Public Health

Columbia County Public Health is committed to improving quality of life and protecting the health and well-being of all residents


The mission of the Columbia County Public Health Department is to protect and improve the lifelong health of individuals and communities in Columbia County.

We address social, economic and environmental conditions to ensure that all people in Columbia County have the opportunity for a healthy life. The department oversees:

Environmental Public Health (restaurant, food and daycare health inspections),

Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, 

Public Health Emergency Preparedness,

Infectious Disease Prevention and Control

Tobacco Prevention and Education


230 Strand St.
Columbia County Courthouse Annex
St. Helens ,
Fax: 888-204-8568

Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. to 5:00
Michael Paul