FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is heartbroken to announce the death of two Greene County residents from COVID-19. One loss, a man in his 90s, was a positive case from the Morningside of Springfield East assisted living facility.
The second was a man in his 80s who was immunocompromised. He was a contact of a person who was an international traveler. This makes six deaths from COVID-19 in Greene County. The staff at Morningside have been actively working with the Springfield-Greene County Health Department and the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services. A total of eight residents have tested positive in Morningside. For more information about COVID-19, visit our website at health.springfieldmo.gov/coronavirus, email [email protected], or call 417-874-1211.
For media requests, contact Cora Scott by phone at 417-380-3352 or email at [email protected]