February 25, 2011

News Release

For Immediate Release

Pollen Count Begins Monday, February 28

The laboratory services division of the Springfield-Greene County Health Department will begin collecting and posting pollen data beginning Monday, February 28, 2011. Pollen count information will be available by 10:30 am daily on the web at www.springfieldmo.gov/health/database/pollen/Default.aspx. 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 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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