While trying to keep seniors safe, something just as deadly for older people as the virus has increased: isolation.
Boone County COVID-19 cases by day
The layered bar/line chart shows the daily change in newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported in Boone County and a 14-day rolling average of the changes in new cases to show trends over time. The data is from The New York Times and based on the state's reports. Recent changes and errors in the state's reports have impacted the reporting in the chart.
The large number of new COVID-19 cases reported Saturday are the result of a lag in the reporting of cases, tests and deaths.
Nicole Galloway met with the Boone County Muleskinners via Zoom on Friday morning to discuss policies and plans.
Parents and students voiced their desire to return to in-person learning, while the School Board faced tough questioning.
The Police Department has ordered officers to wear only plain masks.
Board members discussed the reasons behind their Oct. 12 votes and their concerns about the community's negative responses.
This is the second death this week related to COVID-19.
The sessions will help the city gain public input on development needs related to the COVID-19 pandemic and priority housing.
Columbia's new program aims to provide financial support for small local businesses effected by COVID-19.
Ed and Kathy Baker say COVID-19 restrictions forced them out of business.
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