Public Health & Human Services Archives

Live Well Boone County

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Live Well Boone County

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In early 2013, the Columbia/Boone County Department of Public Health and Human Services began a comprehensive process to identify the health needs of the Boone County, Missouri, community. Using surveys and focus grou...

2019 Columbia Values Diversity Award Winner: Room at the Inn

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2019 Columbia Values Diversity Award Winner: Room at the Inn

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Since 2008, Room at the Inn has provided winter shelter for homeless adults. From December through mid-March each year, Room at the Inn has provided a clean, safe place to warm up, have a meal, and get a good night's ...

Proper use of face masks during COVID-19

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Proper use of face masks during COVID-19

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Mosquito Control

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Mosquito Control

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Why mosquito control is necessary, how to protect yourself, and how you can help keep mosquito populations under control.

Live Well By Faith Wins National Award

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Live Well By Faith Wins National Award

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The Live Well By Faith (LWBF) program was honored by the Boone County Commission after receiving the 2019 National Association of Counties (NaCo) Achievement Award. LWBF also won the Missouri Association of Counties' ...

Strategic Plan 2018 Update

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Strategic Plan 2018 Update

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Three years ago, in 2015, City Manager Mike Matthes announced a citywide strategic plan to reduce economic inequality in Columbia, Missouri. Each year, an annual report is presented to Council to recap the progress ma...

Animal Winter Care

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Animal Winter Care

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Tips on how to care for canines who winter outdoors.

COVID-19 CFD PPE

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COVID-19 CFD PPE

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Fire Department first responders are taking measures to improve safety and conserve precious resources during medical emergencies.

Youth In Action Summer Volunteer Program

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Youth In Action Summer Volunteer Program

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Youth in Action is an exciting opportunity for youth to become involved in their community and make new friends.

COVID-19 CPD PPE

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COVID-19 CPD PPE

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Officer Brandon Peters and Sergeant Clinton Sinclair demonstrate personal protective equipment that Columbia Police Department is using to protect officers and the public during the Coronavirus pandemic.