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Columbus Health Department







At the Columbus Health Department, we value each individual and strive to help everyone make informed decisions about their health and well-being by providing education and prevention services.

Columbus Health Department Clinics and Offices

5601 Veterans Parkway- Lower Level
Columbus, GA 31904
Phone: 706-321-6300
Fax: 706-321-6126

Office and Clinic Hours:
Monday though Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
By appointment only

COVID-19 Testing Information

COVID-19 Vaccine Information

Changes at Columbus Health Department:

The Columbus Health Department will be screening ALL visitors for fever before anyone may visit any program or service.  

General Clinic– Hours are 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.  Patients will be seen by appointment only for essential services.  All patients will be screened before services are provided. Call 706-321-6300 for an appointment.

WIC- Drive-thru Voucher Pick-Up in parking lot on the upper level facing Veterans Parkway.  Hours are 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. Please bring your WIC Folder or a picture ID.  New applicants may apply at Drive-thru area or over the phone.  Call 706-321-6374 to arrange mailing of vouchers. NO walk-in services until further notice.  For all other questions, please call 706-321-6374.

HIV Testing-  HIV Testing is available without an appointment. Hours are  8:30 am to 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday.  For questions, please call 706-321-6413 or 706-321-6426.

Environmental Health –  No walk up services are available until further notice.  Forms are available online. For questions please call 706-321-6170. Offices are remaining at the 2100 Comer Avenue location on the 2nd floor.

     NOTICE: Fee Proration will be discontinued for Muscogee County (Columbus) effective January 1, 2022

Vital Records Annex –

Located adjacent to the Department of Driver Services
8397 Macon Rd.

Tuesday – Friday
8:00 am to 4:30 pm
9:00 am to 11:30 am

(Note:  the Vital Records Annex Location does not do Paternity Acknowledgements, Amendments to change mistakes on a birth certificates, Legitimization or Delayed Birth Certificates.  Please come to the main vital records office for these services.) 

Children and Youth with Special Needs – 706-321-6300
Hours 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Dental Health – 706-321-6190

  • Open 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Closed from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
  • Call for appointment.
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District Clinical Services – 706-321-6411

  • Open 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Call for appointment.
  • HIV testing daily- no appointment necessary.

Vital Records – 706-321-6130

Women, Infants and Children – W.I.C. – 706-321-6374

  • Monday-Friday- 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Voucher Pick-up: First 5 days of each month- 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Saturday Schedule for new and existing applicants-Once a month from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
  • Appointment Hotline: 800-789-5502
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WIC at Fort Benning – 706-682-8455
Located in Soldier for Life Center – same building as Commissary
Monday-Friday – 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Vouchers may be picked-up at this location, or call to have vouchers mailed.
Certifications and re-certifications are done by phone.

Environmental Health– 706-321-6170

ServSafe®  Training Course
ServSafe® Food Protection Manager 8-Hour Certification Course(s) 

Below is information about two free Food Safety Online Courses provided by ServSafe. These courses are: ServSafe Food Handler  and ServSafe Takeout and Delivery: COVID-19 Precautions.    These courses do NOT take the place of our ServSafe Food Manager training we offer at CHD.

Free ServSafe Courses 

Please contact the Environmental Health Office at 706-321-6170 if you have questions regarding the ServSafe® Program.
ServSafe®  is a registered trademark of the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation, and used under license by National Restaurant Association Solutions, LLC.

Vector Control

Body Art Inspections and Rules & Regulations




2019 Muscogee County Community Health Assessment

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