Polk County Health Department

Columbus, N.C.


Welcome to the Polk County Health Department where our mission is to promote, protect and maintain the public health of all of the citizens of Polk County by offering preventive health services along with community outreach and education. We work daily to improve the quality of life of our citizens by providing adult and childhood immunizations, family planning, health checks for children among other services.

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Important Info


Mailing & Physical Address

161 Walker Street
Columbus, NC  28722

Telephone Numbers

Main Phone: (828) 894-8271
Environmental Health: (828) 894-8004
WIC Program:  (828) 894-3888

Hours of Operation

Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Fax Numbers

Clinic Fax:  (828) 894-8678
Environmental Health Fax: (828) 894-8678
WIC Program Fax: (828) 894-8678