Public Health Alerts and Advisories

Columbus Public Health Holiday Closure Update

Columbus Public Health Holiday Closure Update Columbus Public Health Services CLOSURES – July 3 & 4 On Monday, July 3, 2017, all services will close at 12 p.m. On Tuesday, July 4, 2017, all services are closed to observe the Independence Day holiday. Servicios de Salud - learn more

Measles

Measles Measles can be dangerous, especially for children. Prevent measles with the vaccine. Find vaccine locations here. - learn more

Columbus Public Health Closed on Monday, May 29, 2017

Columbus Public Health Closed on Monday, May 29, 2017 Columbus Public Health Services CLOSED May 29, 2017 On Monday, May 29, 2017, all services will be closed at Columbus Public Health inobservance of the Memorial Day holiday. Servicios de Salud Pública de Columbus CERRADO 29 de mayo de 2017 - learn more

Protect Your Child From Lead Poisoning

Protect Your Child From Lead Poisoning If your home was built before 1978, it might have lead-based paint. Lead in toys or paint can harm your child and make them sick. - learn more

Sexual Health Clinic Closure: April 26

Sexual Health Clinic Closure: April 26 The Sexual Health Clinic will be closed on Wednesday, April 26, 2017. - learn more

Columbus Public Health Closed on Monday, February 20, 2017 On Monday, February 20, 2017, all services will be closed at Columbus Public Health in observance of the Presidents’ Day holiday. - learn more

Columbus Syphilis Outbreak

Columbus Syphilis Outbreak Information about prevention, testing, and treatment - learn more

8.18.2016 UPDATE: Increase in Cryptosporidium Cases Prompts Public Health Recommendations

8.18.2016 UPDATE: Increase in Cryptosporidium Cases Prompts Public Health Recommendations With the large increase of cases in our community, public health officials are recommending the following safety measures to reduce the spread of crypto. - learn more

July 22, 2016: First Mosquito Pool Positive for West Nile Virus in Columbus

July 22, 2016: First Mosquito Pool Positive for West Nile Virus in Columbus Columbus Health Commissioner Dr. Teresa C. Long, today, July 22, 2016, confirmed the presence of West Nile Virus (WNV) in a mosquito trap. This is the first reported WNV mosquito pool found in the city of Columbus limits this season. - learn more

Nitrate Advisory Cancelled

Nitrate Advisory Cancelled The Nitrate Advisory has been cancelled. It is no longer necessary to use bottled water for infants less than six months old or women over 30 weeks pregnant. - learn more

Public Health Alert: Zika Virus

Public Health Alert: Zika Virus Zika Virus is primarily spread to people by mosquito bites. While most illness is mild, it can be dangerous in pregnancy. - learn more

Flood Awareness

Flood Awareness Floods are one of the most common hazards in the U.S. and ranks among the top 10 in Franklin County.   - learn more

Shigella

Shigella Because it is passed easily among young children, hand-washing and staying home when sick are key to prevention. - learn more