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Posted on: May 7, 2020

May 7, 2020 - Media Briefing today at 2 p.m. at Public Safety Center


The City of Springfield, Greene County and Springfield-Greene County Health Department will host an in-person media briefing today at 2 p.m. in the Training Room of the Public Safety Center, 330 W. Scott. 

We ask that members of the media—one per outlet—arrive 10-15 minutes early for a health screening, and practice physical distancing while in the briefing. 

Today’s briefing will focus on the next steps of our Road to Recovery plan.

Media can utilize footage from a pool camera but will be spaced to maintain physical distancing. Reporters and the public can continue to tune in to the livestream on the City’s and Health Department’s Facebook pages or at

For reporters who will not appear in person, questions can be directed via text message to Kathryn Wall at 417-840-9768. 

Members of the public with questions should visit our website at, email, or call 417-874-1211. 


For media requests, contact Melissa Haase, City of Springfield Assistant Director of Public Information & Civic Engagement at 417-536-7648; Donna Barton, Greene County Public Information Officer at 417-844-4431; or Kathryn Wall, Springfield-Greene County Health Department Public Health Information Administrator at 417-840-9768.

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