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

Farmers' Markets   Fresh fruits and vegetables at Columbus Public Health's markets.

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

Healthy Swimming   Protect yourself from illnesses that can be spread in the water.

Sun Safety Protect your skin in the sun this season with simple steps.

Food Safe For Summer  Whatever your plans, take care to prepare and transport food safely.

Summer Fun   Don't let being sick get in your way this summer with mumps!

Walk With A Doc  Join a walk near you as a great way to be active in our own community.  

Mumps and other health alerts, visit our "Alerts" section.

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

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

Syphilis Outbreak in Columbus -- 7.11.2014 Public health advisory for healthcare providers regarding an outbreak of syphilis in the Columbus community - learn more

Clinics Services Closed August 6 Clinic closed Wednesday, August 6 2014 for a staff meeting. - learn more

West Nile Virus Found in Columbus Mosquito Spraying Begins for Season - 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

Staying Safe in the Heat Steps to stay cool in hotter weather to help avoid heat related illness. - learn more

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

Never Leave Child Alone In A Car Never Leave Child Alone In A Car - learn more

Mosquito Spraying for West Nile - 7.17.2014 Columbus Public Health to Spray Area Neighborhoods to Prevent West Nile Virus - learn more

Spraying Area Neighborhoods to Prevent West Nile Virus -- 7.14.2014 July 16 and 17 from 4 am – 7 am, see online map of locations. - learn more

Columbus Board of Health Meeting -- 7.11.2014 Columbus Board of Health will meet next Tuesday, July 15, at 2 p.m., at 240 Parsons Avenue. - learn more

Mayor's Twilight Ride Highlights Active City -- 7.10.2014 Ride welcomes hundreds of riders on a unique tour through downtown and neighborhoods. - learn more

First Mosquitoes Positive for West Nile Virus -- 7.8.2014 Commissioner Urges Residents to Practice Prevention - learn more

Walk With A Doc Announces Dates for 2014 Walks -- 3.28.2014 Columbus Public Health, Walk With a Doc and Mount Carmel teamed up with OSU Wexner Medical Center. - learn more

New Tools to Combat Mosquitoes and Prevent Disease -- 7.01.2014 New Online Maps and more than 80 Permanent Trap Locations to Protect against West Nile - learn more

Free HIV Tests at Two Walgreens -- 6.25.2014 June 26-28 in Support of National HIV Testing Day on June 26-27 - learn more

Stay Healthy and Safe when Extreme Temperatures Strike -- 1.5.2014 - learn more

New Clinic Offering Free HIV and STI Testing to Open on April 3 -- 4.1.2014 Take Care Down There Clinic to Provide Same Day HIV Results - learn more