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.
5601 Veterans Parkway- Lower Level
Columbus, GA 31904
*The current Metra shuttle service from Comer Ave. to the new Veterans Parkway Health Department location will be discontinued on July 1, 2021.
Office and Clinic Hours:
Monday though Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
By appointment only
COVID-19 TESTING WILL REMAIN AT THE CURRENT LOCATION at 11th Avenue and Center Street.
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.
Vital Records Annex – Closed until further notice.
Children and Youth with Special Needs – 706-321-6300
Hours 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Dental Health – 706-321-6190
District Clinical Services – 706-321-6411
Vital Records – 706-321-6130
Women, Infants and Children – W.I.C. – 706-321-6374
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.
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.
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