March 01, 2010

News Release

For Immediate Release

Pollen Count Begins Today

The laboratory services division of the Springfield-Greene County Health Department will begin collecting and posting pollen data beginning today, March 1, 2010. Pollen count information will be available by 10:30 am daily on the Web site www.springfieldmo.gov/health. Members of the community including media, meteorologists and physicians should access pollen and mold data through the reporting mechanism on the site.

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is now designated as a certified pollen counting station and joins major metropolitan areas throughout the United States in providing the highest standard of collection and analysis in pollen reporting.

For more information contact:
Katie Towns-Jeter MPH
Public Information Administrator
417-874-1205

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Harold K. Bengsch Building

227 E. Chestnut Expwy. • Springfield, MO 65802
417-864-1658 • health.springfieldmo.gov