News Releases

  1. No-Cost Shingles Vaccinations Available for Greene County Residents Over 60

    If you live in Greene County and are 60 years old or older, you qualify for a no-cost Shingles vaccination—a $212 value. Read on...
  2. Mar 7, 2017 - Health Department continues mental health and substance abuse research efforts

    Assistant Director part of national group seeking to better understand mental health and substance abuse as public health issues Read on...
  3. Feb 6, 2017 - Announcing Harold K. Bengsch award honoring leadership in public health collaboration

    Perhaps no single individual has had a greater impact on public health in Greene County than Harold K. Bengsch. Read on...
  4. Nov 30, 2016 - WIC Contract Renewed for 2017

    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 another year. Read on...
  5. Oct 17, 2016 - On Behalf of the Springfield Flu Coalition: No-Cost Flu Clinics for Uninsured Adults

    Flu season is just around the corner and the best method of protection—not to mention one of the easiest—is the flu vaccine. Read on...
  6. Jan 11, 2016 - Greene County signs budget to eliminate additional vaccine charge

    The signing of the 2016 Greene County budget today marked the elimination of an out-of-city vaccine fee Greene County residents have had to pay for immunizations. Read on...
  7. Dec 28, 2015 - Tips for Health and Safety After Flooding

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department urges residents to use caution when cleaning up the mess left behind from historic regional flooding. Read on...
  8. Sept 14, 2015 - Health Department to present new ordinances promoting responsible pet ownership

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department will be presenting big changes to how Animal Control deals with a variety of animal issues, including aggressive, biting and nuisance dogs, tonight at Springfield’s City Council meeting. Read on...
  9. July 28, 2015 - Partners announce Regional Health Assessment Plan, ask for community feedback

    A variety of organizations working across the spectrum of health in our community have come together to better understand the health status, behaviors and needs of the populations they serve. And now they need your help. Read on...
  10. June 23, 2015 - Reminder: Parking lot animal sales no longer permitted

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department would like to remind the public that parking lot or roadside sales of domestic animals by private citizens inside the City of Springfield are no longer permitted. Read on...
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