April 03, 2012

News Release

For Immediate Release

Local Efforts Highlighted During Public Health Week

April 2-6, 2012 is National Public Health Week. Since 1995, when the first full week of April was declared as National Public Health Week, communities across the United States have used this time to recognize the contributions of public health and highlight issues that are important to improving the public's health.

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department plays a vital role in protecting against disease and death and in helping people live longer, healthier, happier lives.

Health Department highlights from the past year include:

Follow the health department on Facebook and Twitter at www.facebook.com/SGCHD and at www.twitter.com/sgchd, and online at http://health.springfieldmo.gov.

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Harold K. Bengsch Building

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