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Posted on: July 8, 2020

July 8, 2020 - Health Department announces COVID-19 death

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is heartbroken to announce the death of a Greene County resident from COVID-19.

Our community’s ninth death is a woman in her 80s. She was not associated with a long-term care facility. She had no other underlying risk factors aside from her age.

The Health Department extends our condolences to loved ones at this tragic time.  

It has been nearly three months since a Greene County resident has died of COVID-19. The last notification of a COVID-19 death was April 9.  


Inquiries from the public can be made by contacting the Health Department’s call center at (417) 874-1211 or by email at             

Please note that the contact number for media inquiries has changed. Media may now contact the Health Department PIO Team by phone at 417-380-2556 or email at  

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