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Posted on: December 9, 2020

December 9, 2020 - Media briefing at 3:30 p.m. Thursday at Public Safety Center



The Springfield-Greene County Health Department will host a joint media briefing with CoxHealth and Mercy Springfield at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, December 10, 2020, in the training room of the Public Safety Center at 330 W. Scott.   

Director of Health Clay Goddard, Mercy Springfield Infectious Disease Specialist Dr. Will Sistrunk and CoxHealth Infectious Disease Specialist Dr. Robin Trotman will discuss the latest information on the COVID-19 vaccine. 

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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