Columbia/Boone County Division of Human Services

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1005 W. Worley St. Columbia, MO 65203
Our mission is to promote and protect the health, safety and well-being of Boone County residents. We do this through leadership, partnership and service by coordinating with federal, state and local organizations to achieve our vision of optimal health, safety and well-being for all. Learn more.

We serve the city of Columbia and surrounding communities within Boone County, Missouri as a nationally accredited public health department through the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB).

Our vision

Optimal health, safety, and well-being for all.

Our mission

Promote and protect the health, safety, and well-being of the community through leadership, partnership, and service.

What is public health?

This video can help explain our role.

What is national accreditation?

This press release can help explain.

Core values

  • Customer Service: Providing the best possible service to all customers.
  • Communication: Listening and responding to customers with clear, compassionate, and timely communication.
  • Continuous improvement: Valuing continuous planning, learning, and innovative practices.
  • Integrity: Expecting our employees to be ethical, honest, and responsible.
  • Teamwork: Achieving results through valuing diversity and partnerships within our own organization and the community.
  • Stewardship: Empowering our employees to serve the community to the best of their ability by entrusting us with resources.