Columbia/Boone County Department of
Public Health and Human Services
1005 West Worley St.
Hours: Monday – Friday • 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Main Phone: 573.874.7355
Additional department phone lines
Emergency/Disease Reporting (24/7): 1.800.392.0272
Administration Fax: 573.874.7756
Communicable Disease Reporting Fax (CONFIDENTIAL): 573.874.7597
Medical Records Fax (CONFIDENTIAL): 573.874.7758
Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Fax: 573.874.7757
Welcome to the Columbia/Boone County Department of Public Health and Human Services! A nationally accredited public health department in the state of Missouri, we serve both the city of Columbia and surrounding communities within Boone County, Missouri.
Our mission is to promote and protect the health, safety and well-being of Boone County residents. We do this through leadership, partnership and service by coordinating with federal, state and local organizations to achieve our vision of optimal health, safety and well-being for all. Learn more.
- Novel Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19)
- Business Guidance 06/18/20 opens PDF file (COVID-19)opens PDF file
- Grocery Store Guidance (COVID-19)opens PDF file
- Curbside Pickup Guidance opens PDF file (COVID-19)
- As of March 13, 2020, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has released an expanded list of nearly 200 products, including 40 new products that went through the agency’s expedited review process, that are effective for use against SARS-CoV-2, the novel #coronavirus that causes #COVID-19. View the list.
- Frequently asked questions about flu season
- Properly disposing of pharmaceuticals
- Boone County ranks in top 10 healthiest counties in Missouri
Official information from the City of Columbia and Columbia/Boone County Public Health and Human Services (PHHS) can be found at CoMo.gov/Coronavirus. The City will also be utilizing City and PHHS official social media accounts to post updates. They can be found at @CoMoGov on Facebook and Twitter and @CoMoHealthDept on Facebook and @CoMo_HealthDept on Twitter.
Please be mindful of keeping a safe 6′ physical distance, for the protection of the visitors and the staff.
- Waiting areas have been rearranged to allow for social distancing.
On a short-term basis, the following services will not be offered: food handler classes, lab testing, WIC classes, smoking cessation, blood pressure/blood sugar screening, lead testing, and in-person home visiting.
Enhanced building cleaning and disinfection occurs on a continuous basis.