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




Health@columbus.gov

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Measles is very contagious and can make children so sick they have to go to a hospital or even die. The Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) vaccine can prevent the disease and protect your family. Learn more below.

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The 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. Learn more.

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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. Learn more.

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Download educational cards and flyers in English, Somali and Spanish, watch educational videos and view presentations. Learn more.