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Staff at CRFD Taking COVID Seriously By Getting Vaccinated

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As the first days of 2021 continue on, more members of the Columbia-Richland Fire Department have taken advantage of their opportunities to get a COVID-19 vaccine. CRFD personnel have been making appointments to receive their first vaccine doses at medical facilities across the Midlands. For many firefighters the reason to get the vaccine is simple. […]

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CRFD Fire Chief Aubrey D. Jenkins Receives COVID-19 Vaccination

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On Monday January 4, 2021 Columbia-Richland Fire Chief Aubrey D. Jenkins received his vaccination for the COVID-19 virus. The vaccine was administered to Chief Jenkins by staff at Prisma Health Richland Hospital. “I am grateful to be able to receive this crucial vaccination as we begin 2021,” stated Chief Jenkins, “My hope is that as […]

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Mayor Declares State of Emergency Due to COVID-19

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Mayor Stephen Benjamin has declared a State of Emergency, effective immediately, in an effort to reduce the spread of and exposure to the Coronavirus. The attached ordinance will be sent to City Council for review and discussion during tomorrows council meeting.  ORDINANCE NO.: 2020-031 An Emergency Order Declaring a State of Emergency for the City […]

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City of Columbia Modifying Operations Due to COVID-19

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The City of Columbia will modify services until further notice to protect citizens and minimize opportunities to spread COVID-19 in our community.  On Monday, March 16, 2020, City employees reported to work for a normal work day. The general public is encouraged to continue practicing appropriate hand washing and social distancing and to only visit […]