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Office hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. CST

Location: Atkins-Holman Student Commons

Phone number: (573) 875-7423

Fax number: (573) 876-4456

Student Health Services

Health information is always available at no charge to Columbia College students. Prescriptions can be written and referrals made when deemed necessary.

Important health alert for Columbia College students, faculty and staff.

An outbreak of mumps has occurred in our area that may be extended to students attending Columbia College.

Mumps is a viral infection best known for inducing puffy cheeks and a swollen jaw. This is a result of swollen salivary glands.

If you have symptoms, please avoid contact with others and call Student Health Services at 573-875-7423 or see your medical provider.

More information regarding the outbreak.

The following services are provided for students through the Columbia College Student Health Services office:

  • Physical exams
  • Urgent care visits for illness diagnosis or follow-up
  • Blood pressure checks
  • Rapid Strep A throat swabs
  • Blood glucose testing
  • Urine testing for diagnosis of bladder infections
  • Allergy injections
  • Flu shots

When the Columbia College nurse practitioner is not available, students may seek help at the following location:

City/County Health Department
1005 W. Worley, (573) 874-7356
The Health Department provides free STD and HIV testing and treatment.

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Health forms

All new Day Campus students are required to submit a completed Columbia College Medical History form and show proof of two vaccinations for measles, mumps and rubella (MMR). Failure to submit these documents to Health Services will prevent students from registering for subsequent semesters. For more information, contact Health Services at (573) 875-7423. Completed forms may be faxed to Health Services at (573) 876-4456.

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