News Flash

Posted on: April 19, 2021

Health Department partners with Missouri National Guard to expand COVID-19 vaccination efforts

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is excited to announce a new partnership with the Missouri National Guard. Six Adaptive Vaccination Teams (AVTs) have been deployed to Region D to assist in COVID-19 vaccination efforts.  

These team...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: April 16, 2021

Vaccine Navigator upgrades simplify process for scheduling vaccine appointments

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is excited to announce that individuals may now schedule a COVID-19 vaccine appointment directly through Missouri’s Vaccine Navigator program.

All Missourians 16 years and older can make an appointm...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: April 14, 2021

April 14, 2021 -- Health Dept. announces COVID-19 deaths for Apr. 7-13

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the death of one Greene County resident from COVID-19. This loss was reported to us between Wednesday, April 7 and Tuesday, April 13.

Our community lost a man in his ...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: April 13, 2021

SGCHD pauses use of Johnson & Johnson vaccine; more information to come for local recipients

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department, following the direction of the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services and the recommendation of the CDC and FDA, has paused the administration of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine out of...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: April 13, 2021

April 13, 2021 -- Virtual media briefing today at 2 p.m.

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MEDIA ALERT

Leaders from the Springfield-Greene County Health Department will hold a virtual media briefing at 2 p.m. today, April 13.  

Katie Towns, Acting Director of Health; Dr. Nancy Yoon, Chief Medical Officer; and Kendra Findley, Health Progr...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: April 12, 2021

April 12, 2021 -- Health Dept. releases COVID-19 Vaccine Toolkit

news flash - vaccine update

As our community continues to see increased access to COVID-19 vaccine, the Springfield-Greene County Health Department hopes that at least 70% of our population will become vaccinated to provide sufficient protection for our community.

Employers and commu...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: April 9, 2021

COVID-19 Mega Vaccine Event fully vaccinates over 6,000; Event sets single day record

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A total of 6,131 individuals were vaccinated Thursday and Friday at the COVID-19 Mega Vaccine Event. On Friday, 4,385 doses were administered, breaking the single day record of 3,999 set in St. Charles County and making it the largest one-dose vaccination...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: April 9, 2021

All Missourians now eligible for COVID-19 vaccine; opportunities available today

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is excited to announce that all Missourians are now able to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. Today, April 9, the state activated Phase 3 of vaccine distribution extending eligibility to everybody in Miss...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: April 7, 2021

Mega Vaccine Event to take place this Thursday and Friday; walk-ins welcome

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department, Missouri State University and area partners are excited to provide COVID-19 vaccine to individuals during the Mega Vaccine Event at Hammons Student Center on the Missouri State campus on April 8-9.

The vacci...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: April 7, 2021

April 7, 2021 -- Health Dept. announces COVID-19 deaths for Mar. 31-Apr. 6

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of two Greene County residents from COVID-19. These losses were reported to us between Wednesday, March 31 and Tuesday, April 6.

Our community lost:

  • A man in his 70s
  • A woman i...
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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: April 5, 2021

April 5, 2021 -- Media briefing at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Public Safety Center

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MEDIA ALERT

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department will host a joint media briefing at 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 6, at the Public Safety Center at 330 W. Scott.

Leaders from the Health Department, City of Springfield, Missouri State University and Jord...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: April 5, 2021

April 5, 2021 -- All Missourians 18+ now able to schedule vaccine appointment

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Beginning today, all Missourians ages 18 and up can schedule an appointment for this week’s Mega Vaccine Clinic in Springfield. Phase 3, which extends vaccine opportunities to all Missouri adults, officially opens Friday, but those who have alre...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: April 2, 2021

April 2, 2021 -- COVID-19 variant confirmed in Greene County

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department was notified by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services that a Greene County resident tested positive for the UK variant B.1.1.7 of SARS-CoV-2.&...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: March 31, 2021

March 31, 2021 -- SGCHD launches regional call center to connect individuals with COVID-19 vaccine

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department, in partnership with other public health agencies in the area, is launching a regional call center to connect residents of southwest Missouri with COVID-19 vaccination appointments in their area.

Residents of...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: March 31, 2021

March 31, 2021 -- Health Dept. announces COVID-19 deaths for Mar. 24-30

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of two Greene County residents from COVID-19.These losses were reported to us between Wednesday, March 24 and Tuesday, March 30. 

Our community lost:

  • A man in his 7...
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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: March 30, 2021

March 30, 2021 -- Mega vaccination event to be held April 8-9 at Hammons Student Center

news flash - vaccine update

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department, Missouri State University and area partners invite our community to a COVID-19 vaccine mega event at Hammons Student Center on the Missouri State campus on April 8-9, 2021.

Our goal is to vaccinate 10,000 in...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: March 26, 2021

March 26, 2021 -- SGCHD ready to vaccinate newly eligible workers next week

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department will offer COVID-19 vaccines to essential workers in Phase beginning Monday, March 29. Eligible individuals can now schedule appointm...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: March 24, 2021

March 24, 2021 -- Health Dept. reports no new COVID-19 deaths for first time in 35 weeks

COVID-19 News

For the first time in 35 weeks, the Springfield-Greene County Health Department is encouraged to announce zero new COVID-19 deaths among Greene County residents in the past week.

Between the March 17-23 reporting period, no new fatalities were reported to ...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: March 22, 2021

March 22, 2021 -- Day of Remembrance to be held in honor of those lost from COVID-19

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department invites the community to participate in a Day of Remembrance to commemorate the lives of the 422 Greene County residents lost from COVID-19 over the past year.

Community leaders and families of some of those ...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: March 19, 2021

March 19, 2021 -- Phase 2 vaccine to open March 29; scheduling begins next week

news flash - vaccine update

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department and Jordan Valley Community Health Center will begin scheduling vaccine for individuals in Phase 2 of the state’s COVID-19 vaccination plan on Monday, March 22 for appointments during the week of March 29.

Th...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: March 17, 2021

March 17, 2021 -- Health Dept. announces COVID-19 deaths for Mar. 10-16

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the death of one Greene County resident from COVID-19. This loss was reported to us between Wednesday, March 10 and Tuesday, March 16.

Our community lost a man in his 60s.

We e...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: March 12, 2021

SGCHD, Jordan Valley Community Health Center partner to provide new vaccine opportunities

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department and Jordan Valley Community Health Center will offer COVID-19 vaccines to essential workers in Phase 1B – Tier 3 beginning Monday, March 15.  

The Health Department and Jordan Valley Commun...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: March 11, 2021

March 11, 2021 -- Media briefing at 2 p.m. Friday at Public Safety Center

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MEDIA ALERT

Leaders from Springfield-Greene County Health Department and Jordan Valley Community Health Center will provide a joint media briefing at 2 p.m. tomorrow, Friday, March 12, 2021, in the training room of the Public Safety Cente...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: March 10, 2021

March 10, 2021 -- Health Dept. advises against spring break travel

COVID-19 News

With spring break on the horizon, the Springfield-Greene County Health Department encourages individuals to delay travel and stay close to home to prevent further spread of COVID-19.

Following guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, t...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: March 10, 2021

March 10, 2021 -- SGCHD announces COVID-19 deaths for Mar. 3-9

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of four Greene County residents from COVID-19. These fatalities were reported to us between Wednesday, March 3 and Tuesday, March 9.

Community members lost...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: March 9, 2021

March 9, 2021 -- Springfield City Council considers next steps on Road to Recovery

COVID-19 News

Today—nearly one year since our first COVID-19 case in Greene County—Springfield City Council began discussions of what comes next in the Road to Recovery. 

With case counts trending downward, hospitalizations decreasing and va...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: March 9, 2021

MEDIA ALERT: Health Department to present step-out options to City Council

Media Alert: March 9, 2021 

Springfield-Greene County Health Department Interim Director Katie Towns will present a proposal at City Council lunch workshop at 11 a.m. at Historic City Hall for next steps in the City’s road to recovery from the pan...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: March 3, 2021

March 3, 2021 -- SGCHD announces COVID-19 deaths for Feb. 24-Mar. 2

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of three Greene County residents from COVID-19. These fatalities were reported to us between Wednesday, February 24 and Tuesday, March 2.

Community members...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: February 26, 2021

February 26, 2021--Governor plans to open Phase 1B Tier 3 on March 15 as vaccine supply allows

news flash - vaccine update

Yesterday, Governor Mike Parson announced the tentative opening of the next tier in the state’s vaccine distribution plan for Monday, March 15. 

Although this date is expected to be when the tier opens, vaccine supply continues to be lim...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: February 25, 2021

February 25, 2021 -- Media briefing at 10 a.m. Friday at mass vaccination clinic

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MEDIA ALERT

Springfield-Greene County Health Department Director Clay Goddard will hold his final media briefing at 10 a.m. tomorrow, Friday, February 26, 2021, at Jordan Valley Community Health Center’s vaccination clinic at Grand and Kansas Expressway (t...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: February 24, 2021

February 24, 2021 -- SGCHD announces COVID-19 deaths for Feb. 17-23

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of 10 Greene County residents from COVID-19. These fatalities were reported to us between Wednesday, February 17 and Tuesday, February 23.

Community member...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: February 17, 2021

February 17, 2021 -- SGCHD announces COVID-19 deaths for Feb. 10-16; death toll surpasses 400

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of five Greene County residents from COVID-19. These fatalities were reported to us between Wednesday, February 10 and Tuesday, February 16.

Community memb...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: February 12, 2021

February 12, 2021 -- Make your voice heard by taking our COVID-19 vaccine survey

Make your voice heard!

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department reminds individuals in our community to make your voice heard by participating in our regional COVID-19 vaccine survey. The survey will remain open until Friday, February 19. 

We encourage e...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: February 11, 2021

February 11, 2021 -- Quarantine not required for at least 90 days following full vaccination

news flash - vaccine update

Fully vaccinated individuals who are in close contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19 will no longer be required to quarantine for at least 90 days following their second dos...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: February 10, 2021

February 10, 2021 -- SGCHD announces COVID-19 deaths for Feb. 3-9

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of four Greene County residents from COVID-19. These fatalities were reported to us between Wednesday, February 3 and Tuesday, February 9.

Community member...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: February 3, 2021

February 3, 2021 -- Health Department issues Finish Strong Challenge

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is challenging our community to move forward together as progress is made to provide COVID-19 vaccines to eligible individuals.

During a news briefing this afternoon, the Health Department announced its Finis...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: February 3, 2021

February 3, 2021 -- SGCHD announces COVID-19 deaths for Jan. 27-Feb. 2

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of 14 Greene County residents from COVID-19. These fatalities were reported to us between Wednesday, January 27 and Tuesday, February 2.

Community members ...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: February 2, 2021

February 2, 2021 -- Clarification on state's mass vaccination event on Friday

news flash - vaccine update

MEDIA ALERT

Today, Governor Mike Parson announced site locations for week two of the COVID-19 mass vaccination events in partnership with the Missouri National Guard, Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS), and local health care systems. Site loca...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: February 2, 2021

February 2, 2021 -- Media briefing at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Public Safety Center

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MEDIA ALERT

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department will host a joint media briefing with local healthcare partners at 1 p.m. tomorrow, Wednesday, February 3, 2021, in the training room of the Public Safety Center at 330 W. Scott.

Leaders f...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: February 2, 2021

February 2, 2021 -- SGCHD encourages community to be COVID aware on Super Bowl Sunday

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Although we are encouraged that COVID-19 case numbers have been improving and vaccination efforts continue, the Springfield-Greene County Health Department encourages everyone to play safely on Super Bowl Sunday to limit the risk of exposure.

Because many ...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: January 29, 2021

January 29, 2021 -- SGCHD launches regional COVID-19 vaccine survey

news flash - vaccine update

As vaccine distribution efforts continue for certain populations, the Springfield-Greene County Health Department has launched a regional survey to gauge the public’s interest in receiving the COVID-19 vaccine and better understand questions ind...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: January 27, 2021

January 27, 2021 -- SGCHD announces COVID-19 deaths for Jan. 20-26

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of 17 Greene County residents from COVID-19. These fatalities were reported to us between Wednesday, January 20 and Tuesday, January 26.

Community members ...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: January 27, 2021

January 27, 2021 -- Media briefing at 3:30 p.m. today at Public Safety Center

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MEDIA ALERT

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department will hold a media briefing at 3:30 p.m. today, Wednesday, January 27, 2021, in the training room of the Public Safety Center at 330 W. Scott.    

The briefing will discuss the importance o...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: January 22, 2021

January 22, 2021 -- COVID-19 vaccination efforts continue

news flash - vaccine update

As vaccination distribution efforts continue in our community and across Missouri, the Springfield-Greene County Health Department is encouraged by the ongoing community efforts to vaccinate eligible individuals against COVID-19.

Although vaccine is extrem...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: January 20, 2021

January 20, 2021 -- SGCHD announces COVID-19 deaths for Jan. 13-19

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of 37 Greene County residents from COVID-19.These fatalities were reported to us between Wednesday, January 13 and Tuesday, January 19. 

Community members...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: January 14, 2021

Jan. 14, 2021 - Vaccine not yet available for high risk groups; individuals encouraged to plan ahead

COVID-19 News

As our community awaits vaccine from the state for those considered high risk, Springfield-area healthcare partners are encouraging people to sign up for updates and start planning ahead.

The governor’s office has approved vaccinations for certai...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: January 13, 2021

January 13, 2021 -- SGCHD announces COVID-19 deaths for Jan. 6-12

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of 18 Greene County residents from COVID-19. These fatalities were reported to us between Wednesday, January 6 and Tuesday, January 12.

Community members l...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: January 13, 2021

January 13, 2021 -- Goddard announces retirement to take role with Missouri Foundation for Health

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After 25 years with the Springfield-Greene County Health Department, Director of Health Clay Goddard is announcing his intention to retire at the end of February.

He has taken the position of Senior Director of Public Health Transformation at Missouri Foun...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: January 6, 2021

January 6, 2021 -- SGCHD announces COVID-19 deaths for Dec. 30-Jan.5; death toll surpasses 300

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of 12 Greene County residents from COVID-19. These fatalities were reported to us between Wednesday, December 30 and Tuesday, January 5....

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: January 5, 2021

January 5, 2021 -- Community encouraged to resolve to Finish Strong in 2021

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As the new year brings us new hope in the fight against COVID-19, the Springfield-Greene County Health Department encourages everyone in our community to make a New Year’s resolution to Finish Strong. 

By making a resolution to ...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: December 30, 2020

December 30, 2020 -- Health Dept. announces COVID-19 deaths for Dec. 23-29

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of 15 Greene County residents from COVID-19. These fatalities were reported to us between Wednesday, December 23 and Tuesday, December 2...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: December 30, 2020

SGCHD and Jordan Valley Community Health Center to begin COVID-19 vaccination for healthcare workers

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department and Jordan Valley Community Health Center will offer COVID-19 vaccines on Thursday, December 31 to those who work in healthcare, but are not affiliated with a healthcare system or long-term care fac...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: December 23, 2020

December 23, 2020 -- Health Dept. announces COVID-19 deaths for Dec. 16-22

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of 22 Greene County residents from COVID-19. These fatalities were reported to us between Wednesday, December 16 and Tuesday, December 22.

Our community lo...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: December 22, 2020

December 22, 2020 -- SGCHD urges community to avoid risky holiday activities

Celebrate Safely Holidays

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department encourages our community to consider how holiday plans can be modified to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and keep your friends and family healthy...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: December 16, 2020

December 16, 2020 -- Health Dept. announces COVID-19 deaths for Dec. 9-15

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce that 13 COVID-19 deaths among Greene County residents were reported to us between Wednesday, December 9 and Tuesday, December 15.

Our community lost:

  • A man in his 60s
  • A woman in...
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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: December 15, 2020

December 15, 2020 -- SGCHD urges families to celebrate safely during winter holidays

Celebrate Safely Holidays

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department has released updated holiday guidance aimed at helping families navigate winter holiday traditions in the midst of COVID-19.

As COVID-19 cases continue to increase rapidly across the U.S., our guidance&md...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: December 14, 2020

Dec. 14, 2020 -- Media briefing at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Public Safety Center

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MEDIA ALERT

Leaders from the City of Springfield and Springfield-Greene County Health Department will provide a media briefing at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 15 in the training room of the Public Safety Center at 330 W. Scott.  

The briefing will go over...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: December 10, 2020

December 10, 2020 -- Healthcare partners urge community to take Finish Strong pledge

COVID-19 News

As our community enters this final stage of our response to COVID-19, local healthcare partners urge everyone to Finish Strong by staying vigilant and pledging to get the COVID-19 vaccine when it becomes available.

You can take the Finish Strong pledge by ...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: December 9, 2020

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

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MEDIA ALERT

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.  &...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: December 8, 2020

December 8, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is heartbroken to announce the deaths of eight community members from COVID-19.    

Our community lost:             &a...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: December 7, 2020

December 7, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is heartbroken to announce the deaths of 19 community members from COVID-19.  

Our community lost:               &...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: December 4, 2020

December 4, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is heartbroken to announce the deaths of four community members from COVID-19.

Our community lost:              

  • A woman in her 60s 
  • A man in his 60s 
  • A man in his 60s 
  • A woman in her 9...
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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: December 3, 2020

December 3, 2020 -- SGCHD urges community to stop the spread as COVID-19 death toll surpasses 200

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is heartbroken to announce the deaths of 17 community members from COVID-19. Tragically, our community’s death toll from this virus has&nbs...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: December 2, 2020

December 2, 2020 - Health Department adjusts quarantine timeframes following CDC update

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Following an update to guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Springfield-Greene County Health Department has updated its protocol to shorten quarantine timeframes.

For those not experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, there are two p...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: December 2, 2020

December 2, 2020 - Media briefing at 3 p.m. today at Public Safety Center

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MEDIA ALERT

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department will hold a media briefing at 3 p.m. today, Wednesday, December 2, 2020, in the training room of the Public Safety Center at 330 W. Scott.

The briefing will pro...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: December 2, 2020

December 2, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of three Greene County residents from COVID-19.

Our community lost:

  • A man in his 60s 
  • A woman in her 60s
  • A woman in her 90s

The Health Department extends our condolence...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: December 1, 2020

December 1, 2020 -- State to host community COVID-19 testing event in Springfield

Free COVID-19 testing: Register at health.mo.gov/communitytest or 1-877-435-8411

As part of the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Service’s community COVID-19 testing events throughout the state, a free testing event will take place at the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds at 3001 N. Grant Ave. on Thursday, December 3 from 9 a...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: November 27, 2020

November 27, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of five Greene County residents from COVID-19.

Our community lost:

  • A man in his 50s 
  • A man in his 70s
  • A woman in her 70s 
  • A woman in her 80s
  • A...
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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: November 25, 2020

November 25, 2020 -- Health Dept. encourages the community to shop safely

shop safely

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department has released guidance for the holiday season to help families shop safely and reduce their risk of contracting or spreading COVID-19.

You can find recommendations on how to Shop Safely at health.springfieldmo...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: November 24, 2020

November 24, 2020 -- SGCHD reminds athletes to play safely as winter sports and activities gear up

Play Safely

The Springfield-Greene County Health department has released guidance with tips to help reduce the spread of COVID-19 during athletic events and organized activities. 

The guidance at health.springfieldmo.gov/playsafely provides valuable informati...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: November 24, 2020

November 24, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of three Greene County residents from COVID-19.

Our community lost:

  • A man in his 60s
  • A woman in her 70s
  • A woman in her 70s

The Health Department extends our c...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: November 23, 2020

November 23, 2020 -- SGCHD to allow strict modified quarantine exclusively in educational setting

COVID-19 News

In light of growing evidence that suggests the low risk of COVID-19 transmission among children, as well as guidance from state authorities, the Springfield-Greene County Health Department will allow strict modified quarantine procedures in K-12 schools u...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: November 20, 2020

November 20, 2020 - Media briefing at 2 p.m. today at Public Safety Center

MEDIA ALERT

Leaders from the City of Springfield, Greene County, Springfield-Greene County Health Department, CoxHealth, Mercy Springfield and the Missouri Foundation for Health will provide a media briefing at 2 p.m. today, Friday, Nov. 20, 2020, in the t...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: November 19, 2020

November 19, 2020 -- Community leaders urge safe Thanksgiving celebrations

COVID-19 News

As the toll of COVID-19 continues to loom over our community, our health care system, our state and our nation, community leaders urge everyone to take steps to protect against the virus this Thanksgiving.

The City of Springfield, Greene County and the Spr...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: November 18, 2020

November 18, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is heartbroken to announce the deaths of nine Greene County residents from COVID-19.

Our community lost:

  • A woman in her 50s
  • A man in his 60s
  • A woman in her 70s
  • A woman in her 70s
  • A man in his 70s
  • A man in his 70s
  • A ...
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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
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 C...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: November 17, 2020

November 17, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 death

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the death of one Greene County resident from COVID-19.        

Our community lost:        

  • A man in his 80s 

The Health Department extends our condolences to e...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: November 16, 2020

November 16, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of two Greene County residents from COVID-19.

Our community lost:

  • A man in his 80s
  • A man in his 80s

The Health Department extends our condolences to everyone ...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: November 12, 2020

November 12, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of three Greene County residents from COVID-19.

Our community lost:

  • A man in his 50s
  • A man in his 80s
  • A man in his 80s

The Health Department extends our condolences to everyone ...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: November 10, 2020

November 10, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 death

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the death of one Greene County resident from COVID-19.

Our community lost:

  • A woman in her 80s

The Health Department extends our condolences to everyone impacte...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: November 9, 2020

November 9, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 death

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the death of one Greene County resident from COVID-19.

Our community lost:

  • A man in his 80s

The Health Department extends our condolences to everyone impacted by this loss.

Eighteen death...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: November 9, 2020

November 9, 2020 -- Movember reminds men to focus on their health

Movember - black mustache and text reads MovemberSGF.com

Like so many other things in 2020, Movember will probably look a little different this year—but men taking time to better their health is now more important than ever.

Each year the Springfield-Greene County Health Department en...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: November 6, 2020

November 6, 2020 -- Health Department encourages ways to celebrate safely this Thanksgiving

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department has released guidance aimed at helping families navigate the unique challenges of planning for Thanksgiving traditions in the time of COVID-19.

The guidance at health.springfieldmo.gov/celebratesafely provid...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: November 5, 2020

November 5, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of five Greene County residents from COVID-19.

Our community lost:

  • A man in his 70s
  • A man in his 70s
  • A woman in her 70s
  • A man in his 80s
  • A man in his 80s

The Health Department ext...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: November 4, 2020

November 4, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of five Greene County residents from COVID-19.

Our community lost:

  • A man in his 60s
  • A woman in her 60s
  • A man in his 70s
  • A man in his 70s
  • A man in his 80s

The Health Department ext...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: November 3, 2020

November 3, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of five Greene County residents from COVID-19. 

Our community lost:

  • A man in his 40s
  • A man in his 50s
  • A woman in her 70s
  • A man in his 80s
  • A man in his 80s

The Health Depa...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: November 2, 2020

November 2, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of two Greene County residents from COVID-19.

Our community lost: 

  • A man in his 70s
  • A woman in her 90s

The Health Department extends our condolences to everyone impact...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: October 30, 2020

October 30, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of six Greene County residents from COVID-19.

Our community lost:

  • A woman in her 50s
  • A man in his 60s
  • A woman in her 70s
  • A man in his 70s
  • A man in his 80s
  • A man in his 90s

The Heal...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: October 29, 2020

October 29, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of five Greene County residents from COVID-19.

Our community lost:

  • A man in his 50s
  • A woman in her 60s
  • A man in his 60s
  • A woman in her 70s
  • A woman in her 70s

The Health Department...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: October 28, 2020

Oct. 28, 2020 - Health Dept encourages use of the color purple to show support for a safer Halloween

COVID-19 News

Although celebrating holidays has looked much different this year, it does not mean that we cannot have a fang-tastic Halloween. The community is encouraged to celebrate safely to reduce the risk of exposure to COVID-19.

Celebrating safely includes contact...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: October 28, 2020

October 28, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of two Greene County residents from COVID-19.

Our community lost:

  • A man in his 80s
  • A woman in her 100s whose only risk factor was her age

The Health Department extends our cond...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: October 27, 2020

October 27, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of two Greene County residents from COVID-19.

Our community lost: 

  • A man in his 70s
  • A man in his 80s

The Health Department extends our condolences to everyone...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: October 26, 2020

October 26, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of two Greene County residents from COVID-19.

Our community lost:

  • A woman in her 60s
  • A woman in her 80s

The Health Department extends our condolences to everyone impacted by th...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: October 23, 2020

October 23, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of six Greene County residents from COVID-19.

Our community lost:

  • A man in his 60s
  • A man in his 80s
  • A woman in her 80s
  • A woman in her 80s
  • A woman in her 80s
  • A woman in her 90s

The ...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: October 22, 2020

October 22, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 death

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the death of one Greene County resident from COVID-19.

Our community lost a woman in her 70s.

The Health Department extends our condolences to everyone impacted by this loss.

Fifty-four ...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: October 21, 2020

October 21, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of two Greene County residents from COVID-19.

Our community lost:

  • A man in his 80s
  • A woman in her 90s

The Health Department extends our condolences to everyone impacted by thes...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: October 20, 2020

October 20, 2020 -- Health Department unveils COVID-19 memorial page

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department has created a COVID-19 Living Memorial to remember those lost from COVID-19 and support those left behind.

The memorial can be accessed at health.springfieldmo.gov/COVIDmemorial

“Grief and loss are never easy,...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: October 20, 2020

October 20, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of four Greene County residents from COVID-19.

Our community lost: 

  • A woman in her 60s
  • A man in his 70s
  • A woman in her 80s
  • A woman in her 90s

The Healt...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: October 20, 2020

October 20, 2020 -- Media briefing at 2 p.m. today at Public Safety Center

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department will host a joint media briefing with Lost and Found Grief Center at 2 p.m. today, Tuesday, October 20, 2020, in the Training Room of the Public Safety Center at 330 W. Scott.

We ask that members of the media...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: October 19, 2020

October 19, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of three Greene County residents from COVID-19.

Our community lost:

  • A man in his 50s who had no underlying health conditions,
  • A woman in her 40s and...
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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: October 15, 2020

October 15, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of five Greene County residents from COVID-19.

Our community lost:

  • A woman in her 80s
  • A woman in her 90s
  • A woman in her 90s
  • A woman in her 90s
  • A man in his 90s

The Health Departme...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: October 14, 2020

October 14, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 death

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the death of one Greene County resident from COVID-19.

Our community lost a man in his 70s.

The Health Department extends our condolences to everyone impacted by this loss.

Thirty-nine d...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: October 13, 2020

October 13, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of two Greene County residents from COVID-19.

Our community lost:

  • A man in his 60s
  • A woman in her 70s

The Health Department extends our condolences to everyone impacted by thes...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: October 12, 2020

October 12, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 death

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the death of one Greene County resident from COVID-19.

Our community lost a man in his 60s.

The Health Department extends our condolences to everyone impacted by this loss.

Thirty-six de...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: October 7, 2020

October 7, 2020 -- Media briefing at 1 p.m. Thursday at Public Safety Center

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department will host a joint media briefing with Burrell Behavioral Health at 1 p.m. on Thursday, October 8, 2020, in the Training Room of the Public Safety Center at 330 W. Scott.

We ask that members of the media—one p...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: October 7, 2020

October 7, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of 11 Greene County residents from COVID-19.

Our community lost:

  • A man in his 60s
  • A woman in her 70s
  • A woman in her 70s
  • A woman in her 70s
  • A man in his 80s
  • A man in his 80s
  • A man i...
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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: October 6, 2020

October 6, 2020 -- SGCHD announces COVID-19 deaths; total death count surpasses 100

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of 12 Greene County residents from COVID-19.

Our community lost:

  • A man in his 70s
  • A man in his 80s
  • A man in his 80s
  • A man in his 80s
  • A man in his 80s
  • A woman in her 80s
  • A woman in ...
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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: October 5, 2020

October 5, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of two Greene County residents from COVID-19.

Our community lost:

  • A woman in her 80s
  • A man in his 90s

The Health Department extends our condolences to everyone impacted by thes...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: October 5, 2020

October 5, 2020 -- Media briefing at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Public Safety Center

MEDIA ALERT

The City of Springfield and the Springfield-Greene County Health Department will host a media briefing at 10 a.m. Tuesday in the Training Room of the Public Safety Center, 330 W. Scott.

We ask that members of the media – one per outlet – arrive ...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: October 2, 2020

October 2, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of six Greene County residents from COVID-19.

Our community lost:

  • A man in his 60s
  • A woman in her 70s
  • A man in his 70s
  • A man in his 70s
  • A man in his 70s
  • A man in his 90s

The Health...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: October 1, 2020

October 1, 2020 -- SGCHD announces COVID-19 deaths, record-tying number of new daily cases

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of four Greene County residents from COVID-19.

Our community lost:

  • A man in his 90s
  • A woman in her 80s
  • A woman in her 80s
  • A woman in her 80s  

The Health Department exte...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: September 30, 2020

September 30, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 death

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the death of a Greene County resident from COVID-19.

Our community lost a man in his 50s. 

The Health Department extends our condolences to everyone impacted by this loss.&...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: September 30, 2020

September 30, 2020 -- State to host community COVID-19 testing event in Springfield

COVID-19 News

As part of the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Service’s community COVID-19 testing events throughout the state, a free testing event will take place in Springfield at Second Baptist Church at 3111 Battlefield Rd. on Friday, October 2 f...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: September 29, 2020

September 29, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of three Greene County residents from COVID-19.

Our community lost a man in his 80s and two women in their 80s. Two of these individuals were associated with long-t...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: September 28, 2020

September 28, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of three Greene County residents from COVID-19.

Our community lost a man in his 60s, a man in his 70s and a man in his 90s. All were associated with long-term care and had u...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: September 25, 2020

September 28, 2020 -- Media briefing at 3 p.m. today at Public Safety Center

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department will host a joint media briefing with Springfield Public Schools at 3 p.m. today, Monday, September 28, in the Training Room of the Public Safety Center at 330 W. Scott.

We ask that members of the media—one p...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: September 25, 2020

September 25, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of three Greene County residents from COVID-19.

Our community lost a man in his 50s who was not associated with long-term care, a man in his 70s who was not associated with...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: September 24, 2020

September 24, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of eight Greene County residents from COVID-19.

Our community lost:

  • A woman in her 70s (not associated with long-term care, had no underlying health conditions aside from her...
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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: September 22, 2020

September 23, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of two Greene County residents from COVID-19.

Our community lost a man in his 60s and a man in his 80s. Both had underlying health conditions and were not associated with lo...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: September 22, 2020

September 23, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 Halloween Guidance

COVID-19 News

Like a lot of things in 2020, Halloween is going to look a little different this year. But that doesn’t mean the holiday can’t be both safe and fun.

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department has released guidance for Halloween to ...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: September 22, 2020

September 22, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of two Greene County residents from COVID-19.

Our community lost a woman in her 70s and a woman in her 90s. Both were associated with long-term care and had underlying healt...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: September 21, 2020

September 21, 2020 -- Health Department announces online dashboard update

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department has updated its interactive online dashboard to give the public access to more valuable data in our community and region as we collectively fight COVID-19.

The updated dashboard can be located at: health.spri...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: September 21, 2020

September 21, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of five Greene County residents from COVID-19.

Our community lost a woman in her 70s who was associated with long-term care, a man in his 80s who was associated with long-te...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: September 20, 2020

Health Department announces COVID-19 death

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the death of a Greene County resident from COVID-19.

Our community lost a woman in her 60s with underlying health conditions who was associated with long-term care.

The Health Departmen...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: September 17, 2020

September 17, 2020 -- Health Department launches COVID-19 educational toolkit for parents, students

COVID-19 News

To help families navigate a new set of challenges brought on by the pandemic this school year, the Springfield-Greene County Health Department has launched a new online educational toolkit for parents and students.

The toolkit provides valuable information...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: September 17, 2020

September 17, 2020 -- Health Department announces potential high-risk community exposures

Public Exposure Notice

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential high-risk community exposures from at least four COVID-19 positive individuals.

The individuals worked at Showtime Joe’s at 2209 W. Sunshine St. over the course ...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: September 16, 2020

September 16, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of three Greene County residents from COVID-19.

Our community lost a man in his 40s who was associated with long-term care; a woman in her 70s who was associated with long-t...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: September 15, 2020

September 15, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of two Greene County residents from COVID-19.

Our community lost a man in his 70s and a man in his 80s. Both had underlying health conditions and neither was associated with...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: September 12, 2020

Health Department announces COVID-19 death

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the death of a Greene County resident from COVID-19.

Our community lost a man in his 70s with underlying health conditions. He was not associated with long-term care.

The Health Departm...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: September 10, 2020

September 10, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of four Greene County residents from COVID-19.

Our community lost a woman in her 90s who was associated with long-term care; a woman in her 70s; a man in his 60s; and a man ...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: September 9, 2020

September 9, 2020 -- Health Department launches COVID-19 Toolkit for Businesses & Workplaces

COVID-19 News

To help employers stop the spread of COVID-19 and minimize disruptions to their businesses as a result of the pandemic, the Springfield-Greene County Health Department has released the COVID-19 Toolkit for Businesses & Workplaces.

This toolkit will hel...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: September 8, 2020

September 8, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of two Greene County residents from COVID-19. One individual was associated with long-term care.

Our community lost two men in their 90s with underlying health conditions.

Th...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: September 5, 2020

September 5, 2020-Health Department announces COVID-19 death

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the death of a Greene County resident from COVID-19. The individual was associated with long-term care.

Our community lost a man in his 70s with underlying health conditions.

The Health...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: September 4, 2020

September 4, 2020 -- Health Department contract expands contact tracing capacity

news-update

Maximus Federal Services, Inc. has begun contact tracing services for the Springfield-Greene County Health Department, which will help further build capacity to combat COVID-19 in our community.

Contacts of Greene County residents who have tested positive ...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: September 4, 2020

September 4, 2020 -- Media briefing at 2 p.m. today at Public Safety Center

news-update

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department will host a media briefing at 2 p.m. today, Friday, September 4, in the Training Room of the Public Safety Center at 330 W. Scott.

We ask that members of the media—one per outlet—arrive 10...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: September 3, 2020

September 3, 2020 - Health Department announces COVID-19 death

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the death of a Greene County resident from COVID-19. The individual was associated with long-term care.

Our community lost a woman in her 90s with underlying health conditions. &nb...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: September 1, 2020

September 1, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is heartbroken to announce the deaths of five Greene County residents from COVID-19. Four of those individuals were associated with long-term care.  

Our community lost a woman in her 60s; a woman in...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: August 28, 2020

August 28, 2020 - Health Department announces COVID-19 death

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is heartbroken to announce the death of a Greene County resident from COVID-19. This individual was associated with long-term care.

Our community lost a man in his 80s with underlying medical conditions.

The H...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: August 27, 2020

August 27, 2020 - Health Department announces COVID-19 death

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is heartbroken to announce the death of a Greene County resident from COVID-19. This individual was associated with long-term care.

Our community lost a man in his 80s with underlying medical conditions.

The H...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: August 26, 2020

Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is heartbroken to announce the deaths of three Greene County residents from COVID-19. These individuals were associated with long-term care.

Our community lost two women in their 80s and a man in his 90s. All...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: August 25, 2020

August 25, 2020 - Health Department announces COVID-19 death

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is heartbroken to announce the death of a Greene County resident from COVID-19. This individual was associated with long-term care.

Our community lost a man in his 70s with underlying health conditions.

The He...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: August 24, 2020

August 24, 2020 - Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is heartbroken to announce the deaths of two Greene County residents from COVID-19. Both were associated with long-term care.

Our community lost a man in his 80s and a woman in her 60s. Both had underlying he...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: August 20, 2020

August 20, 2020 -- Media briefing at 2:30 p.m. Friday at Public Safety Center

news-update

The City of Springfield and the Springfield-Greene County Health Department will host a media briefing at 2:30 p.m. Friday, August 21 in the Training Room of the Public Safety Center, 330 W. Scott.

We ask that members of the media—one per outlet&...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: August 19, 2020

August 19, 2020 - Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is heartbroken to announce the deaths of five Greene County residents from COVID-19. All were associated with long-term care.

Our community lost a man in his 70s; two men in their 80s; a woman in her 70s; and...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: August 15, 2020

August 15, 2020 - Health Department announces COVID-19 death

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is heartbroken to announce the death of a Greene County resident from COVID-19.

Our community lost a man in his 70s who had underlying health conditions.

The Health Department extends our condolences to loved ...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: August 13, 2020

August 13, 2020 - SGCHD provides COVID-19 update; reminds community of the seriousness of the virus

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department and City of Springfield held a media briefing today to provide an update on COVID-19 and remind the community of the seriousness of the disease.

COVID-19 updateOn Wednesday, the Health Department received 82 ...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: August 13, 2020

REMINDER: Media briefing at 10 a.m. at Public Safety Center

MEDIA ALERT

The City of Springfield and the Springfield-Greene County Health Department will host a media briefing at 10 a.m. Thursday in the Training Room of the Public Safety Center, 330 W. Scott.

We ask that members of the media—one per outlet&...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: August 12, 2020

August 12, 2020 - Health Department announces 95 new COVID-19 cases

COVID-19 number update Final

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department received 95 new cases of COVID-19 in Greene County residents on Tuesday, a new one-day record.

These cases are currently under investigation, so the circumstances surrounding each case are currently unknown. ...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: August 10, 2020

Aug. 10, 2020 - Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is heartbroken to announce the deaths of two Greene County residents from COVID-19.

Our community lost a woman in her 90s who had underlying health conditions and a man in his 50s who had underlying health co...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: August 8, 2020

August 8, 2020 - Health Department announces potential high-risk COVID-19 community exposures

Public Exposure Notice

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential high-risk community exposures from one COVID-19 positive individual.  

The person potentially exposed more than 300 people at the Dan Kinney Family Center at 2701...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: August 7, 2020

Aug. 7, 2020 - Health Department announces COVID-19 death

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is heartbroken to announce the death of a Greene County resident from COVID-19.

Our community’s fourteenth death is a woman in her 80s who was immunocompromised.

The Health Department extends our con...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: August 6, 2020

Aug. 6, 2020 - Health Department announces COVID-19 death

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is heartbroken to announce the death of a Greene County resident from COVID-19.

Our community’s thirteenth death is a woman in her 80s who was immunocompromised.

The Health Department extends our con...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: August 4, 2020

Aug. 4, 2020 - Springfield-Greene County Health Department Updates COVID-19 Data Dashboard

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department has updated its online dashboard to give the public access to more data around COVID-19 in our community and region. 

Many features remain the same, including the public health, hospital and testing ...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: August 4, 2020

Aug. 4, 2020 - Health Department announces COVID-19 death

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is heartbroken to announce the death of a Greene County resident from COVID-19.

Our community’s twelfth death is a man in his 80s with underlying health conditions.

The Health Department extends our ...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: July 30, 2020

July 30, 2020 - Health Department announces COVID-19 death

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is heartbroken to announce the death of a Greene County resident from COVID-19.

Our community’s eleventh death is a man in his 80s who was immunocompromised. He was not associated with a long-term c...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: July 28, 2020

July 28, 2020 - Greene County COVID-19 cases pass 1,000, funding approved to expand contact tracing

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department surpassed 1,000 cases of COVID-19 in Greene County residents on Monday.

“Hitting that 1,000 cases mark is certainly an unfortunate milestone, but while that’s a big number, there is some p...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: July 23, 2020

July 23, 2020 - Health Department announces COVID-19 death

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is heartbroken to announce the death of a Greene County resident from COVID-19.

Our community’s tenth death is a man in his 80s with underlying health conditions. He was not associated with a long-t...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: July 17, 2020

July 17, 2020 - Health Department suspends low-risk public exposure notices

news-update

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department will be suspending the public notification of low-risk potential exposure locations, effective today.

This decision has come as a result of several factors.

On Thursday, a mandatory masking ordinance went into...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: July 16, 2020

July 16, 2020 - Health Department announces new COVID-19 cases, potential community exposures

Public Exposure Notice

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department reported 37 new positive COVID-19 cases today, bringing the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 646.

The health department is also notifying the public of potential community exposures from seven CO...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: July 15, 2020

July 15, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

Public Exposure Notice

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential community exposures from four COVID-19 positive individuals. Three cases reside in Greene County and one resides in another jurisdiction.

Prior to being diagnosed, the ind...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: July 14, 2020

July 14, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

Public Exposure Notice

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential community exposures from eight COVID-19 positive individuals. Seven cases reside in Greene County and one resides in another jurisdiction.

Prior to being diagnosed, the in...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: July 13, 2020

July 13, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

Public Exposure Notice

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential community exposures from nine COVID-19 positive individuals.

Prior to being diagnosed, our cases went to the following locations:

  • Thursday, July 2: Visited Walmart Supercen...
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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: July 12, 2020

July 12, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

Public Exposure Notice

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential community exposures from six COVID-19 positive individuals.

Prior to being diagnosed, our cases went to the following locations:

  • Friday, July 3: Visited McAlister&rsquo...
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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: July 11, 2020

July 11, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

Public Exposure Notice

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential community exposures from two COVID-19 positive individuals.

Prior to being diagnosed, these individuals visited the following locations:

  • Wednesday, July 1: Visited 10 Fitne...
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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: July 10, 2020

July 10, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

Public Exposure Notice

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential community exposures from six COVID-19 positive individuals. Five cases reside in Greene County and one resides in another jurisdiction.

Prior to being diagnosed, these ind...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: July 10, 2020

July 10, 2020 - Media briefing at 1 p.m. today at Public Safety Center

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department will host a media briefing at 1 p.m. today in the Training Room of the Public Safety Center, 330 W. Scott.

We ask that members of the media—one per outlet—arrive 10-15 minutes early for a ...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: July 9, 2020

July 9, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

Public Exposure Notice

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential community exposures from two COVID-19 positive individuals.

Prior to being diagnosed, our cases went to the following locations:

  • Thursday, June 25: Visited Walmart Supercent...
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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: July 8, 2020

July 8, 2020 - Health Department announces COVID-19 death

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is heartbroken to announce the death of a Greene County resident from COVID-19.

Our community’s ninth death is a woman in her 80s. She was not associated with a long-term care facility. She had no o...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: July 4, 2020

July 4, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

Public Exposure Notice

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential community exposures from two COVID-19 positive individuals.

Prior to being diagnosed, these individuals went to the following locations:

  • Saturday, June 27: Visited Walmart ...
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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: July 3, 2020

July 3, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

Public Exposure Notice

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential community exposures from four COVID-19 positive individuals.             

Prior to being diagnosed, three of...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: July 2, 2020

July 2, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

Public Exposure Notice

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential community exposures from three COVID-19 positive individuals.

Prior to being diagnosed, two of these individuals went to the following locations:    

  • Satu...
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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: July 2, 2020

Phase 3 of City’s Road to Recovery Plan to continue through July 15

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

Mayor Ken McClure and Springfield-Greene County Health Department Director Clay Goddard announced today that the City of Springfield will continue with the Phase 3 Road to Recovery guidance that was announced in early June. ...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: July 1, 2020

July 1, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

Public Exposure Notice

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential community exposures from two COVID-19 positive individuals. One individual resides in Greene County and one resides in another jurisdiction.

Prior to being diagnosed, the ...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: July 1, 2020

July 1, 2020 - Health Care Community Transitioning COVID-19 Testing Options

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After more than three months of maintaining a collaborative testing site, our local health care community is transitioning COVID-19 testing to more sustainable healthcare-based locations in Springfield beginning Friday, July 3.

CoxHealth, Mercy Springfield...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: June 30, 2020

June 30, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposure

Public Exposure Notice

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of a potential community exposure from one COVID-19 positive individual.

Prior to being diagnosed, our case went to the following location:

  • Saturday, June 27: Visited Target at 1825 E P...
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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: June 29, 2020

June 29, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposure

Public Exposure Notice

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of a potential community exposure from one COVID-19 positive individual from another jurisdiction.

Prior to being diagnosed, the individual went to the following location:

  • Monday, June ...
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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: June 28, 2020

June 28, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

Public Exposure Notice

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential community exposures from four COVID-19 positive individuals.

Prior to being diagnosed, our cases visited the following locations:

  • Monday, June 22: Pennington’s Su...
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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: June 27, 2020

June 27, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

Public Exposure Notice

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential community exposures from two COVID-19 positive individuals.

Prior to being diagnosed, two cases from another jurisdiction went to the following locations:

  • Thursday, June 18...
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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: June 26, 2020

June 26, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

Public Exposure Notice

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential community exposures from five COVID-19 positive individuals.

Prior to being diagnosed, our cases went to the following locations:  

  • Thursday, June 18: Worked at Springfield...
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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: June 26, 2020

June 26, 2020 - SGCHD announces potential COVID-19 community exposures among unsheltered community

Public Exposure Notice

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential community exposures from an unsheltered individual in our area.

Prior to being diagnosed, we believe our case visited several local providers for unsheltered services in t...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: June 25, 2020

June 25, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

Public Exposure Notice

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential community exposures from six COVID-19 positive individuals.

Prior to being diagnosed, our cases visited the following locations:

  • Monday, June 15: Five Below at 3500 S Glens...
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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: June 24, 2020

June 24, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

Public Exposure Notice

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential community exposures from two COVID-19 positive individuals.

Prior to being diagnosed, our cases visited the following locations:

  • Tuesday, June 16: Springfield Music at 3100...
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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: June 23, 2020

June 23, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

Public Exposure Notice

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential community exposures from a COVID-19 positive individual.

Prior to being diagnosed, our case visited the following locations:

  • Friday, June 19: Worked in multiple areas at Wa...
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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: June 22, 2020

June 22, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

Public Exposure Notice

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential community exposures from two COVID-19 positive individuals.

Prior to being diagnosed, a Greene County case visited the following locations:

  • Sunday, June 14: Walmart Neighbo...
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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: June 22, 2020

June 22, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

Public Exposure Notice

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential community exposures from three COVID-19 positive individuals.

 Prior to being diagnosed, our cases visited the following locations:

•    ...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: June 20, 2020

June 20, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

Public Exposure Notice

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential community exposures from two COVID-19 positive individuals. 

 Prior to being diagnosed, our cases visited the following locations:

•   &...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: June 19, 2020

June 19, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposure

Public Exposure Notice

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential community exposure from a COVID-19 positive individual. 

Prior to being diagnosed, our case worked at La Hacienda at 1370 S. Glenstone on Tuesday, June 16 from 2 ...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: June 18, 2020

June 18, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential community exposures from a COVID-19 positive individual.

Prior to being diagnosed, our case visited the following locations:

  • Saturday, June 6: Discount Tire at 361...
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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: June 17, 2020

June 17, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential community exposures from four COVID-19 positive individuals.

Prior to being diagnosed, our cases visited the following locations:

  • Friday, June 5: Ebbets Field at 1027 E Wal...
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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: June 16, 2020

June 16, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential community exposures from three COVID-19 positive individuals.

Prior to being diagnosed, our cases visited the following locations:

  • Thursday, June 11: IHOP at 2647 N Kansas ...
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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: June 15, 2020

June 15, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential community exposures from three COVID-19 positive individuals.

Prior to being diagnosed, our cases visited the following locations:

  • Friday, June 5: IHOP at 3804 S Glenstone ...
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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: June 13, 2020

June 13, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential community exposures from three COVID-19 positive individuals.

Prior to being diagnosed, our cases visited the following locations:

  • Thursday, June 4: Kearney Street...
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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: June 12, 2020

June 12, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential community exposures from a COVID-19 positive individual.

Prior to being diagnosed, our case worked at the McDonald’s at 2811 N. Kansas Expy on the following days...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: June 12, 2020

Phase 3 of City’s Road to Recovery Plan effective Monday

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

Mayor Ken McClure, City Manager Jason Gage and Springfield-Greene County Health Department Director Clay Goddard announced a new City order today lessening restrictions of business and community activities. The order is effe...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: June 11, 2020

June 11, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential exposures from two COVID-19 positive individuals from the same family group.    

Prior to being diagnosed, our cases visited the following locations:

  • Sund...
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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: June 10, 2020

June 10, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposure

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of a potential exposure from a COVID-19 positive individual.

Prior to being diagnosed, our case visited the following locations:

  • Sunday, June 7: Walmart Supercenter at 1150 US 60 in Rep...
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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: June 8, 2020

June 8, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposure

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of a potential exposure from a COVID-19 positive individual.

Prior to being diagnosed, our case visited Bricktown Brewery at 2040 E. Independence on Sunday, May 31 around 6 p.m. for up...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: June 8, 2020

June 8, 2020 - Incubation period closes: no clients contract COVID-19 from salon exposure

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is encouraged to report that the incubation period has passed from those potentially exposed from Great Clips. No clients of either stylist nor additional coworkers contracted COVID-19 as a result. ...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: June 4, 2020

June 4, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential exposures from two COVID-19 positive individuals.

Prior to being diagnosed, the individuals visited the following locations:

  • Saturday, May 30: Price Cutter at 1831 W. Kearn...
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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: June 3, 2020

June 3, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposure

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of a potential exposure from a COVID-19 positive individual.  

Prior to being diagnosed, one of our recent positive cases visited Sam’s Club at 3660 E. Sunshine on F...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: June 2, 2020

June 2, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposure

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of a potential exposure from a COVID-19 positive individual.

Prior to being diagnosed, one of our recent positive cases worked as a cashier at Signal Food Store at 2810 E. Battlefield ...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: May 29, 2020

May 29, 2020 - Health Department announces new confirmed cases of COVID-19, new exposure notices

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department has seen 20 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 within the past 24 hours.

Six of our new cases include staff and residents of Wilson’s Creek Nursing and Rehab at 3403 W. Mt. Vernon. Four residents and t...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: May 29, 2020

May 29, 2020 - Media Briefing today at 11:45 a.m. at Public Safety Center

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department will host an in-person media briefing today at 11:45 a.m. in the Training Room of the Public Safety Center, 330 W. Scott.

We ask that members of the media—one per outlet—arrive 10-15 minut...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: May 28, 2020

May 28, 2020 - Health Department announces new confirmed COVID-19 cases, potential exposures

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department saw an increase of six new confirmed cases of COVID-19 today. We continue to investigate these cases, and will update the community on the circumstances as soon as we can. 

None of the new cases are ...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: May 27, 2020

May 27, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 exposure

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of a potential exposure from a COVID-19 positive individual.

Prior to being diagnosed, one of our recent positive cases visited Walmart Supercenter at 3520 W. Sunshine on Monday, May 1...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: May 23, 2020

May 23, 2020 - Health Department announces second positive COVID-19 result from hair salon

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential exposures from a COVID-19 positive individual.

A second hair stylist from the Great Clips at 1864 S. Glenstone Ave. has tested positive for COVID-19.

At this time, this is ...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: May 22, 2020

May 22, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 exposures

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential exposures from COVID-19 positive individuals. 

While symptomatic, our case worked as a hair stylist at the Great Clips at 1864 S. Glenstone Ave. on the following ...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: May 22, 2020

May 22, 2020 - Media Briefing today at 2:30 p.m. at Public Safety Center

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department will host an in-person media briefing today at 2:30 p.m. in the Training Room of the Public Safety Center, 330 W. Scott.

We ask that members of the media—one per outlet—arrive 10-15 minute...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: May 21, 2020

May 21, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 exposure

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of a potential exposure from a COVID-19 positive individual. 

Prior to being diagnosed, one of our recent positive cases visited Dollar General at 401 S. Miller Rd. in Willard ...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: May 20, 2020

Phase 2 of “Road to Recovery Plan” effective Saturday

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Mayor Ken McClure and Springfield-Greene County Health Department Director Clay Goddard announced a new order today lessening restrictions of business and community activities. The order is effective May 23-June 22, however, it will b...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: May 19, 2020

Media Briefing at 2 p.m. at Public Safety Center

MEDIA ALERT

The City of Springfield and the Springfield-Greene County Health Department will host an in-person media briefing at 2 p.m. in the Training Room of the Public Safety Center, 330 W. Scott.

We ask that members of the media—one per outlet...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: May 19, 2020

May 19, 2020 - Health Department provides update on potential COVID-19 exposures

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is updating the public on the potential exposure time of a COVID-19 positive individual mentioned in this morning’s news briefing.  

Archived video of this announcement, along with updates ...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: May 19, 2020

May 19, 2020 - Media Briefing today at 10 a.m. at Public Safety Center

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department will host an in-person media briefing today at 10 a.m. in the Training Room of the Public Safety Center, 330 W. Scott.

We ask that members of the media—one per outlet—arrive 10-15 minutes earl...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: May 13, 2020

May 13, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 exposure

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of a potential exposure from someone recently diagnosed with COVID-19.

Our case was showing symptoms while visiting the Walmart at 1923 E. Kearney on May 10 around 5 p.m. 

As w...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: May 8, 2020

May 8, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 exposures

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of several potential exposures from a COVID-19 positive individual. Our case visited the following locations while symptomatic: 

  • Saturday, May 2: Aldi at 2847 E. Sunshine arou...
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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: May 8, 2020

May 8, 2020 - Media Briefing today at 2:30 p.m. at Public Safety Center

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department will host an in-person media briefing today at 2:30 p.m. in the Training Room of the Public Safety Center, 330 W. Scott.

We ask that members of the media—one per outlet—arrive 10-15 minute...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: May 7, 2020

May 7, 2020 - City amends Road to Recovery order following community dashboard improvements

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Springfield-Greene County leaders led Thursday’s news briefing with some cautious optimism. Springfield Mayor Ken McClure amended the City’s “Road to Recovery” order, effective immediately. The ...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: May 7, 2020

May 7, 2020 - Media Briefing today at 2 p.m. at Public Safety Center

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The City of Springfield, Greene County and Springfield-Greene County Health Department will host an in-person media briefing today at 2 p.m. in the Training Room of the Public Safety Center, 330 W. Scott. 

We ask that members of the media&mdas...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: April 30, 2020

Apr. 30, 2020 - Mayor, Greene County issue Road to Recovery orders; Health Director urges caution

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Mayor Ken McClure and the Greene County Commission issued separate but similar Road to Recovery orders to provide businesses and other organizations with guidance to safely resume operations. The City’s order goes into effec...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: April 29, 2020

Apr. 29, 2020 - Media Briefing at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, April 30, 2020

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MEDIA ALERT

The City of Springfield, Greene County and Springfield-Greene County Health Department will host an in-person media briefing at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, April 30 in the Training Room of the Public Safety Center, 330 W. Scott.

Springfield Mayor Ken ...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: April 28, 2020

Apr. 28, 2020 - Health Department offers COVID-19 testing for essential workers without symptoms

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UPDATE: These tests have all been accounted for, and we are not maintaining a waiting list for future asymptomatic tests at this time.

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department will offer no-cost COVID-19 testing for essential workers who are not exh...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: April 28, 2020

Apr. 28, 2020 - Virtual Press Briefing today at 2:00 p.m. at Public Safety Center

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department will offer an in-person media briefing today at 2 p.m. in the Training Room of the Public Safety Center.

We appreciate your patience as we adjust to a new, new normal. We ask that you arrive 15-20 minutes ear...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: April 24, 2020

Apr. 24, 2020 - Virtual Press Briefing today at 12:45 p.m. at Public Safety Center

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department will offer a virtual media briefing today at 12:45 p.m.

Today’s topics will include a focus on mental health and the importance of COVID-19 testing.

Media can connect to our video feed utilizing the ...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: April 22, 2020

Apr. 22, 2020 - Springfield-Greene County Health Department Releases New COVID-19 Data Dashboard

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department has launched a new online dashboard that allows the public to view regional data related to COVID-19.

This dashboard covers five areas, including: 

  • detailed case information, including total and daily...
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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: April 22, 2020

Apr. 22, 2020 - Virtual Press Briefing Today at 2 p.m. at Public Safety Center

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department will offer a virtual media briefing today at 2 p.m.

Media can connect to our video feed utilizing the SDI connections with embedded audio at the pedestals outside in the parking lot of the Public Safety Cente...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: April 21, 2020

Apr. 21, 2020 - Springfield and Greene County extend Stay-At-Home Orders until May 4

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Springfield Mayor Ken McClure and the Greene County Commission have extended separate, but similar Stay at Home Orders until 11:59 p.m., May 3, 2020. The current orders, which were put in place to help stop the spread of the novel cor...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: April 6, 2020

Apr. 6, 2020 - City of Springfield and Greene County issue amended “Stay-At-Home” Orders

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Springfield Mayor Ken McClure and the Greene County Commission issued stricter amended “Stay-At-Home” orders Monday, April 6, following an announcement by Gov. Mike Parson the previous Friday. View the City&rsq...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: April 3, 2020

Apr. 3, 2020 - Greene County and City leaders support additional efforts to control COVID-19

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In today’s press briefing, Governor Mike Parson highlighted the state’s ongoing efforts to respond to the COVID-19 crisis in Missouri. During that briefing he called for a statewide Stay at Home Missouri Order. The...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: April 3, 2020

Apr. 3, 2020 - Health Department announces COVID-19 death; potential COVID-19 exposures

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is heartbroken to announce the death of a Greene County resident from COVID-19. The seventh death is a man in his 60s who was immunocompromised. The Health Department extends our condole...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: March 31, 2020

Mar. 31, 2020 - Health Department announces two COVID-19 deaths

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 livin...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases