Boone County Health Officials Issue Health Advisory

Despite the number of COVID-19 cases in Boone County tripling since June 21st, the Columbia / Boone County Health and Human Services director has no plans to issue a new health order.

Rather, the agency is recommending people mask up and continue to receive vaccines if they are not vaccinated and has issued a public health advisory with these recommendations.

There are 70 COVID-19 patients in Columbia hospitals, 12 of them Boone County residents.