Public Health & Human Services Archives

Live Well Boone County

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Live Well Boone County

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In early 2013, the Columbia/Boone County Department of Public Health and Human Services began a comprehensive process to identify the health needs of the Boone County, Missouri, community. Using surveys and focus grou...

Youth In Action Summer Volunteer Program

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Youth In Action Summer Volunteer Program

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Youth in Action is an exciting opportunity for youth to become involved in their community and make new friends.

Take Control, Get Tested: STD Reality Check

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Take Control, Get Tested: STD Reality Check

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In 2012, more than 200 people are living with HIV/AIDS in Columbia. The Columbia/Boone County Health Department provides community outreach, STD testing and exams. A young woman talks about living with the HIV virus.

CMCA Poverty Simulator

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CMCA Poverty Simulator

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City of Columbia Strategic Plan partner Central Missouri Community Action (CMCA) conducts 3-hour poverty simulations based on real-world case studies of former clients. Poverty Simulations are designed for those who h...

Hot Topic Nights Spring 2014

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Hot Topic Nights Spring 2014

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Teenagers can ask tough questions and get answers from their peers at Hot Topic Nights, a program hosted by the Columbia/Boone County Department of Public Health and Human Services and the University of Missouri's SHA...

Mosquito Control

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Mosquito Control

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Why mosquito control is necessary, how to protect yourself, and how you can help keep mosquito populations under control.

C.A.R.E. Tutoring

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C.A.R.E. Tutoring

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The City of Columbia's C.A.R.E. program and the University of Missouri's Office of Service Learning partner to offer free after-school homework help for children, youth and young adults.

Functional Zero Task Force and Coordinated Entry Orientation

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Functional Zero Task Force and Coordinated Entry Orientation

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Presented by Katie Burnham-Wilkins, Veterans Administration and Kelli Watkins-Turley, Missouri Department of Mental Health on October 12, 2017.

2019 Columbia Values Diversity Award Winner: Kari Utterback

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2019 Columbia Values Diversity Award Winner: Kari Utterback

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Kari works extremely hard at organizing and promoting social diversity and cultural understanding in our community. She is a leader in the "Building Inclusive Communities" training program at the City of Columbia, fac...

C.A.R.E. Program

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C.A.R.E. Program

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The City of Columbia needs employers for its Career Awareness Related Experience Program, a comprehensive program for at-risk youth. Become a mentor and provide a youth with the experience of a lifetime.