County Wide Mask Requirement Issued in Boone County

A county wide mask requirement will go into effect tomorrow night (Wednesday) for Boone County.

The Columbia Boone County Public Health and Human Services Director Stephanie Browning issued the order which requires everyone 10 years of age and older that is within Boone County outside of Columbia city limits to wear a mask when around people who are not household members.

The order expires on December 8th at 11:59pm unless extended, rescinded or modified.

The Boone County Commission voted 2-1 to endorse the mandate this morning (Tuesday).