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  1. Feb 20, 2019 - Flu is on the rise: there’s still time to get vaccinated!

    In light of increasing flu numbers—during a time where weekly counts generally decrease—the Springfield-Greene County Health Department is reminding residents of the best ways to prevent flu. Read on...
  2. Feb 1, 2019 - Nominations open today for 2019 Harold K. Bengsch Award

    Nominations for the 2019 Harold K. Bengsch honoree are now open. Read on...
  3. Dec. 5, 2018 - WIC Contract Renewed for 2019

    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...
  4. WIC is open!

    Despite the federal government shutdown, WIC participants may continue to attend appointment and redeem checks at authorized WIC retailers. Read on...
  5. Oct. 2, 2018 - Health Department earns National Accreditation

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is proud to announce that it has been nationally accredited through the Public Health Accreditation Board. Read on...
  6. Sept. 28, 2018 - Springfield Flu Coalition clinics begin next week.

    Flu season has officially begun, and the best method of protection—not to mention one of the easiest—is the flu vaccine. Read on...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. March 26, 2018 - Mooney named SGCHD Assistant Director

    Jon Mooney has been named Assistant Director of the Springfield-Greene County Health Department. Read on...
  10. 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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