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Columbus Health Department







Realizing the ever changing complexity of the health care community, Columbus Health Department and West Central Health District exist as resources to ensure an environment where all people can obtain health care services and attain optimum health and well-being by valuing themselves, by valuing others, and by caring.

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 4:30 p.m
By appointment only


COVID-19 Specimen Collection 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.

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

  • 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

We’d like your feedback on the Community Health Assessment.   Once you look it over please complete our community survey.