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  1. Springfield-Greene County WIC implementing increased fruit and vegetable benefits

    Springfield-Greene County Health is working to roll out the extension of the temporary increase in fruit and vegetable benefits for WIC participants announced by Missouri WIC and the Department of Health and Senior Services last week. Read on...
  2. Springfield-Greene County Health to host COVID-19 booster clinic Oct. 8

    As respiratory illness season approaches, staying up to date on vaccines, like COVID-19, is crucial for maintaining a healthy community. Read on...
  3. This week’s COVID-19 public vaccination opportunities: October 3–8

    September is ending with a decline in COVID-19 cases in Greene County. The weekly average of cases is now 30 cases as of Sept. 29 – a 26% decline in the last 7 days. Read on...
  4. This week’s COVID-19 public vaccination opportunities: September 26–30

    Greene County remains at a low-level impact for COVID-19 with a 7-day rolling average of 41 cases. Read on...
  5. This week’s COVID-19 public vaccination opportunities: September 19 – September 24

    With flu season looming, it’s important to take precautions to protect yourself, your loved ones, and your community from getting sick by staying up to date with COVID-19 vaccines and the flu vaccine. Read on...
  6. This week’s COVID-19 public vaccination opportunities: September 12 – September 17

    As the summer begins to wind down, COVID-19 cases continue to decline with it. Read on...
  7. Updated COVID-19 boosters approved by Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services

    New, updated COVID-19 boosters designed to help fight against the original COVID-19 strain and the new Omicron variants BA.4 and BA.5 have been approved by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services for distribution. Read on...
  8. Health Department encouraging community wide education during National Suicide Prevention Week

    The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention has declared Sept. 4 – 10 National Suicide Prevention Week. Read on...
  9. This week’s COVID-19 public vaccination opportunities: September 5 - 9

    As September begins, Greene County has moved to a low community impact level with a 7-day rolling average of 44 cases. Read on...
  10. Health Department pausing COVID-19 booster shots for those 12 and up, new boosters awaiting approval

    Today, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration authorized two new vaccine booster dose types that are more effective against the existing variants of COVID-19. Read on...
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