January 31, 2011

News Release

For Immediate Release

Health Department Urges Caution During Winter Storm

A winter storm warning is in effect for the Springfield-Greene County area beginning today at 6 pm. Heavy snow and cold weather are expected. The Springfield-Greene County Health Department would like to remind people that cold weather and precipitation can create health and safety risks. Reduce the risk of injury and keep yourself and your loved ones safe by taking time to prepare for these winter weather conditions.

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

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