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Posted on: September 17, 2021

Health Department urges community to get vaccinated

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is cautioning the community not to grow complacent as the rate of new COVID-19 cases increases slightly following several weeks of declines in Greene County. Today, the 7-day average of new cases increased by 16over last week to 63 cases per day. Meanwhile, the rate of new vaccines given continues to slow. To date, 51.5% of Greene County residents remain unvaccinatedThe COVID-19 vaccine is safe, effective, free, and the best tool available to prevent future surges caused by Delta or other COVID-19 variants.  Below is a list of additional opportunities for individuals to receive vaccine for the week of September 20-26: 


Monday, September 20 

  • English Village (SGCHD) -- 2620 E Chestnut Expy from 3 pm – 5 pm. Vaccine offered: Pfizer (ages 12+) 

Tuesday, September 21 

  • Pebblecreek Apartments (SGCHD-- 2835 S Fort from 9  – 11 am. Vaccine offered: Pfizer (ages 12+) 

  • Gibson Chapel (SGCHD) -- 536 E Tampa from 11 am – 1 pm. Vaccine offered: Pfizer (ages 12+) 

Wednesday, September 22 
  • Westside Health Department (SGCHD) – 660 S. Scenic from 10 am – 2 pm.  Vaccine offered: Pfizer (ages 12+) or Moderna (ages 18+) 

  • Polo Club (SGCHD) -- 4347 S Weller from 3 – 5pm. Vaccine offered: Pfizer (ages 12+) 

Thursday, September 23 

  • Una esperanza viva Church (SGCHD) – 931 N National Ave from 5 – 7 pm. Vaccine offered: Pfizer (ages 12+)  

  • Heritage Tower (JVCHC) -- 3556 S Culpepper Cir from 10 – 11:30 am. Pfizer (ages 12+), Moderna (ages 18+) or Johnson & Johnson (ages 18+) 

Friday, September 24 

  • Westside Health Department (SGCHD) – 660 S. Scenic from am – 12 pm.  Vaccine offered: Pfizer (ages 12+) or Moderna (ages 18+) 

  • Stillwell Columns Apartment (JVCHC) -- 525 S Campbell Ave from 10 – 11:30 am. Pfizer (ages 12+), Moderna (ages 18+) or Johnson & Johnson (ages 18+) 

Saturday, September 25 

  • Titanic Museum (JVCHC) -- 3235 W 76 Country Blvd, Branson from 10 am – 2 pm. Vaccine offered: Pfizer (ages 12+), Moderna (ages 18+) or Johnson & Johnson (ages 18+) 

These opportunities are in addition to the recurring vaccination clinics at Jordan Valley Community Health Center’s Tampa Clinic at 440 E. Tampa. Jordan Valley is offering walk-in vaccinations for Pfizer, Moderna, and Johnson & Johnson Monday – Friday from 8 am – 3 pm, with extended hours on Tuesday from 8 am – 6 pm COVID-19 vaccines are also available by appointment or walk-in through CoxHealth and Mercy Hospital Springfield. 

A map and calendar of vaccination events is available at If you are not able to attend a public vaccination event or are wanting to be vaccinated in a more private setting, please call our COVID-19 Call Center at 417-874-1211 for more information. 

Although pre-registration is not required, individuals may make an appointment for a vaccine clinic at 

Organizations interested in hosting a public COVID-19 vaccination clinic should contact the Health Department’s Outreach Team at [email protected] or call (417) 874-1211 for more information.

Along with providing first and second doses of vaccine, the Health Department is also offering third doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna vaccines to certain immunocompromised individuals. Qualified individuals may obtain a third dose at any clinic listed at or by calling the COVID-19 Call Center at 417-874-1211.CoxHealthMercy Springfield and Jordan Valley Community Health Center are also offering third doses for moderately to severely immunocompromised individuals. 


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


Media may contact the Health Department PIO Team by call or text at 417-380-2556 or email at [email protected]. 


Springfield-Greene County Health Department                    

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