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WIC and Workforce Partner for New Satellite Location 
Women, Infants & Children services, administered by the Health Department, will now be available by appointment at the Missouri Career Center at 2900 E. Sunshine St. Beginning July 15, WIC clients can be certified, get breastfeeding support and access nutritional education at the new satellite location. Meetings are by appointment, and can be made by calling (417) 851-1581. More information is available here.

New Missouri Food Code Video, Resources
For an overview of the new Missouri food code, as well as information about norovirus, the ProStart Program, the local food advisory committee and other food safety resources, see this recording of a previous food class. 

Possible Exposure to Hepatitis A at South Springfield Restaurant 
The Springfield-Greene County Health Department learned May 20 of a local individual working in food service might have exposed diners to Hepatitis A. Our healthcare partners, community members and staff came together quickly to protect and educate the public.For more information on the potential exposure, our guidance for diners and frequently asked questions are available here.

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.

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WIC and Workforce Partner for New Satellite Location
The Springfield-Greene County Health Department and the City of Springfield are pleased to announce a new partnership to offer one-stop services for citizens. Women, Infants & Children services will now be available at the Missouri Career Center. Read on...
Health Department, Watershed Committee Stream Testing Underway
It’s that time of year when Ozarks residents flock to local streams and rivers in droves for a little bit of relief from the heat. But recreational waterways can also contain harmful bacteria and parasites. Read on...
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...