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Infectious Disease Hours8:00 am - 5:00 pm Mon - Fri
ContactWeekdays (614) 645-1474
Emergency on-call (614) 645-7417
Foodborne Illness Reporting (614) 645-1791
There is a measles outbreak in central Ohio. Measles is a very contagious and
serious illness. The MMR vaccine is safe and highly effective at preventing
measles. MMR vaccines are available at Columbus Public Health during regular
vaccine clinic hours and at Franklin County Public Health by appointment only.
Children also can get MMR vaccines from their pediatrician or medical home. Learn more below.
Macluumaadka Jadeecada - Somali.
Sarampión - Spanish.
symptoms of measles include a fever, runny nose, cough, rash and red eyes. If
you have these symptoms, call your doctor or Columbus Public Health – and stay
home and avoid having visitors until you see a doctor.
The MMR vaccine is available from your family doctor, Columbus Public Health and many local clinics and health centers. A full list of providers is available here in addition to vaccine safety information.
Download educational cards and flyers in English, Somali and Spanish, watch educational videos and view presentations.
See our report on local measles cases. (Best viewed on a
laptop or desktop.)
Click here to see our report.