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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases

Posted on: October 7, 2022

This week’s COVID-19 public vaccination opportunities: October 10–15

COVID-19 News

COVID-19 cases continue to decrease with the 7-day rolling average now at 23. Hospitalizations have also decrease with 30 individuals hospitalized in Greene County hospitals as of Oct. 6 – the lowest number of people since June 9. 

 

Local cases of COVID-19 have now surpassed 80,000. 

 

The Health Department continues to encourage the community to get their COVID-19 vaccinations and updated booster to help prevent severe illness and hospitalization from COVID-19 and take precautions to avoid the spread of the virus. 

 

Springfield-Greene County Health will host several walk-in clinics during the week of Oct. 10-15 for people who are wanting to receive their COVID-19 vaccine series or boosters. 

 

Individuals who receive a primary (first or second) dose of the COVID-19 vaccine or their first booster shot at a Health Department clinic will receive a $50 gift card while supplies last. 

 

Monday, October 10   

  • Westside Public Health Center – 660 S. Scenic Ave., from 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.  Closed 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. for lunch. 

Tuesday, October 11 

  • Westside Public Health Center – 660 S. Scenic Ave., from 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.  Closed 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. for lunch.  
  • Fair Grove Library – 81 S. Orchard Blvd., Fair Grove, from 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. Pfizer (5+) offered.

Thursday, October 13 

  • Midtown Library – 397 E. Central, from 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. Moderna (6+) offered.  
    • Westside Public Health Center – 660 S. Scenic Ave., from 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.  Closed 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. for lunch. 
  • Library Station – 2535 N. Kansas Expy., from 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.  Moderna (6+) offered. 

Friday, October 14

  • Westside Public Health Center – 660 S. Scenic Ave., from 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.  Closed 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. for lunch.    

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