Our team strives to make Polk County a safer and healthier place for you to live, work, learn, and play.


Polk County Public Health Division Offices
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Administrative, Clinic and Vital Records
161 Walker Street
Columbus, NC 28722
Phone: (828) 894-8271
Fax: (828) 894-8678
Hours of Operations Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Communicable Disease Control
161 Walker Street
Columbus, NC, 28722
Phone: 828-894-8271
Fax: 828-894-8678
Hours of Operations Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Environmental Health 
35 Walker Street
Columbus, NC 28722
Phone: (828) 894-3739
Fax: (828) 894-2913

Hours of Operations Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Inspectors in office 8:00 am – 9:00 am   
Permits issued 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Women Infant and Children (WIC) Nutrition
161 Walker Street
Columbus, NC 28722
Phone: (828) 894-8271
Fax: (828) 894-8678
Hours of Operations Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.