Media Information

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

    The SGCHD, 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 an abundance of caution. Read on...
  2. April 13, 2021 -- Virtual media briefing today at 2 p.m.

    Leaders from the Springfield-Greene County Health Department will hold a virtual media briefing at 2 p.m. today, April 13. Read on...
  3. April 12, 2021 -- Health Dept. releases COVID-19 Vaccine Toolkit

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

    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. Read on...
  5. All Missourians now eligible for COVID-19 vaccine; opportunities available today

    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 Missouri. Read on...
  6. Mega Vaccine Event to take place this Thursday and Friday; walk-ins welcome

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

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

    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. Read on...
  9. April 5, 2021 -- All Missourians 18+ now able to schedule vaccine appointment

    Beginning today, all Missourians ages 18 and up can schedule an appointment for this week’s Mega Vaccine Clinic in Springfield. Read on...
  10. April 2, 2021 -- COVID-19 variant confirmed in Greene County

    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. Read on...
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