During the COVID-19 pandemic, services are by APPOINTMENT ONLY.  Call us at 410-313-7500 for more information.

Clinical Services

Howard County Health Department provides Reproductive Health Services to Howard County women, men and teens, as well as the LGBTQ community. 

We see uninsured or underinsured clients. Payments for services are based on a sliding fee scale. We accept Medical Assistance Plans and Managed Care Organizations (MCO), Visa, Mastercard, Discover or cash. Commercial insurances are accepted, but HCHD is out-of-network with all commercial insurances. 

Services are confidential.  We always accept new patients!

Columbia Health Center - 8930 Stanford Blvd., Columbia, MD  21045
Reproductive (Sexual) Health
Clinic Schedule
 Day Times Phone Number 
Monday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday 
Please call 410-313-7500 to schedule an appointment.
Same day appointments available
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Tuesday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday 12:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 
Friday 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Our Services

  • Reproductive (Sexual) Health Education for Men and Women
  • Pre-conceptual (pre-pregnancy) Health Counseling
  • Gynecological Exams
  • Birth Control Choices: Oral Contraceptives, Depo-Provera, Paragard IUD, Mirena IUD, Nexplanon and additional birth control choices available by prescription 
  • Pregnancy Testing
  • Emergency Contraception - Plan B
  • Breast Examinations and Mammogram Referrals
  • Pap Screening and Colposcopy Services
  • HPV (Human Papillomavirus) Vaccine - Ages 11-26
  • Smoking Cessation (Quitting) Classes
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections
  • Expedited Partner Therapy

Sexually Transmitted Infections 

We provide testing and treatment for:

STI testing is Monday through Friday by appointment only.
Call our office at 410-313-7500.

HIV/AIDS Testing & Counseling


Testing is free and occurs every Friday by appointment only.
Call us at 410-313-7500 to make an appointment.  

Visit our HIV/AIDS page by clicking here.


HCHD Offers PrEP
Prep can reduce your risk of HIV infection from sex by 90% with only 1 pill a day.
Watch this "What is PrEP?" video.

PrEP Information Card. Click to read more infromation
Click above to view the PrEP card front & back.
Haga clic para información sobre PrEP en español.



List of Howard County Urgent Care Centers


Picture of Urgent Care Office

Click HERE or on the photo to get a list of the Urgent Care Centers in Howard County.