Health information is always available at no charge to Columbia College students, faculty and staff. Prescriptions can be written and referrals made when deemed necessary.
The following services are provided through the Columbia College Health Services office:
- Physical exams (for students)
- Annual exams/pap test (for students)
- 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
Monday - Friday:
8:30 - 11:30 a.m. and 1 - 4 p.m.
Phone number (573) 875-7432
Fax number (573) 876-4456
When the Columbia College nurse practitioner is not available, students may seek aid at any of the following locations:
City/County Health Department
1005 W. Worley, (573) 874-7356
The Health Department provides free STD and HIV testing and treatment.
Boone Convenient Care
601 Business Loop 70 W, Suite 275 (on the west side of Parkade Center) www.boone.org
Monday-Friday: 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Columbia College Athletic Trainer - Jon Barfknecht
Located in the Training Room in Southy, (573) 875-7407
Jon will assist students that have some type of injury.
Columbia College does not offer health insurance plans for students, but we do have a plan we encourage students to purchase through United Health Care. They provide a student discount. More information can be found by visiting www.uhcsr.com/SelfServiceSupport/students/CollegeHome.aspx.
All new students in the day program 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) 875-7432. Completed forms may be faxed to Health Services at (573) 876-4456.