Columbia agencies, organizations make reopening plans
COLUMBIA — Here is information on some selected steps being taken regarding the reopening of Columbia government agencies and other organizations in the community:
Most Columbia government office buildings remain closed to the public.
ARC begins modified reopening Monday.
Columbia Public Library plans gradual reopening.
Boone Hospital Center will reopen some non-emergency operations beginning Monday.
State parks officials plan a gradual return to prepandemic operations.
The Salvation Army will reopen thrift stores located at 23 E. Walnut St. and 1304 Parkade Blvd. with operating hours of 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Donations will be accepted at both locations. Call Lisa at the Walnut store (443-2786) to schedule pickup donations, which must happen in the garage or outside the home.
All other Salvation Army social services will continue to operate by appointment only. A return to normal operations is anticipated by June 1, according to a news release.