Wednesday, April 1 summary
The number of positive cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in Boone County is currently 66 with 24 who have recovered at the time of publishing. There are no new cases from the previous update. Below is information about enhancements to the health resources page on CoMo.gov, an update about residential recycling collection this week and information about Columbia Municipal Court.
Cases in Boone County
|Total positive cases||Active||Recovered||Deaths|
15-24: 18 cases
25-44: 26 cases
45-64: 19 cases
65+: 3 cases
Travel-related: 27 cases
Contact to a confirmed case: 18 cases
Community transmission: 21 cases
The coronavirus health resources page on CoMo.gov has been updated to enhance readability, provide more information on local testing and added a section for businesses to submit essential business determination forms. Visit CoMo.gov/Health/Novel-Coronavirus-2019-COVID-19 to see the enhanced website.
Columbia/Boone County Public Health and Human Services has transitioned many staff members to working remotely. Changes to services lines will be posted on their social media accounts, on their website homepage and in this daily update.
Changes to City services
City of Columbia Solid Waste hasn’t been able to collect all the residential recycling this week. Officials ask that residents keep their items at the curb and they will be picked up later in the week.
The Columbia Municipal Court continues to operate under limited public access until further notice. Except as set forth in the 13th Judicial Circuit Administrative Order, all cases through April 30, 2020, will be postponed to a later date.
New court dates will be mailed to defendants or their attorneys to the address on file with the court. To update an address, contact the court at MunicipalCourt@CoMo.gov or call 573.817.5022.
Written guilty pleas are accepted via email at MunicipalCourt@CoMo.gov or by fax at 573.874.7531. Forms are located here: CoMo.gov/Court/Court-Forms.
Payments can be processed online at trafficpayment.com, by phone 1.800.444.1187 or via mail at 600 E. Broadway, Columbia MO, 65201.
The judge and clerk’s office will hold video arraignments/hearings for inmates, will be available to recall warrants and process other appropriate paperwork.
Residents that have other needs to access the court system in Columbia Municipal Court or have questions, please email MunicipalCourt@CoMo.gov or call 573.817.5022 to make inquiries.
Official information from the City of Columbia and Columbia/Boone County Public Health and Human Services (PHHS) can be found at CoMo.gov/Coronavirus. The City will also be utilizing City and PHHS official social media accounts to post updates. They can be found at @CoMoGov on Facebook and Twitter and @CoMoHealthDept on Facebook and @CoMo_HealthDept on Twitter.