City of Columbia Missouri Community Relations

P.O. BOX 6015 COLUMBIA, MO 65205


March 4, 2020

CONTACT: Steven Sapp
Director of Community Relations
City of Columbia

Brian Adkisson
Communications and Marketing Manager
Community Relations
City of Columbia

Local officials to provide community briefing on coronavirus, March 5 at 10 a.m.

(COLUMBIA, MO) - Columbia Mayor Brian Treece will host a community briefing and press conference Thursday, March 5, at 10 a.m., to discuss the area's combined efforts in planning and responding to the coronavirus. The briefing will include remarks from Mayor Treece, Columbia/Boone County Department of Public Health and Human Services Director Stephanie Browning, University of Missouri Chancellor Alexander Cartwright and MU Health Care Chief Medical Officer Dr. Stevan Whitt.

The briefing will be held in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 701 E. Broadway.  All members of the media and community are invited to attend.

The briefing will be live-streamed at

City of Columbia Vision
Columbia is the best place for everyone to live, work, learn and play.

City of Columbia Mission
To serve the public through democratic, transparent and efficient government.