Wednesday, April 22 summary
The number of positive cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in Boone County is currently 90 with 83 who have recovered at the time of publishing. There are no new cases from the previous update. Below is information for residents who need assistance through the Medicaid for Pregnant Women and Show Me Healthy Babies programs.
Cases in Boone County
|Total positive cases||Active||Recovered||Deaths|
<15: 1 case
15-24: 24 cases
25-44: 35 cases
45-64: 25 cases
65+: 5 cases
Travel-related: 28 cases
Contact to a confirmed case: 33 cases
Community transmission: 28 cases
Unknown: 1 case
Columbia/Boone County Public Health and Human Services (PHHS) would like to remind residents that they are available to help with Medicaid for Pregnant Women and Show Me Healthy Babies and can answer questions and provide pregnancy support.
Anyone interested in these services is asked to call the PHHS Social Services Division at 573.817.6430 and leave a voicemail. The caller will receive a call back from a social service specialist who can help with applying for Medicaid, provide education and support, refer the individual to other resources and help answer questions.
Changes to City services
No additional changes at this time.
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.