Business Updates – Supporting Local Business

Call the Missouri Department of Health and Human Services 24-hour hotline at 877-435-8411, if you are need of immediate help.

If you have specific COVID-19 questions for Columbia/Boone County Public Health and Human Services email [email protected]

Chamber Businesses Selling/Producing Face Masks

The Southern Rose & Rosebuds: 

We are selling masks at The Southern Rose & Rosebuds. They are available to purchase online or in-store. We are happy to do curbside pickup as well if people want to order online, select local pick-up, and call when they arrive to get their order! 

D&H Drugstore: D&H Drugstore has disposable and cloth masks available. 

Elite Promotions: Elite Promotions have access to custom printed as well as blank masks.

White Dog Promotions: White Dog Promotions is offering a great option for bunk or office-wide buys. These are all fully customizable face coverings/masks, printed with your company or organization logo. The face covers/masks are not substitutes for N95 face masks. We do not sell individually customized face coverings at this time. 

See some of their masks in action here.

HyVee – All three HyVee locations in Columbia have masks available for sale.

Staples – Staples has child and adult-sized masks available for purchase. Packages of masks are also available.

Businesses Doing good:

The MU College of Engineering is working with the Columbia STEM Alliance, Columbia Public Schools, the Columbia Police Department, Boone County and the MU-COVID-19 Task Force to manufacture face shields for first responders and health care workers at no cost. Bill Moore, BS ’77, MS ’85 CiE, the board president of the Columbia STEM Alliance, said a fellow board member contacted him in mid-March with a request from the Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans’ Hospital for a few face shields because staff was worried about running out of personal protective equipment (PPE). Please visit: to help


Businesses hiring:

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Missouri One Start

Nanova Biomaterials, Inc. in Columbia is hiring for Packaging Operators to work on Novagel (hand-sanitizer) production lines. The work schedule is in shifts, including early, regular, and late/night shifts. Find more here.  Email [email protected] or call (573) 875-6682.

Columbia EDP Center Inc. is looking to add to our team. Are you intelligent with Payroll, HR and Tax, Compassionate to others and eager to learn? We need a Payroll Specialist III – Read more here about how you can contribute here.

Boone Hospital is hiring for numerous roles including part-time, full-time, night, and day positions. See the full list of available positions and apply here. 

The City of Columbia is seeking a Director of Human Resources. The position has the primary responsibility for developing the City’s “people strategy,” guiding and managing the delivery of city-wide human resources services. The department has a staff of 18 and is responsible for employee benefits, City University, classification/compensation, compliance, employee performance, employee relations, payroll support, recruitment/hiring and wellness. The director serves on the management team for labor relations and negotiations. For additional information about Columbia and its Human Resources Department, please visit , or call (573) 874-6445. To apply for this position, send your current resume and a cover letter to: [email protected]. The position is open until filled. To ensure consideration please apply by September 29, 2020.

Central Missouri Foster Care and Adoption Association is hiring a Family Development Trainer. This position’s primary responsibility in service delivery/training delivery of the licensing program, foster/adoptive/relative/kinship/respite provider training and family development. Apply here.

Atkins Inc: Hiring for general cleaners (day and evenings) within janitorial division,mowers and grounds technicians. The location and hours will vary for the janitorial customers. Most of the need is in Columbia and Jefferson City, but it never hurts to fill out an application in case something outside of these areas pop up. Mowing and grounds maintenance hours will be dawn to dusk. We’re encouraging anyone interested to fill out an application on the website here. Pay range will vary depending on the job (and experience for the mowers).

Caledon Virtual is hiring for multiple full-time positions for their Columbia office including: Administrative Assistant, Account Executive, Social Media Manager, Content Specialist, Account Coordinator (in-office position). 

See their jobs page here.

MidwayUSA is Open and Hiring! The threat of COVID-19 has been devastating to many in our community. If you find yourself in need of a Permanent position or just a Seasonal one to get by until things return to normal, MidwayUSA can help! We have openings in our warehouse, where you will help fulfill Customer orders. Starting wage: $13.50 hour.
Apply online at Let us help you get back on your feet.

Mediacom is hiring a Broadband Specialist (Installer). This position performs a variety of duties pertaining to cable television installation, high-speed data networking, including routers, for transmission or transport of voice, multimedia, or data. Find more information here. 

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