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Flu Season Coming  Getting vaccinated is the best way to protect yourself and your loved ones.

Preparedness Month  Take simple steps to prepare for emergencies. It’s easier than you think.

Food Safety Month  Know the four main steps to help keep food safe from germs.  

Recovery Month  Find culturally sensitive services for prevention, intervention, and treatment. 

School Vaccines  Don't let your child miss school due to not having all of the needed vaccines.

Focus on Healthy Weight  Make the places kids play and go to school support a healthy weight.

Greater Columbus Infant Mortality Task Force  Work completed, plan released and committee selected.  

Kids Can Like Fruits and Veggies  Trying new foods and recipes can expand the fruits and veggies kids like. 

Mosquito Season  Spraying, testing and more to protect from West Nile Virus.

Community Giving Day  5% of Whole Foods UA sales donated to Healthy Food Initiative Sept 12.

Art Walks and Landmark Talks   Join us for guided tours led by expert historians around Columbus. 

Let's Move! Columbus  September 21, meet people, exercise, and join family fun activities.

See "Alerts" tab for important health issues, such a Mumps and EV-D68.

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

Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) Columbus has recently seen an increase in respiratory illnesses and hospitalizations among children. - learn more

Mumps Community Outbreak – Update Mumps Community Outbreak Update regarding numbers of cases. - learn more

Ebola Outbreak in West Africa Link to CDC about the illness and outbreak. - learn more

Arsenic Information Arsenic is a naturally occurring element that is widely distributed in the Earth’s crust. - learn more

Air Quality Alert Information Air Quality Alerts are issued when ozone or particulate levels in the air are high, causing possible health concerns. - learn more

Whooping Cough If there is a baby in your life, protect them against whooping cough. - learn more

Mumps Information Mumps is a viral illness that causes swollen and tender salivary glands under the ears or jaw. - learn more

Columbus Board of Health to Meet -- 9.12.2014 Meeting set for next Tuesday, September 16 at 2:00 p.m., at 240 Parsons Avenue - learn more

Disease Prevention and Control for West Nile Virus -- 9.9.2014 Columbus Public Health to Spray Area Neighborhoods Sept. 10 and 11, 2014 - learn more

Disease Control and Prevention for West Nile Virus -- 9.2.2014 Columbus Public Health to Spray Area Neighborhoods to Prevent West Nile Virus - learn more

Disease Prevention and Control for West Nile Virus - 8.18.2014 CPH Sprays Area Neighborhoods to Prevent West Nile Virus - learn more

Mosquito Spraying for August 13 to 15 -- 8.14.2014 CPH controls mosquitoes to prevent West Nile Virus - learn more

Areas for August 13-15 Mosquito Spraying -- 8.12.2014 Spraying in Area Neighborhoods to Prevent West Nile Virus - learn more

Areas for August 8 Mosquito Spraying - 8.7.2014 Spraying in Area Neighborhoods to Prevent West Nile Virus - learn more

Columbus Public Health Hosts Second Farmers Market - 8.6.2014 Bringing fresh fruits and vegetables to residents. - learn more

Columbus Resident Tests Negative for Ebola Virus - 8.5.2014 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Confirms Negative Test Result - learn more

Columbus Resident Tests Negative for Ebola Virus -- 8.5.2014 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Confirms Negative Test Result - learn more