News Flash

Posted on: August 4, 2021

COVID-19 cases peak among children 0-11 years old; vaccination urged for all eligible individuals

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department reported a 113% increase in new COVID-19 infections among children ages 0-11 from June to July. 

506 children ages 0-11 tested positive for COVID-19 in July, up from 217 in June and the previous peak...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: August 4, 2021

Health Department reports 27 new COVID-19 deaths

COVID-19 News

Twenty-seven COVID-19 deaths were reported to the Springfield-Greene County Health Department between July 28-August 3. Of these, 26 occurred in the month of July. Those lost include a man in his 30s and three women in their 40s, including a 43-year-old w...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: August 3, 2021

Media availability at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Public Safety Center

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department and healthcare partners will hold a media availability at 1:30 p.m. tomorrow, August 4, in the Public Safety Center media briefing room located at 330 W. Scott. 

Leaders from the Health Department, C...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: July 30, 2021

Public vaccination opportunities: Week of August 2-8

news flash - vaccine update

In the last seven days, 5,715 doses of COVID-19 vaccine were administered among Greene County residents 12 and older. This is a small decrease of 8% from the previous week.

Currently, nearly 42% of residents 12 and older have been fully vaccinated. Althoug...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: July 29, 2021

Health Department clarifies alternate care site request

COVID-19 News

A Statement from Springfield-Greene County Health Director Katie Towns 

Our hospital systems have endured a very difficult few weeks following the July 14 request by the Springfield-Greene County Health Department for an alternate care site. While...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: July 27, 2021

Health Department begins triaging COVID-19 case investigations

COVID-19 News

Due to the overwhelming number of new COVID-19 cases reported in Greene County daily, the Springfield-Greene County Health Department has begun prioritizing case investigation efforts.   

During a media availability this afternoon, Direct...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: July 27, 2021

Health Dept urges all individuals to get vaccinated as the average age of COVID-19 deaths falls

COVID-19 News

The average age of Greene County residents who have died from COVID-19 so far in July has fallen 25 years from its peak in March of 2020. So far in July, our community has lost 32 Greene County residents to COVID-19, and many did not have preexisting cond...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: July 27, 2021

Media availability at 2 p.m. Today at Public Safety Center

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department will hold a media availability at 2 p.m. today in the Public Safety Center media briefing room located at 330 W. Scott.  

Leaders from the Health Department, CoxHealth, and Mercy Springfield will pro...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: July 23, 2021

Health Department partners with Fire Department to expand COVID-19 testing

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is partnering with the Springfield Fire Department to expand COVID-19 testing opportunities. Beginning Monday, July 26, Health Department staff will begin testing at Fire Station #8 at 1405 S Scenic Ave. Fre...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: July 23, 2021

Katie Towns named Springfield-Greene County Health Director

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASECity Manager Jason Gage has formally selected Katie Towns as director of health for Springfield-Greene County effective July 18. Towns has served as acting director the past five months, following the departure of Clay Goddard. She ha...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: July 23, 2021

Public vaccination opportunities: Week of July 26-August 1

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On Wednesday, July 21, Springfield hospitals reported an all-time high of 265 hospitalizations from COVID-19. As of Thursday, 263 individuals were being treated for COVID-19 and 103 were in critical care.

On Thursday, 248 new cases of COVID-19 were reporte...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: July 20, 2021

Higher education leaders encourage vaccination as COVID-19 cases increase among young adults

COVID-19 News

As COVID-19 cases continue to surge in our community, higher education leaders encourage younger adults to get vaccinated before the start of the new school year. Over the last two weeks, there was a 51% increase in new cases in the 18-22 age group compar...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: July 19, 2021

Local health departments expand interactive map of COVID-19 vaccine opportunities to the region

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To help individuals in our community find a COVID-19 vaccine near them, the Springfield-Greene County Health Department and other local public health agencies have expanded the Find a Vaccine map to cover all southwest Missouri.

The map allows individuals ...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: July 19, 2021

Media availability at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday at MSU

COVID-19 News

MEDIA ALERT

Health and higher education leaders will provide a media availability at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Missouri State University Welcome Center at 705 S. National Ave.

Leaders from Missouri State University, Drury University, Evangel University, Ozar...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: July 16, 2021

Public vaccination opportunities: Week of July 19-25

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COVID-19 spread continues to spike to levels our community hasn’t seen since the height of infections in December and January. Over the past week, 1,505 Greene County residents have tested positive for COVID-19. The seven-day rolling average for...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: July 15, 2021

Health Department offers multiple locations to collect WIC benefits

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is announcing multiple satellite locations where Women, Infants & Children (WIC) recipients can access benefits in-person. In response to COVID-19, WIC moved from in-person appointments to phone appointm...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: July 15, 2021

Greene County's fully vaccinated rate reaches 40%; Health Dept. urges public to get vaccinated

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is announcing 40% of Greene County residents 12 and older have now been fully vaccinated against COVID-19. In the last seven days, 4,371 vaccines were administered at clinics hosted by the Health Department ...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: July 14, 2021

Media availability at 3 p.m. today at Public Safety Center

COVID-19 News

MEDIA ALERT

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department will hold a media availability today at 3 p.m. at the Public Safety Center at 330 W. Scott St.

Leaders from the Health Department, Office of Emergency Management, CoxHealth and Mercy Springfield wi...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: July 14, 2021

Health Department and Emergency Management request funding for COVID-19 Alternative Care Site

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department and the Springfield-Greene County Office of Emergency Management submitted a request to the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services and the State Emergency Management Agency for a COVID-19 Alternat...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: July 9, 2021

Public vaccination opportunities: Week of July 12-18

news flash - vaccine update

Local hospitals continue to see a surge in patients and ICU admissions due to severe illness caused by the COVID-19 Delta variant. 

As of Thursday, 192 individuals were being treated for COVID-19 at Springfield hospitals. Compared to last month on...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: July 6, 2021

Health Department reports 17 new COVID-19 deaths

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to report the deaths of 17 Greene County residents from COVID-19 for the June 21-July 4 reporting period.  All 17 fatalities occurred in June. Those who died range in age from their 40s ...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: July 1, 2021

Public vaccination opportunities: Week of July 5-11

news flash - vaccine update

As the highly contagious and aggressive COVID-19 Delta variant continues to rapidly spread in our community, the Springfield-Greene County Health Department is encouraged that more individuals are seeking vaccine.

In the last week, more than 3,500 Greene C...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: June 29, 2021

Media availability at 2 p.m. today at Springfield Fire Station #5

COVID-19 News

MEDIA ALERT

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department will host a media availability at 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 29, at Springfield Fire Station #5 at 2750 W. Kearney St.

Leaders from the Health Department, Springfield Fire Department and IAFF Local 152 w...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: June 25, 2021

Public vaccination opportunities: Week of June 28-July 4

news flash - vaccine update

The highly contagious COVID-19 Delta variant continues to spread in our community, particularly among younger individuals who are not fully vaccinated. Between June 18-24, more than 750 new cases were reported among Greene County residents and the average...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: June 22, 2021

Unvaccinated individuals at higher risk of contracting dangerous COVID-19 Delta variant

COVID-19 News

The highly contagious COVID-19 Delta variant continues to take a toll on our community, especially among younger adults who are not fully vaccinated.

Cases of the Delta variant have skyrocketed in the past three weeks and have accounted for 93% of cases te...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: June 21, 2021

Media availability at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Mother's Brewing Company

COVID-19 News

MEDIA ALERT

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department will host a media availability at 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 22, at Mother’s Brewing Company at 215 S. Grant Ave.

Leaders from the Health Department and Jordan Valley Community Health Center will discuss...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: June 21, 2021

SGCHD's Westside Clinic to offer weekly vaccination opportunities

news flash - vaccine update

As part of our ongoing commitment to make vaccine accessible to every part of our community, the Springfield-Greene County Health Department’s Westside Clinic at 660 S. Scenic will offer COVID-19 vaccination opportunities every Wednesday from 10...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: June 18, 2021

Public vaccination opportunities: Week of June 21-27

news flash - vaccine update

Many opportunities are available this week to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. Due to increased disease spread in our community, individuals who have not yet been vaccinated are urged to get vaccinated as soon as possible.

As of Friday, June 18, the seven-day r...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: June 16, 2021

SGCHD launches new interactive map of COVID-19 vaccine opportunities

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To help individuals in our community find a COVID-19 vaccine near them, the Springfield-Greene County Health Department has launched an interactive map of vaccination locations. 

The map allows individuals to input their home or work address to lo...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: June 14, 2021

Media Advisory: Springfield health leaders celebrate success during first year of Rapid Access

Burrell Behavioral Health Rapid Access Unit

When: June 17, 2021 – 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

Where: Behavioral Crisis Center – 800 S. Park, Springfield, MO

Burrell Behavioral Health, the Health Living Alliance and the Springfield-Greene County Health Department will host an anniversar...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: June 11, 2021

Public vaccination opportunities: Week of June 14-20

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department and community partners urge everyone 12 years and older to get vaccinated against COVID-19. The recent increase in disease spread has demonstrated the need for unvaccinated individuals to get vaccinated as s...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Health Department urges vaccination as case counts significantly rise

COVID-19 News

As COVID-19 disease spread and hospitalizations rise in our community, the Springfield-Greene County Health Department is urging everyone 12 years and older to seek vaccine as soon as possible.

On Monday, 142 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 were reported t...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: June 7, 2021

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

MEDIA ALERT

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 C...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: June 4, 2021

Public vaccination opportunities: Week of June 7-13

news flash - vaccine update

Due to the recent increase in COVID-19 case numbers among unvaccinated individuals, the Springfield-Greene County Health Department encourages everyone 12 years and older to get vaccinated as soon as possible.

As of Friday, June 4, the seven-day rolling av...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: June 3, 2021

Health Department names new Public Health Information Administrator

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department has named Aaron Schekorra as its next Public Health Information Administrator. Schekorra has been with the Department as a Contract Public Health Information Specialist since August of 2020. He stepped into ...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: June 3, 2021

Local health departments encourage COVID-19 prevention measures for summer camps

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Summer camps play an important role in keeping kids active and healthy, but they can also pose an increased risk for the spread of COVID-19 if proper mitigation strategies are not taken. 

Although most children who contract COVID-19 have mild symp...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: June 1, 2021

Health Department reports rising cases among unvaccinated residents and falling rates of vaccination

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is reporting a 37% increase in cases of COVID-19 over the last 7 days. This includes two consecutive days of 63 new positive cases prior to the holiday weekend. According to data collected in patient intervi...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: June 1, 2021

Public vaccination opportunities: Week of May 31-June 6

news flash - vaccine update

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department encourages everyone 12 years and older to get vaccinated against COVID-19. Below is a list of opportunities for the week of May 31-June 5.

Tuesday, June 1

  • Battlefield City Hall (JVCHC) – 523...
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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: May 27, 2021

Mayor withdraws proclamation of civil emergency as COVID-19 regulations end

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Mayor Ken McClure will withdraw the Sixth Proclamation of Civil Emergency effective at 11:59 p.m. Thursday, May 27 to coincide with the 12:01 a.m. Friday, May 28 effective date for the repeal of the ordinance containing the City’s COV...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: May 27, 2021

Health Department encourages young people to get vaccinated

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is encouraging young people to make receiving the COVID-19 vaccine a priority. Currently, more than 36% of Greene County residents are fully vaccinated, but that rate is o...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: May 24, 2021

Public vaccination opportunities: Week of May 24-30

news flash - vaccine update

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department encourages everyone in our community to protect themselves against COVID-19 by getting vaccinated. New opportunities to get vaccinated are available this week through our community partners. 

While w...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: May 18, 2021

Health Department partners with Park Board to hold vaccination clinics

news flash - vaccine update

The Springfield-Greene County Health Departmenis partnering with the Springfield-Greene County Park Board to hold COVID-19 vaccine clinics at parks and recreation facilities. The Health Department and Park Board worked together to identify loca...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: May 20, 2021

Springfield firefighters to serve as volunteer COVID-19 vaccinators

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

The Springfield Fire Department and IAFF Local 152 are partnering with the Springfield-Greene County Health Department to bring the COVID-19 vaccine to as many Springfield-Greene County residents as possible.

Springfield fire...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: May 20, 2021

Health Dept. reports no new COVID-19 deaths for May 12-18

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is encouraged to report zero new COVID-19 fatalities among Greene County residents for the May 12-18, 2021 reporting period.

This is the fourth time in 43 weeks that the Health Department ha...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: May 18, 2021

Public vaccination opportunities: Week of May 17-23

news flash - vaccine update

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is excited to announce new vaccine opportunities through our community partners for the week of May 17-23.

While walk-ins are always welcome, individuals may save time by registering for clinics in advance at...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: May 17, 2021

Media briefing at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Central Assembly Chapel

MEDIA ALERT 

The City and Springfield-Greene County Health Department will host a joint media briefing with CoxHealth, Mercy and Jordan Valley Community Health Center Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. at Central Assembly of God Chapel, 1301 N. Boonville Ave.,...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: May 13, 2021

ACIP, DHSS authorize Pfizer vaccine for kids 12-15; vaccination opportunities available

news flash - vaccine update

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department and community partners are providing opportunities for individuals 12 and older to get vaccinated against COVID-19.

On Wednesday, the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services authorized the Pfizer-Bi...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: May 12, 2021

Health Dept. reports no new COVID-19 deaths for May 5-11

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is encouraged to report zero new COVID-19 fatalities among Greene County residents for the May 5-11, 2021 reporting period.

This is the third time in 42 weeks that the Health Department has ...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: May 11, 2021

Public vaccination opportunities: Week of May 10-16

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In an ongoing effort to increase access to the COVID-19 vaccines and reach our next milestone of 50% of our population becoming fully vaccinated, the Springfield-Greene County Health Department is excited to announce new vaccine opportunities through our ...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: May 5, 2021

May 5, 2021 -- Health Dept. announces COVID-19 deaths for Apr. 28-May 4

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the death of one Greene County resident from COVID-19. This loss was reported to us between Wednesday, April 28 and Tuesday, May 4.

Our community lost a woman in her 80s.

The individual...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: May 5, 2021

Local health departments encourage community to celebrate graduations safely

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Sports, concerts, prom and graduation... we’re all excited to get back to normal life.  No one wants to miss the big moments due to quarantine or illness. With these milestones on the line, local public health departments are encouraging the enti...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: May 4, 2021

Health Department, Mercy and Springfield Cardinals partner to bring vaccine to Opening Day

news flash - vaccine update

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is excited to partner with Mercy and the Springfield Cardinals to offer COVID-19 vaccinations at Hammons Field for Opening Day on Tuesday, May 4.

The vaccine clinic will be located just inside the main gate. ...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Media briefing at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Public Safety Center

MEDIA ALERT

The City and the Springfield-Greene County Health Department will host a media briefing at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 4, at the Public Safety Center at 330 W. Scott about anticipated City Council action at tonight’s meeting in response to the Cent...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: April 30, 2021

Springfield Fire Department to host family-friendly vaccine event May 7

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

To help the community reach the Finish Strong goal to vaccinate 50% of eligible Greene County residents by Memorial Day, the Springfield Fire Department is offering a Fire Station Fun Day and Vaccine Clinic 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday, May 7...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: April 28, 2021

April 28, 2021 -- Health Dept. announces COVID-19 deaths for April 21-27

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the death of two Greene County residents from COVID-19. These losses were reported to us between Wednesday, April 21 and Tuesday, April 27.

Our community lost:

  • A man i...
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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: April 28, 2021

Area public health departments launch Vaccine Champions initiative to combat vaccine hesitancy

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Local public health departments across the 417 region are partnering to launch a new initiative to empower members of the public to personally engage their family, friends, and peers to get vaccinated against COVID-19. The Vaccine Champions initiative aim...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: April 21, 2021

April 21, 2021 -- Health Dept. reports no new COVID-19 deaths for Apr. 14-20

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is overjoyed to announce zero new COVID-19 fatalities among Greene County residents between April 14-20, 2021.

This is the second time in 39 weeks that the Health Department has reported no new COVID-19 death...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: April 19, 2021

Health Department partners with Missouri National Guard to expand COVID-19 vaccination efforts

news flash - vaccine update

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is excited to announce a new partnership with the Missouri National Guard. Six Adaptive Vaccination Teams (AVTs) have been deployed to Region D to assist in COVID-19 vaccination efforts.  

These team...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: April 16, 2021

Vaccine Navigator upgrades simplify process for scheduling vaccine appointments

news flash - vaccine update

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is excited to announce that individuals may now schedule a COVID-19 vaccine appointment directly through Missouri’s Vaccine Navigator program.

All Missourians 16 years and older can make an appointm...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: April 14, 2021

April 14, 2021 -- Health Dept. announces COVID-19 deaths for Apr. 7-13

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the death of one Greene County resident from COVID-19. This loss was reported to us between Wednesday, April 7 and Tuesday, April 13.

Our community lost a man in his ...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: April 13, 2021

SGCHD pauses use of Johnson & Johnson vaccine; more information to come for local recipients

news flash - vaccine update

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department, following the direction of the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services and the recommendation of the CDC and FDA, has paused the administration of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine out of...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: April 13, 2021

April 13, 2021 -- Virtual media briefing today at 2 p.m.

news-update

MEDIA ALERT

Leaders from the Springfield-Greene County Health Department will hold a virtual media briefing at 2 p.m. today, April 13.  

Katie Towns, Acting Director of Health; Dr. Nancy Yoon, Chief Medical Officer; and Kendra Findley, Health Progr...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: April 12, 2021

April 12, 2021 -- Health Dept. releases COVID-19 Vaccine Toolkit

news flash - vaccine update

As our community continues to see increased access to COVID-19 vaccine, the Springfield-Greene County Health Department hopes that at least 70% of our population will become vaccinated to provide sufficient protection for our community.

Employers and commu...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: April 9, 2021

COVID-19 Mega Vaccine Event fully vaccinates over 6,000; Event sets single day record

news flash - vaccine update

A total of 6,131 individuals were vaccinated Thursday and Friday at the COVID-19 Mega Vaccine Event. On Friday, 4,385 doses were administered, breaking the single day record of 3,999 set in St. Charles County and making it the largest one-dose vaccination...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: April 9, 2021

All Missourians now eligible for COVID-19 vaccine; opportunities available today

news flash - vaccine update

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is excited to announce that all Missourians are now able to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. Today, April 9, the state activated Phase 3 of vaccine distribution extending eligibility to everybody in Miss...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: April 7, 2021

Mega Vaccine Event to take place this Thursday and Friday; walk-ins welcome

news flash - vaccine update

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department, Missouri State University and area partners are excited to provide COVID-19 vaccine to individuals during the Mega Vaccine Event at Hammons Student Center on the Missouri State campus on April 8-9.

The vacci...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: April 7, 2021

April 7, 2021 -- Health Dept. announces COVID-19 deaths for Mar. 31-Apr. 6

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of two Greene County residents from COVID-19. These losses were reported to us between Wednesday, March 31?and Tuesday, April 6.

Our community lost:

  • A man in his 70s
  • A woman i...
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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: April 5, 2021

April 5, 2021 -- Media briefing at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Public Safety Center

news-update

MEDIA ALERT

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department will host a joint media briefing at 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 6, at the Public Safety Center at 330 W. Scott.

Leaders from the Health Department, City of Springfield, Missouri State University and Jord...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: April 5, 2021

April 5, 2021 -- All Missourians 18+ now able to schedule vaccine appointment

news flash - vaccine update

Beginning today, all Missourians ages 18 and up can schedule an appointment for this week’s Mega Vaccine Clinic in Springfield. Phase 3, which extends vaccine opportunities to all Missouri adults, officially opens Friday, but those who have alre...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: April 2, 2021

April 2, 2021 -- COVID-19 variant confirmed in Greene County

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department was notified by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services that a Greene County resident tested positive for the UK variant B.1.1.7 of SARS-CoV-2.&...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: March 31, 2021

March 31, 2021 -- SGCHD launches regional call center to connect individuals with COVID-19 vaccine

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department, in partnership with other public health agencies in the area, is launching a regional call center to connect residents of southwest Missouri with COVID-19 vaccination appointments in their area.

Residents of...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: March 31, 2021

March 31, 2021 -- Health Dept. announces COVID-19 deaths for Mar. 24-30

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of two Greene County residents?from COVID-19.?These losses were reported to us between Wednesday, March 24?and Tuesday, March 30. 

Our community lost:

  • A man in his 7...
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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: March 30, 2021

March 30, 2021 -- Mega vaccination event to be held April 8-9 at Hammons Student Center

news flash - vaccine update

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department, Missouri State University and area partners invite our community to a COVID-19 vaccine mega event at Hammons Student Center on the Missouri State campus on April 8-9, 2021.

Our goal is to vaccinate 10,000 in...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: March 26, 2021

March 26, 2021 -- SGCHD ready to vaccinate newly eligible workers next week

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department will offer COVID-19 vaccines to essential workers in Phase beginning Monday, March 29. Eligible individuals can now schedule appointm...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: March 24, 2021

March 24, 2021 -- Health Dept. reports no new COVID-19 deaths for first time in 35 weeks

COVID-19 News

For the first time in 35 weeks, the Springfield-Greene County Health Department is encouraged to announce zero new COVID-19 deaths among Greene County residents in the past week.

Between the March 17-23 reporting period, no new fatalities were reported to ...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: March 22, 2021

March 22, 2021 -- Day of Remembrance to be held in honor of those lost from COVID-19

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department invites the community to participate in a Day of Remembrance to commemorate the lives of the 422 Greene County residents lost from COVID-19 over the past year.

Community leaders and families of some of those ...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: March 19, 2021

March 19, 2021 -- Phase 2 vaccine to open March 29; scheduling begins next week

news flash - vaccine update

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department and Jordan Valley Community Health Center will begin scheduling vaccine for individuals in Phase 2 of the state’s COVID-19 vaccination plan on Monday, March 22 for appointments during the week of March 29.

Th...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: March 17, 2021

March 17, 2021 -- Health Dept. announces COVID-19 deaths for Mar. 10-16

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the death of one Greene County resident from COVID-19. This loss was reported to us between Wednesday, March 10 and Tuesday, March 16.

Our community lost a man in his 60s.

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: March 12, 2021

SGCHD, Jordan Valley Community Health Center partner to provide new vaccine opportunities

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department and Jordan Valley Community Health Center will offer COVID-19 vaccines to essential workers in Phase 1B – Tier 3 beginning Monday, March 15.  

The Health Department and Jordan Valley Commun...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: March 11, 2021

March 11, 2021 -- Media briefing at 2 p.m. Friday at Public Safety Center

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MEDIA ALERT

Leaders from?Springfield-Greene County Health Department?and Jordan Valley Community Health Center will provide a joint media briefing?at?2 p.m. tomorrow, Friday,?March 12, 2021, in the training room of the Public Safety Cente...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: March 10, 2021

March 10, 2021 -- Health Dept. advises against spring break travel

COVID-19 News

With spring break on the horizon, the Springfield-Greene County Health Department encourages individuals to delay travel and stay close to home to prevent further spread of COVID-19.

Following guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, t...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: March 10, 2021

March 10, 2021 -- SGCHD announces COVID-19 deaths for Mar. 3-9

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of four Greene County residents from COVID-19. These fatalities were reported to us between Wednesday, March 3 and Tuesday, March 9.

Community members lost...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: March 9, 2021

March 9, 2021 -- Springfield City Council considers next steps on Road to Recovery

COVID-19 News

Today—nearly one year since our first COVID-19 case in Greene County—Springfield City Council began discussions of what comes next in the Road to Recovery. 

With case counts trending downward, hospitalizations decreasing and va...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: March 9, 2021

MEDIA ALERT: Health Department to present step-out options to City Council

Media Alert: March 9, 2021 

Springfield-Greene County Health Department Interim Director Katie Towns will present a proposal at City Council lunch workshop at 11 a.m. at Historic City Hall for next steps in the City’s road to recovery from the pan...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: March 3, 2021

March 3, 2021 -- SGCHD announces COVID-19 deaths for Feb. 24-Mar. 2

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of three Greene County residents from COVID-19. These fatalities were reported to us between Wednesday, February 24 and Tuesday, March 2.

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: February 26, 2021

February 26, 2021--Governor plans to open Phase 1B Tier 3 on March 15 as vaccine supply allows

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Yesterday, Governor Mike Parson announced the tentative opening of the next tier in the state’s vaccine distribution plan for Monday, March 15. 

Although this date is expected to be when the tier opens, vaccine supply continues to be lim...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: February 25, 2021

February 25, 2021 -- Media briefing at 10 a.m. Friday at mass vaccination clinic

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MEDIA ALERT

Springfield-Greene County Health Department Director Clay Goddard will hold his final media briefing at 10 a.m. tomorrow, Friday, February 26, 2021, at Jordan Valley Community Health Center’s vaccination clinic at Grand and Kansas Expressway (t...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: February 24, 2021

February 24, 2021 -- SGCHD announces COVID-19 deaths for Feb. 17-23

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of 10 Greene County residents from COVID-19. These fatalities were reported to us between Wednesday, February 17 and Tuesday, February 23.

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: February 17, 2021

February 17, 2021 -- SGCHD announces COVID-19 deaths for Feb. 10-16; death toll surpasses 400

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of five Greene County residents from COVID-19. These fatalities were reported to us between Wednesday, February 10 and Tuesday, February 16.

Community memb...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: February 12, 2021

February 12, 2021 -- Make your voice heard by taking our COVID-19 vaccine survey

Make your voice heard!

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department reminds individuals in our community to make your voice heard by participating in our regional COVID-19 vaccine survey. The survey will remain open until Friday, February 19. 

We encourage e...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: February 11, 2021

February 11, 2021 -- Quarantine not required for at least 90 days following full vaccination

news flash - vaccine update

Fully vaccinated individuals who are in close contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19 will no longer be required to quarantine for at least 90 days following their second dos...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: February 10, 2021

February 10, 2021 -- SGCHD announces COVID-19 deaths for Feb. 3-9

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of four Greene County residents from COVID-19. These fatalities were reported to us between Wednesday, February 3 and Tuesday, February 9.

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: February 3, 2021

February 3, 2021 -- Health Department issues Finish Strong Challenge

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is challenging our community to move forward together as progress is made to provide COVID-19 vaccines to eligible individuals.

During a news briefing this afternoon, the Health Department announced its Finis...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: February 3, 2021

February 3, 2021 -- SGCHD announces COVID-19 deaths for Jan. 27-Feb. 2

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of 14 Greene County residents from COVID-19. These fatalities were reported to us between Wednesday, January 27 and Tuesday, February 2.

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: February 2, 2021

February 2, 2021 -- Clarification on state's mass vaccination event on Friday

news flash - vaccine update

MEDIA ALERT

Today, Governor Mike Parson announced site locations for week two of the COVID-19 mass vaccination events in partnership with the Missouri National Guard, Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS), and local health care systems. Site loca...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: February 2, 2021

February 2, 2021 -- Media briefing at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Public Safety Center

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MEDIA ALERT

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department will host a joint media briefing with local healthcare partners at 1 p.m. tomorrow, Wednesday, February 3, 2021, in the training room of the Public Safety Center at 330 W. Scott.

Leaders f...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: February 2, 2021

February 2, 2021 -- SGCHD encourages community to be COVID aware on Super Bowl Sunday

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Although we are encouraged that COVID-19 case numbers have been improving and vaccination efforts continue, the Springfield-Greene County Health Department encourages everyone to play safely on Super Bowl Sunday to limit the risk of exposure.

Because many ...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: January 29, 2021

January 29, 2021 -- SGCHD launches regional COVID-19 vaccine survey

news flash - vaccine update

As vaccine distribution efforts continue for certain populations, the Springfield-Greene County Health Department has launched a regional survey to gauge the public’s interest in receiving the COVID-19 vaccine and better understand questions ind...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: January 27, 2021

January 27, 2021 -- SGCHD announces COVID-19 deaths for Jan. 20-26

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of 17 Greene County residents from COVID-19. These fatalities were reported to us between Wednesday, January 20 and Tuesday, January 26.

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: January 27, 2021

January 27, 2021 -- Media briefing at 3:30 p.m. today at Public Safety Center

news-update

MEDIA ALERT

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department will hold a media briefing at 3:30 p.m. today, Wednesday,?January 27, 2021, in the training room of the Public Safety Center at 330 W. Scott.??? 

The briefing will discuss the importance o...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: January 22, 2021

January 22, 2021 -- COVID-19 vaccination efforts continue

news flash - vaccine update

As vaccination distribution efforts continue in our community and across Missouri, the Springfield-Greene County Health Department is encouraged by the ongoing community efforts to vaccinate eligible individuals against COVID-19.

Although vaccine is extrem...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: January 20, 2021

January 20, 2021 -- SGCHD announces COVID-19 deaths for Jan. 13-19

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of?37 Greene County residents?from COVID-19.?These fatalities were reported to us between Wednesday, January 13?and Tuesday, January 19. 

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: January 14, 2021

Jan. 14, 2021 - Vaccine not yet available for high risk groups; individuals encouraged to plan ahead

COVID-19 News

As our community awaits vaccine from the state for those considered high risk, Springfield-area healthcare partners are encouraging people to sign up for updates and start planning ahead.

The governor’s office has approved vaccinations for certai...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: January 13, 2021

January 13, 2021 -- SGCHD announces COVID-19 deaths for Jan. 6-12

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of 18 Greene County residents from COVID-19. These fatalities were reported to us between Wednesday, January 6 and Tuesday, January 12.

Community members l...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: January 13, 2021

January 13, 2021 -- Goddard announces retirement to take role with Missouri Foundation for Health

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After 25 years with the Springfield-Greene County Health Department, Director of Health Clay Goddard is announcing his intention to retire at the end of February.

He has taken the position of Senior Director of Public Health Transformation at Missouri Foun...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: January 6, 2021

January 6, 2021 -- SGCHD announces COVID-19 deaths for Dec. 30-Jan.5; death toll surpasses 300

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of 12 Greene County residents from COVID-19. These fatalities were reported to us between Wednesday, December 30 and Tuesday, January 5....

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: January 5, 2021

January 5, 2021 -- Community encouraged to resolve to Finish Strong in 2021

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As the new year brings us new hope in the fight against COVID-19, the Springfield-Greene County Health Department encourages everyone in our community to make a New Year’s resolution to Finish Strong. 

By making a resolution to ...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: December 30, 2020

December 30, 2020 -- Health Dept. announces COVID-19 deaths for Dec. 23-29

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of 15 Greene County residents from COVID-19. These fatalities were reported to us between Wednesday, December 23 and Tuesday, December 2...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: December 30, 2020

SGCHD and Jordan Valley Community Health Center to begin COVID-19 vaccination for healthcare workers

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department and Jordan Valley Community Health Center will offer COVID-19 vaccines on Thursday, December 31 to those who work in healthcare, but are not affiliated with a healthcare system or long-term care fac...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: December 23, 2020

December 23, 2020 -- Health Dept. announces COVID-19 deaths for Dec. 16-22

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of 22 Greene County residents from COVID-19. These fatalities were reported to us between Wednesday, December 16 and Tuesday, December 22.

Our community lo...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: December 22, 2020

December 22, 2020 -- SGCHD urges community to avoid risky holiday activities

Celebrate Safely Holidays

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department encourages our community to consider how holiday plans can be modified to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and keep your friends and family healthy...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: December 16, 2020

December 16, 2020 -- Health Dept. announces COVID-19 deaths for Dec. 9-15

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce that 13 COVID-19 deaths among Greene County residents were reported to us between Wednesday, December 9 and Tuesday, December 15.

Our community lost:

  • A man in his 60s
  • A woman in...
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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: December 15, 2020

December 15, 2020 -- SGCHD urges families to celebrate safely during winter holidays

Celebrate Safely Holidays

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department has released updated holiday guidance aimed at helping families navigate winter holiday traditions in the midst of COVID-19.

As COVID-19 cases continue to increase rapidly across the U.S., our guidance&md...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: December 14, 2020

Dec. 14, 2020 -- Media briefing at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Public Safety Center

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MEDIA ALERT

Leaders from the City of Springfield and Springfield-Greene County Health Department will provide a media briefing at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 15 in the training room of the Public Safety Center at 330 W. Scott.  

The briefing will go over...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: December 10, 2020

December 10, 2020 -- Healthcare partners urge community to take Finish Strong pledge

COVID-19 News

As our community enters this final stage of our response to COVID-19, local healthcare partners urge everyone to Finish Strong by staying vigilant and pledging to get the COVID-19 vaccine when it becomes available.

You can take the Finish Strong pledge by ...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: December 9, 2020

December 9, 2020 - Media briefing at 3:30 p.m. Thursday at Public Safety Center

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MEDIA ALERT

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department will host a joint media briefing with CoxHealth and Mercy Springfield at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, December 10, 2020, in the training room of the Public Safety Center at 330 W. Scott.  &...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: December 8, 2020

December 8, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is heartbroken to announce the deaths of eight community members from COVID-19.    

Our community lost:             &a...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: December 7, 2020

December 7, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is heartbroken to announce the deaths of 19 community members from COVID-19.  

Our community lost:               &...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: December 4, 2020

December 4, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is?heartbroken?to announce the deaths of?four?community members?from COVID-19.

Our community lost:??????????????

  • A woman in her 60s 
  • A man in his 60s 
  • A man in his 60s 
  • A woman in her 9...
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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: December 3, 2020

December 3, 2020 -- SGCHD urges community to stop the spread as COVID-19 death toll surpasses 200

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is heartbroken to announce the deaths of 17 community members from COVID-19. Tragically, our community’s death toll from this virus has&nbs...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: December 2, 2020

December 2, 2020 - Health Department adjusts quarantine timeframes following CDC update

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Following an update to guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Springfield-Greene County Health Department has updated its protocol to shorten quarantine timeframes.

For those not experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, there are two p...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: December 2, 2020

December 2, 2020 - Media briefing at 3 p.m. today at Public Safety Center

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MEDIA ALERT

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department will hold a media briefing at 3 p.m. today, Wednesday, December 2, 2020, in the training room of the Public Safety Center at 330 W. Scott.?

The briefing will pro...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: December 2, 2020

December 2, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of three Greene County residents from COVID-19.

Our community lost:

  • A man in his 60s 
  • A woman in her 60s
  • A woman in her 90s

The Health Department extends our condolence...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: December 1, 2020

December 1, 2020 -- State to host community COVID-19 testing event in Springfield

Free COVID-19 testing: Register at health.mo.gov/communitytest or 1-877-435-8411

As part of the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Service’s community COVID-19 testing events throughout the state, a free testing event will take place at the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds at 3001 N. Grant Ave. on Thursday, December 3 from 9 a...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: November 27, 2020

November 27, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of five Greene County residents from COVID-19.

Our community lost:

  • A man in his 50s 
  • A man in his 70s
  • A woman in her 70s 
  • A woman in her 80s
  • A...
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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: November 25, 2020

November 25, 2020 -- Health Dept. encourages the community to shop safely

shop safely

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department has released guidance for the holiday season to help families shop safely and reduce their risk of contracting or spreading COVID-19.

You can find recommendations on how to Shop Safely at health.springfieldmo...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: November 24, 2020

November 24, 2020 -- SGCHD reminds athletes to play safely as winter sports and activities gear up

Play Safely

The Springfield-Greene County Health department has released guidance with tips to help reduce the spread of COVID-19 during athletic events and organized activities. 

The guidance at?health.springfieldmo.gov/playsafely?provides valuable informati...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: November 24, 2020

November 24, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of three Greene County residents?from COVID-19.?

Our community lost:

  • A man in his 60s
  • A woman in her 70s
  • A woman in her 70s

The Health Department extends our c...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: November 23, 2020

November 23, 2020 -- SGCHD to allow strict modified quarantine exclusively in educational setting

COVID-19 News

In light of growing evidence that suggests the low risk of COVID-19 transmission among children, as well as guidance from state authorities, the Springfield-Greene County Health Department will allow strict modified quarantine procedures in K-12 schools u...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: November 20, 2020

November 20, 2020 - Media briefing at 2 p.m. today at Public Safety Center

MEDIA ALERT

Leaders from the City of Springfield, Greene County, Springfield-Greene County Health Department, CoxHealth, Mercy Springfield and the Missouri Foundation for Health will provide a media briefing at 2 p.m. today, Friday, Nov. 20, 2020, in the t...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: November 19, 2020

November 19, 2020 -- Community leaders urge safe Thanksgiving celebrations

COVID-19 News

As the toll of COVID-19 continues to loom over our community, our health care system, our state and our nation, community leaders urge everyone to take steps to protect against the virus this Thanksgiving.

The City of Springfield, Greene County and the Spr...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: November 18, 2020

November 18, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is heartbroken to announce the deaths of nine Greene County residents from COVID-19.

Our community lost:

  • A woman in her 50s
  • A man in his 60s
  • A woman in her 70s
  • A woman in her 70s
  • A man in his 70s
  • A man in his 70s
  • A ...
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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: November 17, 2020

November 17, 2020 -- Media briefing at 3 p.m. Wednesday at Public Safety Center

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department, the City of Springfield and Greene County will host a media briefing at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, November 18, 2020, in the training room of the Public Safety Center at 330 W. Scott.

The briefing will provide a C...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: November 17, 2020

November 17, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 death

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the death?of?one Greene County resident?from COVID-19.??????? 

Our community lost:??????? 

  • A?man in his 80s 

The Health Department extends our condolences to e...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: November 16, 2020

November 16, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of two Greene County residents from COVID-19.

Our community lost:

  • A man in his 80s
  • A man in his 80s

The Health Department extends our condolences to everyone ...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: November 12, 2020

November 12, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of three Greene County residents from COVID-19.

Our community lost:

  • A man in his 50s
  • A man in his 80s
  • A man in his 80s

The Health Department extends our condolences to everyone ...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: November 10, 2020

November 10, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 death

COVID-19 News

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

Our community lost:

  • A woman in her 80s

The Health Department extends our condolences to everyone impacte...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: November 9, 2020

November 9, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 death

COVID-19 News

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

Our community lost:

  • A man in his 80s

The Health Department extends our condolences to everyone impacted by this loss.

Eighteen death...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: November 9, 2020

November 9, 2020 -- Movember reminds men to focus on their health

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Like so many other things in 2020, Movember will probably look a little different this year—but men taking time to better their health is now more important than ever.

Each year the Springfield-Greene County Health Department en...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: November 6, 2020

November 6, 2020 -- Health Department encourages ways to celebrate safely this Thanksgiving

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department has released guidance aimed at helping families navigate the unique challenges of planning for Thanksgiving traditions in the time of COVID-19.

The guidance at health.springfieldmo.gov/celebratesafely provid...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: November 5, 2020

November 5, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of five Greene County residents from COVID-19.

Our community lost:

  • A man in his 70s
  • A man in his 70s
  • A woman in her 70s
  • A man in his 80s
  • A man in his 80s

The Health Department ext...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: November 4, 2020

November 4, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of five Greene County residents from COVID-19.

Our community lost:

  • A man in his 60s
  • A woman in her 60s
  • A man in his 70s
  • A man in his 70s
  • A man in his 80s

The Health Department ext...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: November 3, 2020

November 3, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of five Greene County residents from COVID-19. 

Our community lost:

  • A man in his 40s
  • A man in his 50s
  • A woman in her 70s
  • A man in his 80s
  • A man in his 80s

The Health Depa...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: November 2, 2020

November 2, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of two Greene County residents from COVID-19.

Our community lost: 

  • A man in his 70s
  • A woman in her 90s

The Health Department extends our condolences to everyone impact...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: October 30, 2020

October 30, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of?six?Greene County residents from COVID-19.

Our community lost:

  • A woman in her 50s
  • A man in his 60s
  • A woman in her 70s
  • A man in his 70s
  • A man in his 80s
  • A man in his 90s

The Heal...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: October 29, 2020

October 29, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of five Greene County residents from COVID-19.

Our community lost:

  • A man in his 50s
  • A woman in her 60s
  • A man in his 60s
  • A woman in her 70s
  • A woman in her 70s

The Health Department...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: October 28, 2020

Oct. 28, 2020 - Health Dept encourages use of the color purple to show support for a safer Halloween

COVID-19 News

Although celebrating holidays has looked much different this year, it does not mean that we cannot have a fang-tastic Halloween. The community is encouraged to celebrate safely to reduce the risk of exposure to COVID-19.

Celebrating safely includes contact...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: October 28, 2020

October 28, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of two Greene County residents from COVID-19.

Our community lost:

  • A man in his 80s
  • A woman in her 100s whose only risk factor was her age

The Health Department extends our cond...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: October 27, 2020

October 27, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of two Greene County residents from COVID-19.

Our community lost: 

  • A man in his 70s
  • A man in his 80s

The Health Department extends our condolences to everyone...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: October 26, 2020

October 26, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of two Greene County residents from COVID-19.

Our community lost:

  • A woman in her 60s
  • A woman in her 80s

The Health Department extends our condolences to everyone impacted by th...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: October 23, 2020

October 23, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of six Greene County residents from COVID-19.

Our community lost:

  • A man in his 60s
  • A man in his 80s
  • A woman in her 80s
  • A woman in her 80s
  • A woman in her 80s
  • A woman in her 90s

The ...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: October 22, 2020

October 22, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 death

COVID-19 News

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

Our community lost a woman in her 70s.

The Health Department extends our condolences to everyone impacted by this loss.

Fifty-four ...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: October 21, 2020

October 21, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of two Greene County residents from COVID-19.

Our community lost:

  • A man in his 80s
  • A woman in her 90s

The Health Department extends our condolences to everyone impacted by thes...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: October 20, 2020

October 20, 2020 -- Health Department unveils COVID-19 memorial page

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department has created a COVID-19 Living Memorial to remember those lost from COVID-19 and support those left behind.

The memorial can be accessed at health.springfieldmo.gov/COVIDmemorial

“Grief and loss are never easy,...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: October 20, 2020

October 20, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of four Greene County residents from COVID-19.

Our community lost: 

  • A woman in her 60s
  • A man in his 70s
  • A woman in her 80s
  • A woman in her 90s

The Healt...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: October 20, 2020

October 20, 2020 -- Media briefing at 2 p.m. today at Public Safety Center

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department will host a joint media briefing with Lost and Found Grief Center at 2 p.m. today, Tuesday, October 20, 2020, in the Training Room of the Public Safety Center at 330 W. Scott.

We ask that members of the media...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: October 19, 2020

October 19, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of three Greene County residents from COVID-19.

Our community lost:

  • A man in his 50s who had no underlying health conditions,
  • A woman in her 40s and...
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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: October 15, 2020

October 15, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of five Greene County residents from COVID-19.

Our community lost:

  • A woman in her 80s
  • A woman in her 90s
  • A woman in her 90s
  • A woman in her 90s
  • A man in his 90s

The Health Departme...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: October 14, 2020

October 14, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 death

COVID-19 News

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

Our community lost a man in his 70s.

The Health Department extends our condolences to everyone impacted by this loss.

Thirty-nine d...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: October 13, 2020

October 13, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of two Greene County residents from COVID-19.

Our community lost:

  • A man in his 60s
  • A woman in her 70s

The Health Department extends our condolences to everyone impacted by thes...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: October 12, 2020

October 12, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 death

COVID-19 News

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

Our community lost a man in his 60s.

The Health Department extends our condolences to everyone impacted by this loss.

Thirty-six de...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: October 7, 2020

October 7, 2020 -- Media briefing at 1 p.m. Thursday at Public Safety Center

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department will host a joint media briefing with Burrell Behavioral Health at 1 p.m. on Thursday, October 8, 2020, in the Training Room of the Public Safety Center at 330 W. Scott.

We ask that members of the media—one p...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: October 7, 2020

October 7, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of 11 Greene County residents from COVID-19.

Our community lost:

  • A man in his 60s
  • A woman in her 70s
  • A woman in her 70s
  • A woman in her 70s
  • A man in his 80s
  • A man in his 80s
  • A man i...
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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: October 6, 2020

October 6, 2020 -- SGCHD announces COVID-19 deaths; total death count surpasses 100

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of 12 Greene County residents from COVID-19.

Our community lost:

  • A man in his 70s
  • A man in his 80s
  • A man in his 80s
  • A man in his 80s
  • A man in his 80s
  • A woman in her 80s
  • A woman in ...
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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: October 5, 2020

October 5, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of two Greene County residents from COVID-19.

Our community lost:

  • A woman in her 80s
  • A man in his 90s

The Health Department extends our condolences to everyone impacted by thes...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: October 5, 2020

October 5, 2020 -- Media briefing at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Public Safety Center

MEDIA ALERT

The City of Springfield and the Springfield-Greene County Health Department will host a media briefing at 10 a.m. Tuesday in the Training Room of the Public Safety Center, 330 W. Scott.

We ask that members of the media – one per outlet – arrive ...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: October 2, 2020

October 2, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of six Greene County residents from COVID-19.

Our community lost:

  • A man in his 60s
  • A woman in her 70s
  • A man in his 70s
  • A man in his 70s
  • A man in his 70s
  • A man in his 90s

The Health...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: October 1, 2020

October 1, 2020 -- SGCHD announces COVID-19 deaths, record-tying number of new daily cases

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of four Greene County residents from COVID-19.

Our community lost:

  • A man in his 90s
  • A woman in her 80s
  • A woman in her 80s
  • A woman in her 80s  

The Health Department exte...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: September 30, 2020

September 30, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 death

COVID-19 News

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

Our community lost a man in his 50s. 

The Health Department extends our condolences to everyone impacted by this loss.&...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: September 30, 2020

September 30, 2020 -- State to host community COVID-19 testing event in Springfield

COVID-19 News

As part of the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Service’s community COVID-19 testing events throughout the state, a free testing event will take place in Springfield at Second Baptist Church at 3111 Battlefield Rd. on Friday, October 2 f...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: September 29, 2020

September 29, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of three Greene County residents from COVID-19.

Our community lost a man in his 80s and two women in their 80s. Two of these individuals were associated with long-t...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: September 28, 2020

September 28, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of three Greene County residents from COVID-19.

Our community lost a man in his 60s, a man in his 70s and a man in his 90s. All were associated with long-term care and had u...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: September 25, 2020

September 28, 2020 -- Media briefing at 3 p.m. today at Public Safety Center

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department will host a joint media briefing with Springfield Public Schools at 3 p.m.?today, Monday, September 28,?in the Training Room of the Public Safety Center at 330 W. Scott.

We ask that members of the media—one p...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: September 25, 2020

September 25, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of three Greene County residents from COVID-19.

Our community lost a man in his 50s who was not associated with long-term care, a man in his 70s who was not associated with...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: September 24, 2020

September 24, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of eight Greene County residents from COVID-19.

Our community lost:

  • A woman in her 70s (not associated with long-term care, had no underlying health conditions aside from her...
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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: September 22, 2020

September 23, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of two Greene County residents from COVID-19.

Our community lost a man in his 60s and a man in his 80s. Both had underlying health conditions and were not associated with lo...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: September 22, 2020

September 23, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 Halloween Guidance

COVID-19 News

Like a lot of things in 2020, Halloween is going to look a little different this year. But that doesn’t mean the holiday can’t be both safe and fun.

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department has released guidance for Halloween to ...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: September 22, 2020

September 22, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of two Greene County residents from COVID-19.

Our community lost a woman in her 70s and a woman in her 90s. Both were associated with long-term care and had underlying healt...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: September 21, 2020

September 21, 2020 -- Health Department announces online dashboard update

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department has updated its interactive online dashboard to give the public access to more valuable data in our community and region as we collectively fight COVID-19.

The updated dashboard can be located at: health.spri...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: September 21, 2020

September 21, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of five Greene County residents from COVID-19.

Our community lost a woman in her 70s who was associated with long-term care, a man in his 80s who was associated with long-te...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: September 20, 2020

Health Department announces COVID-19 death

COVID-19 News

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

Our community lost a woman in her 60s with underlying health conditions who was associated with long-term care.

The Health Departmen...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: September 17, 2020

September 17, 2020 -- Health Department launches COVID-19 educational toolkit for parents, students

COVID-19 News

To help families navigate a new set of challenges brought on by the pandemic this school year, the Springfield-Greene County Health Department has launched a new online educational toolkit for parents and students.

The toolkit provides valuable information...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: September 17, 2020

September 17, 2020 -- Health Department announces potential high-risk community exposures

Public Exposure Notice

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential high-risk community exposures from at least four COVID-19 positive individuals.

The individuals worked at Showtime Joe’s at 2209 W. Sunshine St. over the course ...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: September 16, 2020

September 16, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of three Greene County residents from COVID-19.

Our community lost a man in his 40s who was associated with long-term care; a woman in her 70s who was associated with long-t...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: September 15, 2020

September 15, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of two Greene County residents from COVID-19.

Our community lost a man in his 70s and a man in his 80s. Both had underlying health conditions and neither was associated with...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: September 12, 2020

Health Department announces COVID-19 death

COVID-19 News

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

Our community lost a man in his 70s with underlying health conditions. He was not associated with long-term care.

The Health Departm...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: September 10, 2020

September 10, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of four Greene County residents from COVID-19.

Our community lost a woman in her 90s who was associated with long-term care; a woman in her 70s; a man in his 60s; and a man ...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: September 9, 2020

September 9, 2020 -- Health Department launches COVID-19 Toolkit for Businesses & Workplaces

COVID-19 News

To help employers stop the spread of COVID-19 and minimize disruptions to their businesses as a result of the pandemic, the Springfield-Greene County Health Department has released the COVID-19 Toolkit for Businesses & Workplaces.

This toolkit will hel...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: September 8, 2020

September 8, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the deaths of two Greene County residents from COVID-19. One individual was associated with long-term care.

Our community lost two men in their 90s with underlying health conditions.

Th...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: September 5, 2020

September 5, 2020-Health Department announces COVID-19 death

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the death of a Greene County resident from COVID-19. The individual was associated with long-term care.

Our community lost a man in his 70s with underlying health conditions.

The Health...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: September 3, 2020

September 3, 2020 - Health Department announces COVID-19 death

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is saddened to announce the death of a Greene County resident from COVID-19. The individual was associated with long-term care.

Our community lost a woman in her 90s with underlying health conditions. &nb...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: September 1, 2020

September 1, 2020 -- Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is heartbroken to announce the deaths of five Greene County residents from COVID-19. Four of those individuals were associated with long-term care.  

Our community lost a woman in her 60s; a woman in...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: August 28, 2020

August 28, 2020 - Health Department announces COVID-19 death

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is heartbroken to announce the death of a Greene County resident from COVID-19. This individual was associated with long-term care.

Our community lost a man in his 80s with underlying medical conditions.

The H...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: August 27, 2020

August 27, 2020 - Health Department announces COVID-19 death

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is heartbroken to announce the death of a Greene County resident from COVID-19. This individual was associated with long-term care.

Our community lost a man in his 80s with underlying medical conditions.

The H...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: August 26, 2020

Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is heartbroken to announce the deaths of three Greene County residents from COVID-19. These individuals were associated with long-term care.

Our community lost two women in their 80s and a man in his 90s. All...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: August 25, 2020

August 25, 2020 - Health Department announces COVID-19 death

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is heartbroken to announce the death of a Greene County resident from COVID-19. This individual was associated with long-term care.

Our community lost a man in his 70s with underlying health conditions.

The He...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: August 24, 2020

August 24, 2020 - Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is heartbroken to announce the deaths of two Greene County residents from COVID-19. Both were associated with long-term care.

Our community lost a man in his 80s and a woman in her 60s. Both had underlying he...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: August 19, 2020

August 19, 2020 - Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is heartbroken to announce the deaths of five Greene County residents from COVID-19. All were associated with long-term care.

Our community lost a man in his 70s; two men in their 80s; a woman in her 70s; and...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: August 15, 2020

August 15, 2020 - Health Department announces COVID-19 death

COVID-19 News

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

Our community lost a man in his 70s who had underlying health conditions.

The Health Department extends our condolences to loved ...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: August 13, 2020

August 13, 2020 - SGCHD provides COVID-19 update; reminds community of the seriousness of the virus

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department and City of Springfield held a media briefing today to provide an update on COVID-19 and remind the community of the seriousness of the disease.

COVID-19 updateOn Wednesday, the Health Department received 82 ...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: August 13, 2020

REMINDER: Media briefing at 10 a.m. at Public Safety Center

MEDIA ALERT

The City of Springfield and the Springfield-Greene County Health Department will host a media briefing at 10 a.m. Thursday in the Training Room of the Public Safety Center, 330 W. Scott.

We ask that members of the media—one per outlet&...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: August 12, 2020

August 12, 2020 - Health Department announces 95 new COVID-19 cases

COVID-19 number update Final

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department received 95 new cases of COVID-19 in Greene County residents on Tuesday, a new one-day record.

These cases are currently under investigation, so the circumstances surrounding each case are currently unknown. ...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: August 10, 2020

Aug. 10, 2020 - Health Department announces COVID-19 deaths

COVID-19 News

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is heartbroken to announce the deaths of two Greene County residents from COVID-19.

Our community lost a woman in her 90s who had underlying health conditions and a man in his 50s who had underlying health co...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: August 7, 2020

Aug. 7, 2020 - Health Department announces COVID-19 death

COVID-19 News

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

Our community’s fourteenth death is a woman in her 80s who was immunocompromised.

The Health Department extends our con...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: August 6, 2020

Aug. 6, 2020 - Health Department announces COVID-19 death

COVID-19 News

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

Our community’s thirteenth death is a woman in her 80s who was immunocompromised.

The Health Department extends our con...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: August 4, 2020

Aug. 4, 2020 - Springfield-Greene County Health Department Updates COVID-19 Data Dashboard

news-update

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department has updated its online dashboard to give the public access to more data around COVID-19 in our community and region. 

Many features remain the same, including the public health, hospital and testing ...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: August 4, 2020

Aug. 4, 2020 - Health Department announces COVID-19 death

COVID-19 News

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

Our community’s twelfth death is a man in his 80s with underlying health conditions.

The Health Department extends our ...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: July 2, 2020

Phase 3 of City’s Road to Recovery Plan to continue through July 15

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

Mayor Ken McClure and Springfield-Greene County Health Department Director Clay Goddard announced today that the City of Springfield will continue with the Phase 3 Road to Recovery guidance that was announced in early June. ...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: June 12, 2020

Phase 3 of City’s Road to Recovery Plan effective Monday

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

Mayor Ken McClure, City Manager Jason Gage and Springfield-Greene County Health Department Director Clay Goddard announced a new City order today lessening restrictions of business and community activities. The order is effe...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: May 20, 2020

Phase 2 of “Road to Recovery Plan” effective Saturday

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Mayor Ken McClure and Springfield-Greene County Health Department Director Clay Goddard announced a new order today lessening restrictions of business and community activities. The order is effective May 23-June 22, however, it will b...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: May 19, 2020

Media Briefing at 2 p.m. at Public Safety Center

MEDIA ALERT

The City of Springfield and the Springfield-Greene County Health Department will host an in-person media briefing 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...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: April 21, 2020

Apr. 21, 2020 - Springfield and Greene County extend Stay-At-Home Orders until May 4

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Springfield Mayor Ken McClure and the Greene County Commission have extended separate, but similar Stay at Home Orders until 11:59 p.m., May 3, 2020. The current orders, which were put in place to help stop the spread of the novel cor...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: April 6, 2020

Apr. 6, 2020 - City of Springfield and Greene County issue amended “Stay-At-Home” Orders

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Springfield Mayor Ken McClure and the Greene County Commission issued stricter amended “Stay-At-Home” orders Monday, April 6, following an announcement by Gov. Mike Parson the previous Friday. View the City&rsq...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: April 3, 2020

Apr. 3, 2020 - Greene County and City leaders support additional efforts to control COVID-19

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

In today’s press briefing, Governor Mike Parson highlighted the state’s ongoing efforts to respond to the COVID-19 crisis in Missouri. During that briefing he called for a statewide Stay at Home Missouri Order. The...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: April 3, 2020

Apr. 3, 2020 - Health Department announces COVID-19 death; potential COVID-19 exposures

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is heartbroken to announce the death of a Greene County resident from COVID-19. The seventh death is a man in his 60s who was immunocompromised. The Health Department extends our condole...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: March 31, 2020

Mar. 31, 2020 - Health Department announces two COVID-19 deaths

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is heartbroken to announce the death of two Greene County residents from COVID-19. One loss, a man in his 90s, was a positive case from the Morningside of Springfield East assisted livin...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases