Boone County Health Orders Get Modifications

Columbia Boone County Public Health and Human Services is modifying a health order in effect until October 6th. Entertainment venues, bars and restaurants serving alcohol must close by 10:30 p.m. but the restriction on stopping alcohol service at 9:00 p.m. is no longer in effect. Food establishments that don’t comply with the health order will […]

Columbia Attorney Loses License For A Year

The Missouri State Supreme Court suspends a Columbia attorney’s license for a year. Syreeta McNeal, a Columbia attorney focusing mainly on bankruptcy and tax matters admitted to violating various rules of professional responsibility. McNeal admitted to attempting to collect fees to which she was not entitled and threatening to reveal information obtained in client confidences. […]

Revised Health Orders Announced In Columbia and Boone County

Boone County and Columbia is announcing new COVID-19 related restrictions this (Friday) morning. Restaurants and bars serving alcohol are required to stop serving alcohol at 9 p.m. and shall close no later than 10 p.m. Restaurants that do not serve alcohol are not required to close at 10 p.m. Restaurants and bars serving alcohol may […]

Revised Health Order Takes Effect Monday In Boone County

The Columbia/Boone County Public Health and Human Services is releasing a revised health order. Effective at 12:00 a.m. on Monday, face masks will be required for those over age 10 when unable to social distance inside the city of Columbia to align with their mask ordinance. Additionally, restaurants and bars can continue to operate with […]

Boone County Records Another Death Due To COVID-19

Columbia/Boone County Public Health and Human Services is reporting Boone County’s fourth death due to COVID-19. In a tweet sent out just before noon today (Friday), the agency says the fourth victim was in the over 80 age group. The agency is also reporting a rise in the positivity rate for the novel coronavirus for […]

Target Joins Walmart In Closing Stores On Thanksgiving Day

Target is announcing today (Monday) that it is joining Walmart in closing its stores on Thanksgiving Day. The move comes as stores try to curb the spread of COVID-19. Walmart, the nation’s largest retailer, announced the move last week. Target opened for the first time on Thanksgiving in 2011.

Walmart And Sams Club Announcing Mandatory Mask Requirements

Walmart and Sams Club are announcing that customers will soon be required to wear masks or face coverings when entering any of their stores. The new requirement goes into effect on Monday, July 20 according to a press release sent out in a joint statement today (Wednesday). Walmart, is saying it plans to have a […]

Boone County Extends Reopening Plan

Columbia/Boone County Public Health and Human Services is extending Phase 2, step 3 of their reopening plan. The announcement, made today, (Friday) extends the current step of reopening until 11:59 pm on August 10th. No additional restrictions or modifications have been issued. The extension has been issued because Boone County is not meeting all of […]

MU Health Care Opening Second COVID-19 Drive-Thru Testing Site

MU Health Care is instituting changes to its drive-thru COVID-19 testing process, including opening a second location at Mizzou North that will be located at 115 Business Loop 70 West in Columbia. In an email sent out from MU Health Care this morning, they say this week, the existing drive-thru site experienced a significant increase […]