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Posted on: June 7, 2021

Media Alert: News opportunity at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Discovery Center


The Springfield-Greene County Health Department will host a news opportunity at 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 8, at the Discovery Center of Springfield at 438 E. St. Louis St.

Acting Director of Health Katie Towns will discuss the rising case counts of COVID-19 in our community and the importance of everybody 12 and older to get vaccinated as variants continue spread.

Rob Blevins, executive director of the Discovery Center, will also speak on the ongoing efforts to prevent disease spread among Discovery Center staff and patrons.

The public is invited to tune in virtually 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 Aaron Schekorra, Public Health Information Administrator, at 417-380-2556.

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