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Posted on: November 17, 2020

November 17, 2020 -- Media briefing at 3 p.m. Wednesday at Public Safety Center

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department, the City of Springfield and Greene County will host a media briefing at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, November 18, 2020, in the training room of the Public Safety Center at 330 W. Scott.

The briefing will provide a COVID-19 update and information on the essential precautions our community should take to minimize COVID-19 spread during the Thanksgiving holiday.

We ask that members of the media -- one per outlet -- arrive 10-15 minutes early for a health screening. Please wear a face mask and practice physical distancing while in the briefing. 

Media can utilize footage from a pool camera but will be spaced to maintain physical distancing. Reporters and the public can continue to tune in to the livestream on the City's and Health Department's Facebook pages or at

For reporters who will not appear in person, questions can be directed via text message to Cora Scott, 417-380-3352. 


For media requests, please contact Kathryn Wall, Public Health Information Administrator at 417-380-2556.

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