Posted on: May 22, 2017

May 22, 2017 - Immunizations to move from Westside Public Health Center, new partnerships soon

Westside Public Health Center

Starting May 30, the Springfield-Greene County Health Department will be moving immunization services from Westside Public Health Center in preparation for exciting new services to come.

Westside, located at 660 S. Scenic, has been the immunization center ...

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Posted on: May 2, 2017

May 2, 2017 - Tips for Health and Safety After Flooding

Flooding

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department urges residents to use caution when cleaning up the mess left behind from historic regional flooding. Floodwater can contain contaminants and unseen hazards. Caution should be exercised with anything touched...

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Posted on: April 3, 2017

Apr 3, 2017 - Health Department Announces Dr. J.T. Rogers as Inaugural Winner of Bengsch Award

Dr. J.T. Rogers

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is proud to announce that the first-ever winner of the Harold K. Bengsch Award is Dr. J. T. Rogers.

This year, SGCHD developed the Harold K. Bengsch Award to honor Bengsch—the department’s...

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Posted on: March 7, 2017

Mar 7, 2017 - Health Department continues mental health and substance abuse research efforts

Clay Goddard

Assistant Director of Health Clay Goddard has been named to a cohort of state, tribal and local public health representatives in an eight-month training and technical assistance program on mental health and substance abuse.

Only 40 people in the country ar...

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Posted on: February 6, 2017

Feb 6, 2017 - Announcing Harold K. Bengsch award honoring leadership in public health collaboration

Photo of Harold K. Bengsch. Text to the left of photo reads--nominations open for the 2017 Harold K. Bengsch Award.

Perhaps no single individual has had a greater impact on public health in Greene County than Harold K. Bengsch. 

Bengsch worked for the Springfield-Greene County Health Department for 45 years, serving as director for 20 years, before retiring in 2004...

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Online nomination form
Posted on: November 30, 2016

Nov 30, 2016 - WIC Contract Renewed for 2017

WIC Nutrition

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department received word that the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services has renewed the contract for the Special Supplemental Food and Nutrition Education Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) for a...

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