Columbus Health Department

Back to School Vaccines

Could it already be time for school to start again? Yes!! Visit your local health department now and don’t wait until the last minute! Your child may need required immunizations or exams,…

National HIV Testing Day

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 1.1 million people have HIV, and one in seven of them don’t know they are infected. Knowing one’s HIV status…

Ladies Who PrEP Summit Aims to Empower Women

The Ladies Who PrEP Summit is a half day meeting that serves to increase PrEP awareness and uptake among women through community mobilization. The goals of the summit are to: · increase…

Free Hepatitis C Testing Day in Columbus

May is Hepatitis Awareness Month and May 19, is National Hepatitis Testing Day. According to New Horizons Behavioral Health, in the United States, millions of Americans have chronic viral hepatitis and most of…