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    May 25, 2018- Stream Testing, Heat Illness Surveillance Begins for Summer

    The upcoming Memorial Day holiday means it is the summer season for the Springfield-Greene County Health Department. This marks the start of two warm-weather surveillance programs: stream water testing and heat-related illness. Learn More
  2. Steve Edwards (left) sits with Harold Bengsch at the Second Annual Harold K. Bengsch Award reception

    Apr 6, 2018 - CoxHealth President and CEO celebrated at Second Annual Bengsch Award Reception

    Community members, health department staff and leaders across the health care industry came together this afternoon to celebrate CoxHealth President and CEO Steve Edwards as the winner of the 2018 Harold K. Bengsch award. Read on...
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    Mar 30, 2018 - CoxHealth President and CEO named Bengsch Award honoree

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is proud to announce Steve Edwards, President and CEO of CoxHealth, as this year’s Harold K. Bengsch Award honoree. Read on...
  4. Jon Mooney

    March 26, 2018 - Mooney named SGCHD Assistant Director

    Jon Mooney has been named Assistant Director of the Springfield-Greene County Health Department. Read on...
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    Dec. 11, 2017 - City Council to consider repeal of future pit bull ban or refer to a citizen vote

    It is anticipated that City Council will make a decision at the Dec. 11 meeting to either repeal General Ordinance No. 6397 or submit to voters a question of whether or not to approve the ordinance. Read on...
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    Dec. 4, 2017 - Springfield named 25th in the country by Gallup in community ranking for exercise

    The Gallup organization has ranked Springfield 25th on its list of Communities with the Highest Rates of Regular Exercise. Read on...
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    Nov 17, 2017 - Community Leaders Launch Mental Health Needs Assessment

    Today community leaders from across many sectors in Springfield came together to begin the process of a mental health needs assessment for our community. Read on...
  8. WIC Nutrition

    Oct 19, 2017 - WIC Contract Renewed for 2018

    The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services has renewed the contract for the Special Supplemental Food and Nutrition Education Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) for another year. Read on...
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