboro: fees and certain restrictions may apply; https://patient.questdiagnostics.com/no-cost-covid-test?utm_campaign=2021-5-CIIP-CIIP-Consumers&utm_medium=Vanity&utm_source=QuestCOVID19-com&utm_term=Paid-Owned .
  5. Evaluation and testing through local urgent care centers: subject to fees set by the urgent care center
  6. Evaluation and testing through local primary care providers: if you have an off-campus primary care provider, you can seek testing through their office; subject to fees set by your primary care provider

Armstrong campus student health COVID testing options

  1. Rapid in-house point of care test: provides results at the point of care or within the same day; cost of test to student = $0.00.  Any other standard and customary fees associated with the evaluation by the medical provider will apply. Students with insurance can request a receipt and walk-out statement and may choose to file to their insurance themselves.  Payment by insurance is not guaranteed.
  2. Send out test to reference lab: provides results usually within 7-10 days, and sometimes sooner; cost of test to student = $100 and is due at the time of service.  Students with insurance can request a receipt and walk-out statement and may choose to file to their insurance themselves.  Payment by insurance is not guaranteed
  3. Referral to the Chatham County DPH/Mako test site: Mako Medical has contracted with the Georgia Department of Health to provide free COVID-19 testing services in our area to anyone who wants a test for any reason. To register for Mako Medical COVID-19 testing in Chatham county, please visit https://covid19.gachd.org/covid-19-testing-at-the-savannah-civic-center/ for a test at the Savannah Civic Center. The Georgia Department of Public Health will continue to offer free COVID-19 testing in other areas. To schedule an appointment at one of these COVID-19 testing sites, call 1-855-473-4374 or visit covid19.dph.ga.gov for all other public health testing locations. The student will be responsible for securing transportation to the DPH/Mako test sites.

Students on the Armstrong campus who wish to be tested but who do not have symptoms or who have not been evaluated in the Armstrong campus health center for their symptoms can seek testing through the following options in the Chatham county area (available to faculty and staff):

  1. Testing at the Chatham County DPH/Mako test site: FREE

Savannah Civic Center, 301 West Oglethorpe Ave.

You do not need an appointment for testing at the Civic Center, but you must pre-register.

Site operational hours: Monday – Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Every first and third Saturday of each month from 8:30-11:30 a.m.

Saturday schedule for January: 1/2, 1/16

Closed Sundays

Click here to pre-register.

  1. Testing at participating CVS retail pharmacies: fees and certain restrictions may apply; see https://cvshealth.com/covid-19/testing-locations for more information and to register for testing
  2. Testing at participating Walmart pharmacies: fees and certain restrictions may apply; see https://patient.questdiagnostics.com/no-cost-covid-test?utm_campaign=2021-5-CIIP-CIIP-Consumers&utm_medium=Vanity&utm_source=QuestCOVID19-com&utm_term=Paid-Owned
  3. Evaluation and testing through local urgent care centers: subject to fees set by the urgent care center
  4. Evaluation and testing through local primary care providers: if you have an off-campus primary care provider, you can seek testing through their office; subject to fees set by your primary care provider

Additionally, the DPH has no-cost COVID test sites in counties throughout the state, including Liberty county.


Testing availability is dependent on the national supply chain for COVID test kits, and availability of on-campus testing may vary during the course of the pandemic.


Updated on 08/31/2021


COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic

Moderna COVID-19 vaccines are FREE and available for everyone!

Walk-ups are allowed on 8/10 and 8/12 at both locations.


COVID update from Dr. Brian DeLoach, GS’s Medical Director

Eagle Nation,

Over the past year and a half, we have closely monitored the COVID-19 pandemic. The university will continue to provide updates on the disease, the precautions needed to prevent transmission, and vaccine-related details, as they become available. However, I wanted to provide some information, as we know it today, to help you all prepare for a successful and healthy semester.

First, I cannot over-stress the importance of getting vaccinated. I continue to remind everyone that the safest way to move forward is to get the COVID-19 vaccine. My immediate family and I have been vaccinated, including my 14-year-old son, my wife, my parents, and my 93-year-old grandmother. I continue to confidently recommend COVID-19 vaccination to my patients, friends, and other family members. While being vaccinated does not guarantee that you will never get COVID-19, the data has consistently shown the COVID-19 vaccines drastically reduce the risk of severe illness, hospitalization, and death from the disease. Additionally, most people who are asymptomatic and fully vaccinated will not be asked to self-quarantine if they are exposed to COVID-19.

We continue to offer regular opportunities to get vaccinated on campus at no cost to you. Also, the vaccine is available to you at no cost at pharmacies, health departments, and other settings throughout our communities. Please see our COVID-19 vaccine information page for details on upcoming vaccine clinics on our campuses and watch your email for more details.

Per state and University System of Georgia (USG) guidance, we cannot require the vaccine or ask our students or fellow employees for proof of their vaccination, and we should not treat vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals differently unless dictated by law or applicable guidance. There are some campus exceptions, such as in a medical setting where students may be asked about their vaccination status, and masks are still required in our Student Health Centers and while on buses. Students also may be required by off-campus partners to wear masks and/or be vaccinated as a condition of participation in activities such as internships, healthcare work settings and other experiential learning opportunities.

Other precautionary measures we can take to prevent infection and slow the transmission of COVID-19 continue to include washing your hands, covering your mouth when coughing or sneezing, staying home if you feel unwell, remaining physically distant from others, and wearing a face-covering. While none of these steps are required on our campuses at this time, beyond the exceptions outlined above, they remain good practices for everyone to continue. We are now encouraging everyone to wear a mask or face covering while inside campus facilities.

The university’s CARES Center continues to be an amazing resource for answers to all your COVID-19 related questions. Through the CARES Center, you can self-report test results and symptoms, get help evaluating your situation, and receive support for COVID-19 related academic, employment and on-campus notification needs. The latest guidance, tips, educational resources, and graphics can be found through this link as well.

As we continue to confront the challenges of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, I am reminded of the opportunity every individual has to impact their community for good. To promote the health and well-being of students and employees across our campuses, I encourage all of Eagle Nation to continue to follow public health guidelines and go Wings Up! Sleeves Up! for your vaccination as soon as possible.

Yours In Good Health,

Brian M. DeLoach, M.D.

Medical Director

Georgia Southern University Student Health Services


Upcoming Closings and Hours Changes

Health Services on the Statesboro Campus will close for several dates before the beginning of the fall semester. Dates and times are listed below:

  • July 28, 2021 – Health Services on the Statesboro Campus will be closing at 3:30 p.m.
  • August 4, 2021 – Health Services on the Statesboro Campus will not open for operation until 9:00 a.m.

Please remember that if you have an emergency, call 911 immediately.