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    February 26, 2021--Governor plans to open Phase 1B Tier 3 on March 15 as vaccine supply allows

    Yesterday, Governor Mike Parson announced the tentative opening of the next tier in the state’s vaccine distribution plan for Monday, March 15. Although this date is expected to be when the tier opens, vaccine supply continues to be limited. Read on...
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    February 25, 2021 -- Media briefing at 10 a.m. Friday at mass vaccination clinic

    Springfield-Greene County Health Department Director Clay Goddard will hold his final media briefing at 10 a.m. tomorrow, Friday, February 26, 2021, at Jordan Valley Community Health Center’s vaccination clinic at Grand and Kansas Expressway. Read on...
  3. COVID-19 News

    February 24, 2021 -- SGCHD announces COVID-19 deaths for Feb. 17-23

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of 10 Greene County residents from COVID-19. These fatalities were reported to us between Wednesday, February 17 and Tuesday, February 23. Read on...
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    February 17, 2021 -- SGCHD announces COVID-19 deaths for Feb. 10-16; death toll surpasses 400

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of five Greene County residents from COVID-19. These fatalities were reported to us between Wednesday, February 10 and Tuesday, February 16. Read on...
  5. Make your voice heard!

    February 12, 2021 -- Make your voice heard by taking our COVID-19 vaccine survey

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department reminds individuals in our community to make your voice heard by participating in our regional COVID-19 vaccine survey. The survey will remain open until Friday, February 19. Read on...
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    February 11, 2021 -- Quarantine not required for at least 90 days following full vaccination

    Fully vaccinated individuals who are in close contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19 will no longer be required to quarantine for at least 90 days following their second dose. This is the result of COVID-19 guidance from the CDC. Read on...
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    February 10, 2021 -- SGCHD announces COVID-19 deaths for Feb. 3-9

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of four Greene County residents from COVID-19. These fatalities were reported to us between Wednesday, February 3 and Tuesday, February 9. Read on...
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    February 3, 2021 -- Health Department issues Finish Strong Challenge

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is challenging our community to move forward together as progress is made to provide COVID-19 vaccines to eligible individuals. Read on...
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    February 3, 2021 -- SGCHD announces COVID-19 deaths for Jan. 27-Feb. 2

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of 14 Greene County residents from COVID-19. These fatalities were reported to us between Wednesday, January 27 and Tuesday, February 2. Read on...
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    February 2, 2021 -- Clarification on state's mass vaccination event on Friday

    Springfield-Greene County Health Department issues clarifying statement on state's mass vaccination event on Friday. Read on...
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    February 2, 2021 -- Media briefing at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Public Safety Center

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department will host a joint media briefing with local healthcare partners at 1 p.m. tomorrow, Wednesday, February 3, 2021, in the training room of the Public Safety Center at 330 W. Scott. Read on...
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    February 2, 2021 -- SGCHD encourages community to be COVID aware on Super Bowl Sunday

    Although we are encouraged that COVID-19 case numbers have been improving and vaccination efforts continue, the Springfield-Greene County Health Department encourages everyone to play safely on Super Bowl Sunday to limit the risk of exposure. Read on...
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    January 29, 2021 -- SGCHD launches regional COVID-19 vaccine survey

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department has launched a regional survey to gauge the public’s interest in receiving the COVID-19 vaccine and better understand questions individuals may have. Read on...
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    January 27, 2021 -- SGCHD announces COVID-19 deaths for Jan. 20-26

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Dept. is saddened to announce the deaths of 17 Greene County residents from COVID-19. These fatalities were reported to us between Wednesday, January 20 and Tuesday, January 26. Read on...
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    January 27, 2021 -- Media briefing at 3:30 p.m. today at Public Safety Center

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Dept. will hold a media briefing at 3:30 p.m. today in the training room of the Public Safety Center at 330 W. Scott. Read on...
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    January 22, 2021 -- COVID-19 vaccination efforts continue

    As vaccination distribution efforts continue in our community and across Missouri, the Springfield-Greene County Health Department is encouraged by the ongoing community efforts to vaccinate eligible individuals against COVID-19. Read on...
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    January 20, 2021 -- SGCHD announces COVID-19 deaths for Jan. 13-19

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of 37 Greene County residents from COVID-19. These fatalities were reported to us between Wednesday, January 13 and Tuesday, January 19. Read on...
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    Jan. 14, 2021 - Vaccine not yet available for high risk groups; individuals encouraged to plan ahead

    As our community awaits vaccine from the state for those considered high risk, Springfield-area healthcare partners are encouraging people to sign up for updates and start planning ahead. Read on...
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    January 13, 2021 -- SGCHD announces COVID-19 deaths for Jan. 6-12

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of 18 Greene County residents from COVID-19. These fatalities were reported to us between Wednesday, January 6 and Tuesday, January 12. Read on...
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    January 13, 2021 -- Goddard announces retirement to take role with Missouri Foundation for Health

    After 25 years with the Springfield-Greene County Health Department, Director of Health Clay Goddard is announcing his intention to retire at the end of February. Read on...
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    January 6, 2021 -- SGCHD announces COVID-19 deaths for Dec. 30-Jan.5; death toll surpasses 300

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of 12 Greene County residents from COVID-19. These fatalities were reported to us between Wednesday, December 30 and Tuesday, January 5. Read on...
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    January 5, 2021 -- Community encouraged to resolve to Finish Strong in 2021

    As the new year brings us new hope in the fight against COVID-19, the Springfield-Greene County Health Department encourages everyone in our community to make a New Year's resolution to Finish Strong. Read on...
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    December 30, 2020 -- Health Dept. announces COVID-19 deaths for Dec. 23-29

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of 15 Greene County residents from COVID-19. These fatalities were reported to us between Wednesday, December 23 and Tuesday, December 29. Read on...
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    SGCHD and Jordan Valley Community Health Center to begin COVID-19 vaccination for healthcare workers

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department and Jordan Valley Community Health Center will offer COVID-19 vaccines on Thursday, December 31 to those who work in healthcare, but are not affiliated with a healthcare system or long-term care facilities. Read on...
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    December 23, 2020 -- Health Dept. announces COVID-19 deaths for Dec. 16-22

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of 22 Greene County residents from COVID-19. These fatalities were reported to us between Wednesday, December 16 and Tuesday, December 22. Read on...
  26. Celebrate Safely Holidays

    December 22, 2020 -- SGCHD urges community to avoid risky holiday activities

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department encourages our community to consider how holiday plans can be modified to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and keep your friends and family healthy. Read on...
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    December 16, 2020 -- Health Dept. announces COVID-19 deaths for Dec. 9-15

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce that 13 COVID-19 deaths among Greene County residents were reported to us between Wednesday, December 9 and Tuesday, December 15. Read on...
  28. Celebrate Safely Holidays

    December 15, 2020 -- SGCHD urges families to celebrate safely during winter holidays

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department has released updated holiday guidance aimed at helping families navigate winter holiday traditions in the midst of COVID-19. Read on...
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    Dec. 14, 2020 -- Media briefing at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Public Safety Center

    Leaders from the City and Health Department will provide a media briefing at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Public Safety Center, 330 W. Scott. Read on...
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    December 10, 2020 -- Healthcare partners urge community to take Finish Strong pledge

    As our community enters this final stage of our response to COVID-19, local healthcare partners urge everyone to Finish Strong by staying vigilant and pledging to get the COVID-19 vaccine when it becomes available. Read on...
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    December 9, 2020 - Media briefing at 3:30 p.m. Thursday at Public Safety Center

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Dept. will hold a media briefing at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, December 10, 2020, in the training room of the Public Safety Center at 330 W. Scott. Read on...
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    December 8, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is heartbroken to announce the deaths of eight community members from COVID-19. Read on...
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    December 7, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is heartbroken to announce the deaths of 19 community members from COVID-19. Read on...
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    December 4, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is heartbroken to announce the deaths of four community members from COVID-19. Read on...
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    December 3, 2020 -- SGCHD urges community to stop the spread as COVID-19 death toll surpasses 200

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Dept. is heartbroken to announce a single day death reporting record of 17 community members from COVID-19. Read on...
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    December 2, 2020 - Health Department adjusts quarantine timeframes following CDC update

    Following an update to guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Springfield-Greene County Health Dept. has updated its protocol to shorten quarantine timeframes. Read on...
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    December 2, 2020 - Media briefing at 3 p.m. today at Public Safety Center

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Dept. will hold a media briefing at 3 p.m. today, Wednesday, December 2, 2020, in the training room of the Public Safety Center at 330 W. Scott. Read on...
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    December 2, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of three Greene County residents from COVID-19. Read on...
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    December 1, 2020 -- State to host community COVID-19 testing event in Springfield

    As part of the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Service’s community COVID-19 testing events throughout the state, a free testing event will take place at the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds on December 3rd and 4th. Read on...
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    November 27, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of five Greene County residents from COVID-19. Read on...
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    November 25, 2020 -- Health Dept. encourages the community to shop safely

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department has released guidance for the holiday season to help families shop safely and reduce their risk of contracting or spreading COVID-19. Read on...
  42. Play Safely

    November 24, 2020 -- SGCHD reminds athletes to play safely as winter sports and activities gear up

    The Springfield-Greene County Health department has released guidance with tips to help reduce the spread of COVID-19 during athletic events and organized activities. Read on...
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    November 24, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of three Greene County residents from COVID-19. Read on...
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    November 23, 2020 -- SGCHD to allow strict modified quarantine exclusively in educational setting

    In light of growing evidence that suggests the low risk of COVID-19 transmission among children, as well as guidance from state authorities, SGCHD will allow strict modified quarantine procedures in K-12 schools under limited circumstances. Read on...
  45. November 20, 2020 - Media briefing at 2 p.m. today at Public Safety Center

    Leaders from the City, County, Health Department, CoxHealth, Mercy Springfield and the Missouri Foundation for Health will provide a media briefing at 2 p.m. today at the Public Safety Center, 330 W. Scott. Read on...
  46. COVID-19 News

    November 19, 2020 -- Community leaders urge safe Thanksgiving celebrations

    As the toll of COVID-19 continues to loom over our community, our health care system, our state and our nation, community leaders urge everyone to take steps to protect against the virus this Thanksgiving. Read on...
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    November 18, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of nine Greene County residents from COVID-19. Read on...
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    November 17, 2020 -- Media briefing at 3 p.m. Wednesday at Public Safety Center

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department, the City of Springfield and Greene County will host a media briefing at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, November 18, 2020, in the training room of the Public Safety Center at 330 W. Scott. Read on...
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    November 17, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 death

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the death of one Greene County resident from COVID-19. Read on...
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    November 16, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of two Greene County residents from COVID-19. Read on...
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    November 12, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of three Greene County residents from COVID-19. Read on...
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    November 10, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 death

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the death of one Greene County resident from COVID-19. Read on...
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    November 9, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 death

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the death of one Greene County resident from COVID-19. Read on...
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    November 9, 2020 -- Movember reminds men to focus on their health

    Like so many other things in 2020, Movember will probably look a little different this year--but men taking time to better their health is now more important than ever. Read on...
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    November 6, 2020 -- Health Department encourages ways to celebrate safely this Thanksgiving

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department has released guidance aimed at helping families navigate the unique challenges of planning for Thanksgiving traditions in the time of COVID-19. Read on...
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    November 5, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of five Greene County residents from COVID-19. Read on...
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    November 4, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of five Greene County residents from COVID-19. Read on...
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    November 3, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of five Greene County residents from COVID-19. Read on...
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    November 2, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of two Greene County residents from COVID-19. Read on...
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    October 30, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of six Greene County residents from COVID-19. Read on...
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    October 29, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of five Greene County residents from COVID-19. Read on...
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    Oct. 28, 2020 - Health Dept encourages use of the color purple to show support for a safer Halloween

    Although celebrating holidays has looked much different this year, it does not mean that we cannot have a fang-tastic Halloween. The community is encouraged to celebrate safely to reduce the risk of exposure to COVID-19. Read on...
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    October 28, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of two Greene County residents from COVID-19. Read on...
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    October 27, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of two Greene County residents from COVID-19. Read on...
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    October 26, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of two Greene County residents from COVID-19. Read on...
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    October 23, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of six Greene County residents from COVID-19. Read on...
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    October 22, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 death

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the death of one Greene County resident from COVID-19. Read on...
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    October 21, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of two Greene County residents from COVID-19. Read on...
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    October 20, 2020 -- Health Department unveils COVID-19 memorial page

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department has created a COVID-19 Living Memorial to remember those lost from COVID-19 and support those left behind. Read on...
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    October 20, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of four Greene County residents from COVID-19. Read on...
  71. October 20, 2020 -- Media briefing at 2 p.m. today at Public Safety Center

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department will host a joint media briefing with Lost and Found Grief Center at 2 p.m. today, Tuesday, October 20, 2020, in the Training Room of the Public Safety Center at 330 W. Scott. Read on...
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    October 19, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of three Greene County residents from COVID-19. Read on...
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    October 15, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of five Greene County residents from COVID-19. Read on...
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    October 14, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 death

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the death of one Greene County resident from COVID-19. Read on...
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    October 13, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of two Greene County residents from COVID-19. Read on...
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    October 12, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 death

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the death of one Greene County resident from COVID-19. Read on...
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    October 7, 2020 -- Media briefing at 1 p.m. Thursday at Public Safety Center

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department will host a joint media briefing with Burrell Behavioral Health at 1 p.m. on Thursday, October 8, 2020, in the Training Room of the Public Safety Center at 330 W. Scott. Read on...
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    October 7, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of 11 Greene County residents from COVID-19. Read on...
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    October 6, 2020 -- SGCHD announces COVID-19 deaths; total death count surpasses 100

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of 12 Greene County residents from COVID-19. Read on...
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    October 5, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of two Greene County residents from COVID-19. Read on...
  81. October 5, 2020 -- Media briefing at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Public Safety Center

    The City of Springfield and the Springfield-Greene County Health Department will host a media briefing at 10 a.m. Tuesday in the Training Room of the Public Safety Center, 330 W. Scott. Read on...
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    October 2, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of six Greene County residents from COVID-19. Read on...
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    October 1, 2020 -- SGCHD announces COVID-19 deaths, record-tying number of new daily cases

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of four Greene County residents from COVID-19. SGCHD also announced 203 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, September 30, tying the previous record of 203 on September 4. Read on...
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    September 30, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 death

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the death of a Greene County resident from COVID-19. Read on...
  85. COVID-19 News

    September 30, 2020 -- State to host community COVID-19 testing event in Springfield

    The free testing event will take place in Springfield at Second Baptist Church at 3111 Battlefield Rd. on Friday, October 2 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday, October 3 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Read on...
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    September 29, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of three Greene County residents from COVID-19. Read on...
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    September 28, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of three Greene County residents from COVID-19. Read on...
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    September 28, 2020 -- Media briefing at 3 p.m. today at Public Safety Center

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department will host a joint media briefing with Springfield Public Schools at 3 p.m. today, Monday, September 28, in the Training Room of the Public Safety Center at 330 W. Scott. Read on...
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    September 25, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of three Greene County residents from COVID-19. Read on...
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    September 24, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of eight Greene County residents from COVID-19. Read on...
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    September 23, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of two Greene County residents from COVID-19. Read on...
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    September 23, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 Halloween Guidance

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department has released guidance for Halloween to help organizations, neighborhoods and families navigate the challenges brought on by COVID-19. Read on...
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    September 22, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of two Greene County residents from COVID-19. Read on...
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    September 21, 2020 -- Health Department announces online dashboard update

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department has updated its interactive online dashboard to give the public access to more valuable data in our community and region as we collectively fight COVID-19. Read on...
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    September 21, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of five Greene County residents from COVID-19. Read on...
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    Health Department announces COVID-19 death

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the death of a Greene County resident from COVID-19. Read on...
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    September 17, 2020 -- Health Department launches COVID-19 educational toolkit for parents, students

    To help families navigate a new set of challenges brought on by the pandemic this school year, the Springfield-Greene County Health Department has launched a new online educational toolkit for parents and students. Read on...
  98. Public Exposure Notice

    September 17, 2020 -- Health Department announces potential high-risk community exposures

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential high-risk community exposures from at least four COVID-19 positive individuals. Read on...
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    September 16, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of three Greene County residents from COVID-19. Read on...
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    September 15, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of two Greene County residents from COVID-19. Read on...
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    Health Department announces COVID-19 death

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the death of a Greene County resident from COVID-19. Read on...
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    September 10, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of four Greene County residents from COVID-19. Read on...
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    September 9, 2020 -- Health Department launches COVID-19 Toolkit for Businesses & Workplaces

    To help employers stop the spread of COVID-19 and minimize disruptions to their businesses as a result of the pandemic, the Springfield-Greene County Health Department has released the COVID-19 Toolkit for Businesses & Workplaces. Read on...
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    September 8, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of two Greene County residents from COVID-19. One individual was associated with long-term care. Read on...
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    September 5, 2020-Health Department announces COVID-19 death

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the death of a Greene County resident from COVID-19. Read on...
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    September 4, 2020 -- Health Department contract expands contact tracing capacity

    Maximus Federal Services, Inc. has begun contact tracing services for the Springfield-Greene County Health Department, which will help further build capacity to combat COVID-19 in our community. Read on...
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    September 4, 2020 -- Media briefing at 2 p.m. today at Public Safety Center

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department will host a media briefing at 2 p.m. today, Friday, September 4, in the Training Room of the Public Safety Center at 330 W. Scott. Read on...
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    September 3, 2020 - Health Department announces COVID-19 death

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the death of a Greene County resident from COVID-19. The individual was associated with long-term care. Read on...
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    September 1, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is heartbroken to announce the deaths of five Greene County residents from COVID-19. Four of those individuals were associated with long-term care. Read on...
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    August 28, 2020 - Health Department announces COVID-19 death

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is heartbroken to announce the death of a Greene County resident from COVID-19. This individual was associated with long-term care. Read on...
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    August 27, 2020 - Health Department announces COVID-19 death

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is heartbroken to announce the death of a Greene County resident from COVID-19. This individual was associated with long-term care. Read on...
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    Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is heartbroken to announce the deaths of three Greene County residents from COVID-19. Read on...
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    August 25, 2020 - Health Department announces COVID-19 death

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is heartbroken to announce the death of a Greene County resident from COVID-19. This individual was associated with long-term care. Read on...
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    August 24, 2020 - Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is heartbroken to announce the deaths of two Greene County residents from COVID-19. Both were associated with long-term care. Read on...
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    August 20, 2020 -- Media briefing at 2:30 p.m. Friday at Public Safety Center

    The City of Springfield and the Springfield-Greene County Health Department will host a media briefing at 2:30 p.m. Friday, August 21 in the Training Room of the Public Safety Center, 330 W. Scott. Read on...
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    August 19, 2020 - Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is heartbroken to announce the deaths of five Greene County residents from COVID-19. Read on...
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    August 15, 2020 - Health Department announces COVID-19 death

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is heartbroken to announce the death of a Greene County resident from COVID-19. Read on...
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    August 13, 2020 - SGCHD provides COVID-19 update; reminds community of the seriousness of the virus

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department and City of Springfield held a media briefing today to provide an update on COVID-19 and remind the community of the seriousness of the disease. Read on...
  119. REMINDER: Media briefing at 10 a.m. at Public Safety Center

    The City of Springfield and the Springfield-Greene County Health Department will host a media briefing at 10 a.m. Thursday in the Training Room of the Public Safety Center, 330 W. Scott. Read on...
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    August 12, 2020 - Health Department announces 95 new COVID-19 cases

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department received 95 new cases of COVID-19 in Greene County residents on Tuesday, a new one-day record. Read on...
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    Aug. 10, 2020 - Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is heartbroken to announce the deaths of two Greene County residents from COVID-19. Read on...
  122. Public Exposure Notice

    August 8, 2020 - Health Department announces potential high-risk COVID-19 community exposures

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential high-risk community exposures from one COVID-19 positive individual. Read on...
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    Aug. 7, 2020 - Health Department announces COVID-19 death

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is heartbroken to announce the death of a Greene County resident from COVID-19. Read on...
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    Aug. 6, 2020 - Health Department announces COVID-19 death

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is heartbroken to announce the death of a Greene County resident from COVID-19. Read on...
  125. news-update

    Aug. 4, 2020 - Springfield-Greene County Health Department Updates COVID-19 Data Dashboard

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department has updated its online dashboard to give the public access to more data around COVID-19 in our community and region. Read on...
  126. COVID-19 News

    Aug. 4, 2020 - Health Department announces COVID-19 death

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is heartbroken to announce the death of a Greene County resident from COVID-19. Read on...
  127. COVID-19 News

    July 30, 2020 - Health Department announces COVID-19 death

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is heartbroken to announce the death of a Greene County resident from COVID-19. Read on...
  128. news-update

    July 28, 2020 - Greene County COVID-19 cases pass 1,000, funding approved to expand contact tracing

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department surpassed 1,000 cases of COVID-19 in Greene County residents on Monday. Read on...
  129. COVID-19 News

    July 23, 2020 - Health Department announces COVID-19 death

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is heartbroken to announce the death of a Greene County resident from COVID-19. Read on...
  130. news-update

    July 17, 2020 - Health Department suspends low-risk public exposure notices

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department will be suspending the public notification of low-risk potential exposure locations, effective today. Read on...
  131. Public Exposure Notice

    July 16, 2020 - Health Department announces new COVID-19 cases, potential community exposures

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential community exposures from seven COVID-19 positive individuals. Read on...
  132. Public Exposure Notice

    July 15, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential community exposures from four COVID-19 positive individuals. Three cases reside in Greene County and one resides in another jurisdiction. Read on...
  133. Public Exposure Notice

    July 14, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential community exposures from eight COVID-19 positive individuals. Read on...
  134. Public Exposure Notice

    July 13, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential community exposures from nine COVID-19 positive individuals. Read on...
  135. Public Exposure Notice

    July 12, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential community exposures from six COVID-19 positive individuals. Read on...
  136. Public Exposure Notice

    July 11, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential community exposures from two COVID-19 positive individuals. Read on...
  137. Public Exposure Notice

    July 10, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential community exposures from six COVID-19 positive individuals. Read on...
  138. news-update

    July 10, 2020 - Media briefing at 1 p.m. today at Public Safety Center

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department will host a media briefing at 1 p.m. today in the Training Room of the Public Safety Center, 330 W. Scott. Read on...
  139. Public Exposure Notice

    July 9, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential community exposures from two COVID-19 positive individuals. Read on...
  140. COVID-19 News

    July 8, 2020 - Health Department announces COVID-19 death

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is heartbroken to announce the death of a Greene County resident from COVID-19. Read on...
  141. Public Exposure Notice

    July 4, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential community exposures from two COVID-19 positive individuals. Read on...
  142. Public Exposure Notice

    July 3, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential community exposures from four COVID-19 positive individuals. Read on...
  143. Public Exposure Notice

    July 2, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential community exposures from three COVID-19 positive individuals. Read on...
  144. Phase 3 of City’s Road to Recovery Plan to continue through July 15

    Mayor Ken McClure and Springfield-Greene County Health Department Director Clay Goddard announced today that the City of Springfield will continue with the Phase 3 Road to Recovery through July 15. Read on...
  145. Public Exposure Notice

    July 1, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential community exposures from two COVID-19 positive individuals. Read on...
  146. news-update

    July 1, 2020 - Health Care Community Transitioning COVID-19 Testing Options

    CoxHealth, Mercy Springfield and Jordan Valley Community Health Center will provide COVID-19 testing at three different locations for people who have been referred to testing by a primary care provider. Read on...
  147. Public Exposure Notice

    June 30, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposure

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of a potential community exposure from one COVID-19 positive individual. Read on...
  148. Public Exposure Notice

    June 29, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposure

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of a potential community exposure from one COVID-19 positive individual. Read on...
  149. Public Exposure Notice

    June 28, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential community exposures from four COVID-19 positive individuals. Read on...
  150. Public Exposure Notice

    June 27, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential community exposures from two COVID-19 positive individuals. Read on...
  151. Public Exposure Notice

    June 26, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential community exposures from five COVID-19 positive individuals. Read on...
  152. Public Exposure Notice

    June 26, 2020 - SGCHD announces potential COVID-19 community exposures among unsheltered community

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential community exposures from an unsheltered individual in our area. Read on...
  153. Public Exposure Notice

    June 25, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential community exposures from six COVID-19 positive individuals. Read on...
  154. Public Exposure Notice

    June 24, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential community exposures from two COVID-19 positive individuals. Read on...
  155. Public Exposure Notice

    June 23, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department?is notifying the public of?potential community exposures?from a COVID-19 positive?individual. Read on...
  156. Public Exposure Notice

    June 22, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential community exposures from two COVID-19 positive individuals. Read on...
  157. Public Exposure Notice

    June 22, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential community exposures from three COVID-19 positive individuals. Read on...
  158. Public Exposure Notice

    June 20, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential community exposures from two COVID-19 positive individuals. Read on...
  159. Public Exposure Notice

    June 19, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposure

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential community exposure from a COVID-19 positive individual. Read on...
  160. novel-coronavirus

    June 18, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential community exposures from a COVID-19 positive individual. Read on...
  161. novel-coronavirus

    June 17, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential community exposures from three COVID-19 positive individuals. Read on...
  162. novel-coronavirus

    June 16, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential community exposures from three COVID-19 positive individuals. Read on...
  163. novel-coronavirus

    June 15, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential exposures from three COVID-19 positive individuals. Read on...
  164. novel-coronavirus

    June 13, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential exposures from three COVID-19 positive individuals. Read on...
  165. novel-coronavirus

    June 12, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential exposures from a COVID-19 positive individual. Read on...
  166. Phase 3 of City’s Road to Recovery Plan effective Monday

    Mayor Ken McClure, City Manager Jason Gage and Health Department Director Clay Goddard announced a new City order today lessening restrictions of business and community activities. Read on...
  167. novel-coronavirus

    June 11, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of a potential exposure from a COVID-19 positive individual. Read on...
  168. novel-coronavirus

    June 10, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposure

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of a potential exposure from a COVID-19 positive individual. Read on...
  169. novel-coronavirus

    June 8, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposure

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of a potential exposure from a COVID-19 positive individual. Read on...
  170. novel-coronavirus

    June 8, 2020 - Incubation period closes: no clients contract COVID-19 from salon exposure

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is encouraged to report that the incubation period has passed from those potentially exposed from Great Clips. No clients of either stylist nor additional coworkers contracted COVID-19 as a result. Read on...
  171. novel-coronavirus

    June 4, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential exposures from two COVID-19 positive individuals. Read on...
  172. novel-coronavirus

    June 3, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposure

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of a potential exposure from a COVID-19 positive individual. Read on...
  173. novel-coronavirus

    June 2, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposure

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of a potential exposure from a COVID-19 positive individual. Read on...
  174. novel-coronavirus

    May 29, 2020 - Health Department announces new confirmed cases of COVID-19, new exposure notices

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department has seen 20 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 within the past 24 hours. Read on...
  175. novel-coronavirus

    May 29, 2020 - Media Briefing today at 11:45 a.m. at Public Safety Center

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department will host an in-person media briefing today at 11:45 a.m. in the Training Room of the Public Safety Center, 330 W. Scott. Read on...
  176. novel-coronavirus

    May 28, 2020 - Health Department announces new confirmed COVID-19 cases, potential exposures

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department saw an increase of six new confirmed cases of COVID-19 today. Read on...
  177. novel-coronavirus

    May 27, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 exposure

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of a potential exposure from a COVID-19 positive individual. Read on...
  178. novel-coronavirus

    May 23, 2020 - Health Department announces second positive COVID-19 result from hair salon

    A second hair stylist from the Great Clips at 1864 S. Glenstone Ave. has tested positive for COVID-19. Read on...
  179. novel-coronavirus

    May 22, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 exposures

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential exposures from COVID-19 positive individuals. Read on...
  180. novel-coronavirus

    May 22, 2020 - Media Briefing today at 2:30 p.m. at Public Safety Center

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department will host an in-person media briefing today at 2:30 p.m. in the Training Room of the Public Safety Center, 330 W. Scott. Read on...
  181. novel-coronavirus

    May 21, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 exposure

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of a potential exposure from a COVID-19 positive individual. Read on...
  182. Phase 2 of “Road to Recovery Plan” effective Saturday

    Mayor Ken McClure and Springfield-Greene County Health Department Director Clay Goddard announced a new order today lessening restrictions of business and community activities. Read on...
  183. Media Briefing at 2 p.m. at Public Safety Center

    The City of Springfield and the Springfield-Greene County Health Department will host a media briefing at 2 p.m. to discuss the details of the City’s Road to Recovery Plan and announce the Mayor’s Phase 2 Road to Recovery Order. Read on...
  184. novel-coronavirus

    May 19, 2020 - Health Department provides update on potential COVID-19 exposures

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is updating the public on the potential exposure time of a COVID-19 positive individual mentioned in this morning's news briefing. Read on...
  185. novel-coronavirus

    May 19, 2020 - Media Briefing today at 10 a.m. at Public Safety Center

    Springfield-Greene County Health Department will host an in-person media briefing today at 10 a.m. in the Training Room of the Public Safety Center, 330 W. Scott. Read on...
  186. novel-coronavirus

    May 13, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 exposure

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of a potential exposure from someone recently diagnosed with COVID-19. Read on...
  187. novel-coronavirus

    May 8, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 exposures

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of several potential exposures from a COVID-19 positive individual. Read on...
  188. novel-coronavirus

    May 8, 2020 - Media Briefing today at 2:30 p.m. at Public Safety Center

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department will host an in-person media briefing today at 2:30 p.m. in the Training Room of the Public Safety Center, 330 W. Scott. Read on...
  189. novel-coronavirus

    May 7, 2020 - City amends Road to Recovery order following community dashboard improvements

    Mayor Ken McClure amended the the City's “Road to Recovery” order, effective immediately. The Greene County Commission is expected to vote on an amended order this afternoon. Read on...
  190. novel-coronavirus

    May 7, 2020 - Media Briefing today at 2 p.m. at Public Safety Center

    The City of Springfield, Greene County and Springfield-Greene County Health Department will host an in-person media briefing today at 2 p.m. in the Training Room of the Public Safety Center, 330 W. Scott. Read on...
  191. novel-coronavirus

    Apr. 30, 2020 - Mayor, Greene County issue Road to Recovery orders; Health Director urges caution

    Mayor Ken McClure and the Greene County Commission issued separate but similar Road to Recovery orders to provide businesses and other organizations with guidance to safely resume operations. Read on...
  192. novel-coronavirus

    Apr. 29, 2020 - Media Briefing at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, April 30, 2020

    Springfield Mayor Ken McClure, Greene County Presiding Commissioner Bob Dixon and Springfield-Greene County Health Director Clay Goddard will announce plans to begin the gradual reopening of nearly all businesses. Read on...
  193. novel-coronavirus

    Apr. 28, 2020 - Health Department offers COVID-19 testing for essential workers without symptoms

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department will offer no-cost COVID-19 testing for essential workers who are not exhibiting symptoms to further study the spread of the disease in our community. Read on...
  194. novel-coronavirus

    Apr. 28, 2020 - Virtual Press Briefing today at 2:00 p.m. at Public Safety Center

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department will offer an in-person media briefing today at 2 p.m. in the Training Room of the Public Safety Center. Read on...
  195. novel-coronavirus

    Apr. 24, 2020 - Virtual Press Briefing today at 12:45 p.m. at Public Safety Center

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department will offer a virtual media briefing today at 12:45 p.m. Read on...
  196. novel-coronavirus

    Apr. 22, 2020 - Springfield-Greene County Health Department Releases New COVID-19 Data Dashboard

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department has launched a new online dashboard that allows the public to view regional data related to COVID-19. Read on...
  197. novel-coronavirus

    Apr. 22, 2020 - Virtual Press Briefing Today at 2 p.m. at Public Safety Center

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department will offer a virtual media briefing today at 2 p.m. Read on...
  198. Apr. 21, 2020 - Springfield and Greene County extend Stay-At-Home Orders until May 4

    Springfield Mayor Ken McClure and the Greene County Commission have extended separate, but similar, Stay-At-Home orders until 11:59 p.m., May 3, 2020. Read on...
  199. novel-coronavirus

    Apr. 18, 2020 - Health Department clarifies policy on exposure notifications

    Following the announcement yesterday of a workplace exposure in Greene County, the Springfield-Greene County Health Department has seen confusion and fear regarding the risk to the public. Read on...
  200. novel-coronavirus

    Apr. 17, 2020 - Virtual Press Briefing today at 3:30 p.m. at Public Safety Center

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department will offer a virtual media briefing today at 3:30 p.m. Read on...
  201. novel-coronavirus

    Apr. 16, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 exposures

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of two potential exposures from a COVID-19 positive individual. Read on...
  202. Apr. 14, 2020 - Virtual Press Briefing at 4 p.m. at Public Safety Center

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department will offer a virtual media briefing today at 4 p.m. Read on...
  203. Apr. 9, 2020 - Health Department urges avoiding travel

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is urging local residents to avoid leisure travel, especially to areas where COVID-19 is widespread. Read on...
  204. Apr. 9, 2020 - Health Department announces COVID-19 death; potential COVID-19 exposures

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is heartbroken to announce the death of a Greene County resident from COVID-19. We are also notifying the public of potential exposures from two COVID-19 positive individuals. Read on...
  205. Apr. 9, 2020 - Virtual Press Briefing at 1 p.m. at Public Safety Center

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department will offer a virtual media briefing today at 1 p.m. Read on...
  206. Apr. 6, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 exposures

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of three potential exposures from a COVID-19 positive individual. Read on...
  207. Apr. 6, 2020 - City of Springfield and Greene County issue amended “Stay-At-Home” Orders

    Springfield Mayor Ken McClure and the Greene County Commission issued stricter amended “Stay-At-Home” orders Monday, April 6, following an announcement by Gov. Mike Parson Friday. Read on...
  208. Apr. 3, 2020 - Greene County and City leaders support additional efforts to control COVID-19

    In today’s press briefing, Governor Mike Parson highlighted the state’s ongoing efforts to respond to the COVID-19 crisis in Missouri. Read on...
  209. Apr. 3, 2020 - Health Department announces COVID-19 death; potential COVID-19 exposures

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is heartbroken to announce the death of a Greene County resident from COVID-19.The seventh death is a man in his 60s who was immunocompromised. Read on...
  210. Apr. 3, 2020 - Virtual Press Briefing at 3:30 p.m. at Public Safety Center

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department will offer a virtual media briefing today at 3:30 p.m. Read on...
  211. Mar. 31, 2020 - Health Department announces two COVID-19 deaths

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is heartbroken to announce the death of two Greene County residents from COVID-19. Read on...
  212. Mar. 31, 2020 - Local laboratory expands COVID-19 testing options for regional health care

    Beginning Wednesday, April 1, Dynamic DNA Laboratories will offer an additional option for local provider-referred testing of COVID-19. Read on...
  213. Mar. 31, 2020 - Virtual Press Briefing today at 2 p.m. at Public Safety Center

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department will offer a virtual media briefing today at 2 p.m. Read on...
  214. novel-coronavirus

    Mar. 27, 2020 - SGCHD expands COVID-19 case count to include epi-linked cases, epi-linked death

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is adding epidemiologically linked cases of COVID-19 to their case count, one of which is an additional death. Read on...
  215. Mar. 27, 2020 - Virtual Press Briefing today at 2 p.m. at Public Safety Center

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department will offer a virtual media briefing today at 2 p.m. Read on...
  216. novel-coronavirus

    Mar. 24, 2020 - SGCHD informs community of potential COVID-19 exposure

    As part of the Springfield-Greene County Health Department’s duty to protect the public’s health, we are informing of potential COVID-19 exposure in the community. Read on...
  217. novel-coronavirus

    Mar. 24, 2020 - Health Department announces two additional COVID-19 deaths

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is heartbroken to announce two additional deaths of Greene County residents from COVID-19. Read on...
  218. Mar. 24, 2020 - Mayor McClure issues Stay-At-Home Order for Springfield

    Springfield Mayor Ken McClure and Greene County Presiding Commissioner – in consultation with Health Department Director Clay Goddard and health care system partners - issued a “Stay at Home” Order. Read on...
  219. Mar. 24, 2020 - Virtual press briefing today at 3 p.m.

    The City of Springfield and the Springfield-Greene County Health Department will offer a virtual media briefing today at 3 p.m. Read on...
  220. Mar. 23, 2020 - Health Department announces first COVID-19 death in Greene County

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is heartbroken to announce the first death of a Greene County resident from COVID-19. Read on...
  221. Mar. 23, 2020 - UPDATED: Virtual Press Briefing pushed back to 6:30

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department will offer a virtual media briefing today at 6:30 p.m. Read on...
  222. novel-coronavirus

    Mar. 23, 2020 - Health Department announces 17 cases of COVID-19

    As of 10 a.m. today, there are 17 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Greene County. Read on...
  223. novel-coronavirus

    Mar. 23, 2020 - Virtual Press Briefing today at Noon at Public Safety Center

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department will offer a virtual media briefing today at noon. Read on...
  224. novel-coronavirus

    Mar. 21, 2020 - Ten cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Greene County

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department has recorded 10 cases of COVID-19 in Greene County. Read on...
  225. novel-coronavirus

    Mar. 21, 2020 - Hospital visitor restrictions expanded to protect against COVID-19

    To further protect patients, the community and health care workers, CoxHealth and Mercy Springfield Communities are expanding visitor restrictions beginning Monday, March 23. Read on...
  226. novel-coronavirus

    Mar. 21, 2020 - Missouri State student tests positive for COVID-19

    Today, Missouri State University and the Springfield-Greene County Health Department were notified that a student has tested positive for COVID-19 in Boone County, Missouri. Read on...
  227. novel-coronavirus

    Mar. 20, 2020 - Eighth case of COVID-19 confirmed in Greene County

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department today announces the eighth confirmed case of COVID-19 in Greene County. Read on...
  228. novel-coronavirus

    Mar. 20, 2020 - Virtual press briefing at 5 p.m. at Public Safety Center

    Media can connect via SDI or tune in to the livestream on the City’s and Health Department’s Facebook pages or at https://cityview.springfieldmo.gov/livestream/. Read on...
  229. novel-coronavirus

    Mar. 20, 2020 - Clarifying traveler guidance; advice on taking care of yourself in this tough time

    Yesterday the Springfield-Greene County Health Department issued a general recommendation regarding travel. The focus of that guidance is tourist destinations with large crowd activities. Read on...
  230. novel-coronavirus

    Mar. 20, 2020 - Virtual press briefing today at noon at Public Safety Center

    Burrell Behavioral Health, in partnership with the Health Department, will hold a press briefing today to address the community mental health concerns surrounding COVID-19 and the impact it is having on our communities, families and our everyday lives. Read on...
  231. novel-coronavirus

    Mar. 19, 2020 - Health Department advises returning travelers self-quarantine

    As residents return from spring break trips and other travel, it is the advice of the Springfield-Greene County Health Department that they self-quarantine for 14 days. Read on...
  232. novel-coronavirus

    Mar. 19, 2020 - Two additional cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Greene County

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department today announces the fifth and sixth confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Greene County. Read on...
  233. novel-coronavirus

    Mar. 18, 2020 - Health Department informs community of potential COVID-19 exposure

    As part of the Springfield-Greene County Health Department’s duty to protect the public’s health, we are informing of potential COVID-19 exposure in the community. Read on...
  234. novel-coronavirus

    Mar. 18, 2020 - Virtual Press Briefing today at 3:30 pm at Public Safety Center

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department will offer a virtual media briefing today at 3:30 p.m. Read on...
  235. novel-coronavirus

    Mar. 17, 2020 - Fourth case of COVID-19 confirmed in Greene County

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department today announces the fourth confirmed case of COVID-19 in Greene County. Read on...
  236. novel-coronavirus

    Mar. 17, 2020 - CoxHealth, Mercy Springfield to postpone some non-urgent surgeries in coming weeks

    As CoxHealth and Mercy Springfield prepare to serve patients diagnosed with COVID-19, the health systems have made the decision to evaluate and potentially postpone some elective surgical procedures that are not urgent. Read on...
  237. novel-coronavirus

    Mar. 16, 2020 - Third case of COVID-19 confirmed in Greene County

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department today announces the third confirmed case of COVID-19 in Greene County. Read on...
  238. novel-coronavirus

    Mar. 15, 2020 - City, County supportive of Governor Parson’s recommendation on mass gatherings

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department, City of Springfield and Greene County Commission support Governor Mike Parson’s recommendation to follow revised Centers for Disease Control (CDC) guidance for large events and mass gatherings. Read on...
  239. novel-coronavirus

    Mar. 14, 2020 - Second case of COVID-19 presumptive positive in Greene County

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department today announces the second presumptive positive case of COVID-19 in Greene County. Read on...
  240. novel-coronavirus
  241. novel-coronavirus

    Mar. 12, 2020 - First case of COVID-19 presumptive positive in Greene County

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department today announces the first presumptive positive case of COVID-19 in Greene County. Read on...
  242. novel-coronavirus

    Mar. 9, 2020 - Health Department urges high risk individuals take COVID-19 precautions

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is urging those who are at high risk for COVID-19, the illness caused by the 2019 novel coronavirus, to begin taking precautions now to prevent the spread of illness. Read on...
  243. novel-coronavirus

    Mar. 9, 2020 - Health care partners announce visitor restrictions to hospital facilities

    The Greene County health care community and area Coronavirus Task Force announce the implementation of visitor restrictions to health care facilities in our area to combat the future spread of the 2019 novel coronavirus. Read on...
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