City of Columbia issues statement regarding mask ordinance

May 18, 2021

The following is a statement issued by the City of Columbia:

On May 11, 2021, City Council voted to extend the mask ordinance until June 5, 2021. In light of the current guidance from the CDC, which was announced today, May 13, 2021, the face coverings/mask requirements are provided as advisory and will not be enforced.

Citizens are still encouraged to wear masks when necessary and follow all CDC guidance and protocols.

The City of Columbia will continue to require face coverings for  employees and visitors to municipal/city offices, buildings, and facilities.