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    Columbia/Boone County Public Health and Human Services


    The mission of the Columbia/Boone County Department of Public Health and Human Services is to promote and protect the health, safety and well-being of Boone County residents through leadership, partnership and service.  We coordinate with federal, state and local organizations to achieve our vision of optimal health, safety and well-being for all.


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    Our Services:

    Animal Control

    Supports responsible pet ownership while keeping animals and the public safe through enforcement of the City and County animal ordinances. 

    Clinical Services

    Assists in preventing and treating diseases in order to help you stay healthy through a variety of testing and immunizations.

    Emergency & Disaster Preparedness

    Routinely works with other agencies to plan against and respond to nearly every type of disaster.

    Environmental Health

    Promotes and protects public health by helping keep our surroundings safe and healthy through education and ordinance enforcement. 

    Health Promotion & Education

    Provides healthy eating, HIV testing and education, STD testing & education,  adolescent health and tobacco education. 

    Human Services

    Works to address the causes and effects of poverty by purchasing, coordinating, and providing social services in our community.

    Vital Records

    Provides copies of Missouri Birth and Death Certificates, registration for domestic partnerships, and AED registration

    WIC & Community Nutrition 

    Provides income-based nutrition services to pregnant women, new mothers, babies, and children up to their 5th birthday. 


    1005 W. Worley • Columbia, MO 65201
    Phone: (573) 874-7355
    Emergency/Disease Reporting (24/7): 1-800-392-0272
    Hours: Monday — Friday, 8:00 AM — 5:00 PM

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