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  1. Springfield-Greene County Health reminds of Bengsch Building closure

    Starting today, Monday, February 26, 2024, the Harold K. Bengsch Building (227 E Chestnut Expwy) will be closed to the public for necessary building renovations. Bengsch Building services will be unavailable for one week while operations are relocated. Read on...
  2. SGCHD announces temporary closure of Bengsch Building, relocation of services to Cox Medical Tower

    Due to necessary facility renovations, Springfield-Greene County Health is announcing the upcoming temporary closure of the Harold K. Bengsch Building at 227 East Chestnut Expressway. Read on...
  3. Over 10,700 pregnant persons, infants & children served by WIC last year; contract renewed for FY24

    The Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services has renewed the contract to provide $1,769,049 for the continuation of Women, Infants & Children (WIC) services in Greene County for fiscal year 2024. Read on...
  4. Health Department “Vaccine Locator” tool updated for 2023-2024 respiratory virus season

    Winter respiratory virus season is here, and Springfield-Greene County Health is encouraging our community to get up to date on COVID-19 and influenza vaccines. Read on...
  5. Start conversations about mental health this Movember.

    Each year during the month of November, Springfield-Greene County Health encourages men to make a personal commitment to their health through the Movember movement. Read on...
  6. Greater Ozarks Regional Mother’s Milk Depot reopens

    Springfield-Greene County Health is proud to join the Greater Ozarks Regional Breastfeeding Coalition and nonprofit milk bank, The Milk Bank in reopening the Greater Ozarks Regional Mother’s Milk Depot at 1720 W. Grand St. in Springfield. Read on...
  7. Two new COVID-19 vaccine formulas approved

    The U.S. Food & Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices have authorized two new monovalent vaccines that are effective against currently circulating variants of SARS-CoV-2. Read on...
  8. Healthy Living Alliance of the Ozarks launches men’s mental health campaign

    In recent years, the suicide mortality rate in Springfield-Greene County has surpassed the averages of both Missouri and the United States. For men in our community, this problem persists at an even higher rate. Read on...
  9. Springfield-Greene County Health names new Communication and Outreach Coordinator

    Springfield-Greene County Health is pleased to name Whitney Mann as Communication and Outreach Coordinator. Read on...
  10. Health Department launches streamlined process and online applications for food establishments

    To better meet the need for food establishment permits, Springfield-Greene County Health has launched a new online, paperless permit application process. Read on...
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