About Us

    About Columbia/Boone County Public Health and Human Services

    Columbia/Boone County Public Health and Human Services serves the city of Columbia and surrounding communities within Boone County, Missouri. We are a nationally accredited public health department in the state of Missouri through the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB).

    What does national accreditation mean? 

    Click here to learn more. 

    Our Vision
    Our Mission
    Our vision is optimal health, safety, and well-being for all.

    Our mission is to promote and protect the health, safety, and well-being of the community through leadership, partnership, and service. 

    What is Public Health?

    This video can help explain our role.

    Our Services 

    We offer the following services:

    Core Values:

    • Customer Service: Providing the best possible service to all customers.
    • Communication: Listening and responding to customers with clear, compassionate, and timely communication.
    • Continuous improvement: Valuing continuous planning, learning, and innovative practices.
    • Integrity: Expecting our employees to be ethical, honest, and responsible.
    • Teamwork: Achieving results through valuing diversity and partnerships within our own organization and the community.
    • Stewardship: Empowering our employees to serve the community to the best of their ability by entrusting us with resources.


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