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New Missouri Food Code
Designed for managers in food establishments, this training reviews changes in the new Missouri Food Code made into law September 30, 2013.  This training also covers information regarding:  norovirus (stomach flu), prostart program, on-line training opportunities and resources, food code of the future, and local food advisory committee.  Please register to attend this training on May 13th from 9am-10:30am. 

Accurate Pollen Counts
We have provided pollen data to the community, news media, meteorologists and physicians since 1961. Pollen and spore counts are collected over a 24-hour period, from 8 a.m. until 8 a.m. the following day. The counts are typically posted online by about 10:30 a.m. each weekday on our pollen page.

Flu Season Nearing an End in Greene County
Confirmed flu cases in the Springfield area have dropped into the single digits, signaling the expected end of flu season. For our media partners, weekly flu numbers will no longer be sent out--unless there is some sort of significant change. Anyone concerned about the flu or looking for more information on influenza can find all the details here.

Healthy Opportunities
Check out our round-up of great opportunities for you to get and stay healthy that are happening in the Springfield area. The events and programs highlighted on this page with change periodically so be sure to check back for new opportunities to live a healthier, happier life.

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County Health Ranking Improves
Greene County residents’ health is improving year over year, the latest national rankings of county and regional health departments show. Greene County moved up to 40th in the state of Missouri for 2014. Read on...
Daily Pollen Counts Resume for 2014
Starting Monday, March 10th, local pollen counts will be posted each weekday online. [READ MORE]