Office of Epidemiology

Columbus Public Health
240 Parsons Ave.
Columbus, Ohio 43215

8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Mon – Fri

Kathy Cowen, M.S., Director
(614) 645-6252
[email protected]

Infectious Disease Reports

Seasonal Influenza

Columbus Public Health and Franklin County Public Health collect information on influenza (flu) and influenza like illnesses from October through May each year.

Sexually Transmitted Infections

This page contains information related to sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and the current syphilis outbreak in Franklin County, Ohio.

Reportable Diseases

Annual Summaries of Reportable Diseases

These reports contain summary data of infectious disease among Franklin County, Ohio residents.

These publications contain data on tuberculosis (TB) cases among residents of Franklin County, Ohio.  Additional publications from the Ben Franklin Tuberculosis Program can be found here.
2017 Active TB Cases (released May 2018)

Infectious Diseases Among Children
This report contains data on infectious diseases reported among children in Franklin County, Ohio, with primary focus on enteric and vaccine-preventable diseases. The related fact sheets describe how parents and childcare providers can help protect children against vaccine-preventable diseases.
2011-2015 with Fact Sheets (released April 2018)

Zika Virus 

Local public health and our hospital systems are working together to protect the public, provide information and offer testing when needed.