Prevention

Vaccines are one of the safest and most effective ways to combat illness. We will keep our vaccine page updated with the latest information.

As of May 28, 2021, face coverings are no longer required within the city limits of Springfield. However, due to the spread of the highly contagious Delta variant, masks are recommended for everyone, regardless of vaccination status, in public settings. Businesses and organizations may still require masking if they choose.

  • Wash your hands often.
    • Especially after going to the bathroom, before eating, and after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing
    • Use soap and water for at least 20 seconds
    • If soap and water are not readily available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol.
    • Always wash hands with soap and water if hands are visibly dirty.
  • Avoid close contact with individuals who are sick.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • If you are sick:

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Virtual Care

If you are sick, use virtual care options to seek medical treatment without exposing others to illness.