Communicable Disease Prevention

Infectious Disease

Infectious Disease Hours
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Fri

Contact
Weekdays
(614) 645-1474

Emergency on-call 
(614) 645-7417

Foodborne Illness Reporting 
(614) 645-1791

Communicable Disease Training
614.645.1223
CHFagerholm@columbus.gov 

Health@columbus.gov

Communicable Disease Training for Childcare Centers

6-Hour and 3-Hour Training Courses

Learn the importance of preventing diseases in child care centers. This course meets the Ohio Department of Job & Family Services (ODJFS) requirement for all licensed child care centers and Type A Homes to have at least one person on site who has completed a 6-hour communicable disease training (Rules 5101:2-12-27 and 5101:2-13-27). A 3-hour refresher course approved by ODJFS is also offered.

6-Hour Communicable Disease Training Course
Offered by Columbus Public Health and the Franklin County Public Health 

  • Learn the importance of preventing diseases in child care centers. 
  • This course meets the training requirements for child care centers set by Ohio Department of Job & Family Services.
  • Call 614-645-1223 for more information.  See upcoming trainings below.

3-hour Communicable Disease Refresher Course
Offered by Columbus Public Health 

This 3-hour class is for students who need a refresher of the initial 6-hour Communicable Disease Class.  If your certification has already expired, you must re-take the 6-hour Communicable Disease Class.

Upcoming Training Dates 


6-Hour Course: Select date to register and submit payment. 

Time: 9:00 am - 3:30 pm, 30 minute lunch break (lunch not provided)
Registration begins at 8:30 am. Please don’t be late, no one will be admitted to class after 9:15 am. We reserve the right to cancel classes due to low enrollment.

Location: Columbus Public Health (Room 119C) - 240 Parsons Ave, Columbus, OH

Price: $30  
Register online by selecting date above. 


3-Hour Course: Select date to register and submit payment.  

Time: 9:00 am - 12:15 pm 
Registration begins at 8:30 am. Please don’t be late, no one will be admitted to class after 9:15 am. We reserve the right to cancel classes due to low enrollment.

Price: $15  
Register online by selecting date above.

Location: Columbus Public Health (Room 119C) - 240 Parsons Ave, Columbus, OH