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  1. Oct. 1, 2019 - WIC Contract Renewed for 2020

    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...
  2. Sept. 23, 2019 - Springfield Flu Coalition clinics begin next week

    Flu season is just around the corner and the best method of protection—not to mention one of the easiest—is the flu vaccine. Read on...
  3. Sept 16, 2019 - Health Department Warns of Increase in Hepatitis A Cases

    Public is asked to be alert for signs and symptoms and get vaccinated Read on...
  4. Sept 5, 2019 - Community Invited to Move Your Shoes in Annual Walking Challenge

    Tie those laces and hit the pavement this October during the citywide Move Your Shoes Walking Challenge. The annual event combines physical activity with a little bit of healthy competition. Read on...
  5. Aug 22, 2019 - Vaccine available to combat statewide Hepatitis A outbreak

    The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services is urging at-risk populations to get vaccinated against Hepatitis A to prevent future spread of a statewide Hepatitis A outbreak. Read on...
  6. July 16, 2019 - Springfield Tobacco 21 ordinance goes into effect

    Tobacco 21—a Springfield ordinance prohibiting tobacco and e-cigarette sales to anyone under 21 years of age—goes into effect today, July 16, 2019. Read on...
  7. June 1, 2019 - Health Department advises of potential exposure to Legionella bacteria

    The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, SGCHD, and Mercy Springfield are working together to investigate two cases of Legionnaires’ Disease among individuals who visited Mercy’s outpatient cancer center in Springfield. Read on...
  8. May 23, 2019 - 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. That marks the start of two warm-weather surveillance programs: stream water testing and heat-related illness. Read on...
  9. Apr 3, 2019 - Results of Community Mental Health and Substance Abuse Assessment to be Announced

    On Friday, April 12, the community is invited to learn the results of the assessment, hear the opportunities for improvement moving forward, see the resources available and learn how to get involved. Read on...
  10. Apr 1, 2019 - Health Department unveils new logo

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