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Posted on: January 27, 2021

City’s auditor releases FY 2020 Compliance Report

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The compliance report for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2020 has been completed by the City’s independent audit firm, RSM. The report is typically released in December in conjunction with the 2020 Comprehensive Ann...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: January 27, 2021

City’s auditor releases FY 2020 Compliance Report

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The compliance report for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2020 has been completed by the City’s independent audit firm, RSM. The report is typically released in December in conjunction with the 2020 Comprehensive Annual Financ...

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Top News
Posted on: January 27, 2021

City’s auditor releases FY 2020 Compliance Report

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The compliance report for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2020 has been completed by the City’s independent audit firm, RSM. The report is typically released in December in conjunction with the 2020 Comprehensive Annual Financ...

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Top News
Posted on: January 27, 2021

January 27, 2021 -- Media briefing at 3:30 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 3:30 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 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 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.

Community members ...

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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.

Community members ...

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

Northbound lane of National Avenue closing between Catalpa Street and Delmar Street Jan. 28-29

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Motorists should expect delays along south National Avenue between Catalpa Street and Delmar Street beginning 7 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 28 through roughly 5 p.m., Friday, Jan. 29 as crews will be closing the outside northbound lane to ma...

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City of Springfield Traffic News Releases
Posted on: January 27, 2021

Northbound lane of National Avenue closing between Catalpa Street and Delmar Street Jan. 28-29

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Motorists should expect delays along south National Avenue between Catalpa Street and Delmar Street beginning 7 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 28 through roughly 5 p.m., Friday, Jan. 29 as crews will be closing the outside northbound lane to ma...

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City of Springfield Traffic News Releases
Posted on: January 26, 2021

City commits additional funding to crisis cold-weather sheltering

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The City of Springfield has committed an additional $95,000 in emergency funding for overnight crisis cold-weather sheltering. An agreement was signed last week with Community Partnership of the Ozarks and the Ozarks Alliance to End H...

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Top News
Posted on: January 26, 2021

City commits additional funding to crisis cold-weather sheltering

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The City of Springfield has committed an additional $95,000 in emergency funding for overnight crisis cold-weather sheltering. An agreement was signed last week with Community Partnership of the Ozarks and the Ozarks Alliance to End H...

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Top News
Posted on: January 26, 2021

Bomb Squad responds to unattended package on South Grant

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The Springfield Fire Department’s Bomb Squad responded to the area of 500 S. Grant at 7:38 p.m. Monday, Jan. 25 in reference to an unattended package in a public area. The item was examined by the Bomb Squad, and no explosiv...

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Springfield Fire Department News Releases
Posted on: January 26, 2021

Bomb Squad responds to unattended package on South Grant

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The Springfield Fire Department’s Bomb Squad responded to the area of 500 S. Grant at 7:38 p.m. Monday, Jan. 25 in reference to an unattended package in a public area. The item was examined by the Bomb Squad, and no explosiv...

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Springfield Fire Department News Releases
Posted on: January 26, 2021

City commits additional funding to crisis cold-weather sheltering

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The City of Springfield has committed an additional $95,000 in emergency funding for overnight crisis cold-weather sheltering. An agreement was signed last week with Community Partnership of the Ozarks and the Ozarks Alliance to End H...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: January 26, 2021

Springfield Fire Department responds to more than 200 calls to perform CPR in 2020

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In 2020, the Springfield Fire Department responded to at least 235 calls that required crews to perform CPR because the patient on the scene was in cardiac arrest. Of those, we were able to regain spontaneous circulation on 51 of the ...

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Springfield Fire Department News Releases
Posted on: January 26, 2021

Springfield Fire Department responds to more than 200 calls to perform CPR in 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

In 2020, the Springfield Fire Department responded to at least 235 calls that required crews to perform CPR because the patient on the scene was in cardiac arrest. Of those, we were able to regain spontaneous circulation on 51 of the ...

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Springfield Fire Department News Releases
Posted on: January 26, 2021

Volunteers needed for local boards and commissions

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

The City of Springfield is currently taking applications for a variety of boards and commissions.

Current openings include: 

Traffic Advisory Board (seven openings)

 Advises the Traffic Engineer, Chief of Poli...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: January 26, 2021

Volunteers needed for local boards and commissions

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

The City of Springfield is currently taking applications for a variety of boards and commissions.

Current openings include: 

Traffic Advisory Board (seven openings)

 Advises the Traffic Engineer, Chief of Poli...

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Top News
Posted on: January 26, 2021

Volunteers needed for local boards and commissions

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

The City of Springfield is currently taking applications for a variety of boards and commissions.

Current openings include: 

Traffic Advisory Board (seven openings)

 Advises the Traffic Engineer, Chief of Poli...

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Top News
Posted on: January 25, 2021

Springfield Police Officers Begin Utilizing Body-Worn Cameras

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Jan. 25, 2021

Springfield Police Officers Begin Utilizing Body-Worn Cameras

 

On Monday, Jan. 25, 2021, the Springfield Police Department began rolling out its new body-worn camera program. The process will continue throughout t...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: January 25, 2021

Springfield Police Officers Begin Utilizing Body-Worn Cameras

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Jan. 25, 2021

Springfield Police Officers Begin Utilizing Body-Worn Cameras

 

On Monday, Jan. 25, 2021, the Springfield Police Department began rolling out its new body-worn camera program. The process will continue throughout t...

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Springfield Police 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 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. 

Community members...

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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. 

Community members...

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

City Council hears results of 2020 community survey

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

At the Jan. 12 City Council Retreat, City Council heard a report on a community survey administered in November 2020 on the topics of crime in the community, race relations and the community, and race relations and policing.

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Posted on: January 19, 2021

City Council hears results of 2020 community survey

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

At the Jan. 12 City Council Retreat, City Council heard a report on a community survey administered in November 2020 on the topics of crime in the community, race relations and the community, and race relations and policing.

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Posted on: January 19, 2021

Join SPD Chief Williams Online for Virtual "Coffee with the Chief"

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Jan. 19, 2021

Join SPD Chief Williams Online for Virtual "Coffee with the Chief"

On Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021, from 8:30 - 9 a.m., Police Chief Paul Williams will host Virtual "Coffee with the Chief" via Facebook Live....

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: January 19, 2021

Join SPD Chief Williams Online for Virtual "Coffee with the Chief"

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Jan. 19, 2021

Join SPD Chief Williams Online for Virtual "Coffee with the Chief"

On Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021, from 8:30 - 9 a.m., Police Chief Paul Williams will host Virtual "Coffee with the Chief" via Facebook Live....

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: January 19, 2021

Media Alert: Tune in to City Council Lunch at noon today for an Update on Grant Avenue Parkway

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

After several months of public engagement, project officials working on the Grant Avenue Parkway roadway and corridor project will provide an update to City Council at noon, Tuesday, Jan. 19. The project will create multi-modal transp...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: January 15, 2021

Mayor's Commission on Human Rights and Community Relations to meet Jan. 20 at 5:30 p.m.

Sign up by 5 p.m. on Tuesday to attend or speak at the meeting

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The Mayor’s Commission on Human Rights and Community Relations will meet for its regularly scheduled meeting Jan. 20 at 5:30 p.m. Citizens wishing to attend or sp...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
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 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 14, 2021

Lone Pine Avenue to close between Seminole Street and Broadmoor Street Jan. 19-21

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Lone Pine Avenue will close to through traffic between Seminole Street and Broadmoor Street beginning 7 a.m., Tuesday, Jan. 19 through roughly 5 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 21 for sewer maintenance and repairs.  

Access will be maint...

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City of Springfield Traffic News Releases
Posted on: January 14, 2021

Lone Pine Avenue to close between Seminole Street and Broadmoor Street Jan. 19-21

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Lone Pine Avenue will close to through traffic between Seminole Street and Broadmoor Street beginning 7 a.m., Tuesday, Jan. 19 through roughly 5 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 21 for sewer maintenance and repairs.  

Access will be maint...

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City of Springfield Traffic News Releases
Posted on: January 13, 2021

CACCD to meet Jan. 26

Sign up by noon on Monday, Jan. 25 to attend

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The Citizens’ Advisory Committee for Community Development (CACCD) will hold a public hearing via videoconferencing technology at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 26 to solicit input on the Ci...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: 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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Posted on: 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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Top News
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 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 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 -- 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

Springfield Police Notify Public of Upcoming DWI Saturation Patrol

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Jan. 13, 2021

Springfield Police Notify Public of Upcoming DWI Saturation Patrol

 

 

The Springfield Police Department’s Traffic Section will conduct a DWI saturation enforcement effort on Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: January 13, 2021

Springfield Police Notify Public of Upcoming DWI Saturation Patrol

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Jan. 13, 2021

Springfield Police Notify Public of Upcoming DWI Saturation Patrol

 

 

The Springfield Police Department’s Traffic Section will conduct a DWI saturation enforcement effort on Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: January 12, 2021

Springfield Fire Department releases 2020 Community Engagement Report

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The Springfield Fire Department went virtual with community engagement in 2020. SFD found new and innovative ways to connect with the community as it became clear that in-person programming would be suspended for an unknown amount of ...

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Springfield Fire Department News Releases
Posted on: January 12, 2021

Springfield Fire Department releases 2020 Community Engagement Report

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The Springfield Fire Department went virtual with community engagement in 2020. SFD found new and innovative ways to connect with the community as it became clear that in-person programming would be suspended for an unknown amount of ...

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Springfield Fire Department News Releases
Posted on: January 11, 2021

Fire Department installs 6 specialty smoke alarms for deaf/hard of hearing thanks to CFO fund

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

The Springfield Fire Department recently completed installation of six specialty smoke detectors for the deaf and hard of hearing thanks to the Lennie Cloud Fund for the Hearing Impaired, a specialty grant fund managed by Co...

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Springfield Fire Department News Releases
Posted on: January 11, 2021

Fire Department installs 6 specialty smoke alarms for deaf/hard of hearing thanks to CFO fund

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

The Springfield Fire Department recently completed installation of six specialty smoke detectors for the deaf and hard of hearing thanks to the Lennie Cloud Fund for the Hearing Impaired, a specialty grant fund managed by Co...

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Springfield Fire Department News Releases
Posted on: January 7, 2021

Mayor renews civil emergency order through Feb. 10

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

As a housekeeping item in order to ensure the city has needed flexibility in the coming weeks, Mayor Ken McClure issued the Sixth Renewal of the Sixth Proclamation of Civil Emergency, effective at 11:59 p.m. Jan. 11 through Feb. 10.

“T...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: January 7, 2021

Mayor renews civil emergency order through Feb. 10

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

As a housekeeping item in order to ensure the city has needed flexibility in the coming weeks, Mayor Ken McClure issued the Sixth Renewal of the Sixth Proclamation of Civil Emergency, effective at 11:59 p.m. Jan. 11 through Feb. 10.

“T...

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Posted on: January 7, 2021

Mayor renews civil emergency order through Feb. 10

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

As a housekeeping item in order to ensure the city has needed flexibility in the coming weeks, Mayor Ken McClure issued the Sixth Renewal of the Sixth Proclamation of Civil Emergency, effective at 11:59 p.m. Jan. 11 through Feb. 10.

“T...

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Posted on: January 7, 2021

Planning & Zoning Commission to meet Jan. 14 at 6:30 p.m.

Sign up by 5 p.m., Tuesday Jan. 12 to attend or speak at meeting

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

The Planning and Zoning Commission will meet for its regularly scheduled meeting Jan. 14 at 6:30 p.m. 

Citizens wishing to attend or speak at the meetin...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: January 6, 2021

Driver compliance study indicates improvement at new flashing beacon crosswalk locations

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Drivers are paying attention, reports initial compliance studies conducted at the City’s three recently-installed flashing beacon crosswalks.    

In early October, Springfield Public Works equipped three nei...

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Learn more about SGF Yields. City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: January 6, 2021

Driver compliance study indicates improvement at new flashing beacon crosswalk locations

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Drivers are paying attention, reports initial compliance studies conducted at the City’s three recently-installed flashing beacon crosswalks.    

In early October, Springfield Public Works equipped three neighborhood ...

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Learn more about SGF Yields. City of Springfield Traffic News Releases
Posted on: January 6, 2021

Driver compliance study indicates improvement at new flashing beacon crosswalk locations

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Drivers are paying attention, reports initial compliance studies conducted at the City’s three recently-installed flashing beacon crosswalks.    

In early October, Springfield Public Works equipped three neighborhood ...

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Learn more about SGF Yields. City of Springfield Traffic 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 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 6, 2021

Springfield Police Officers Now Carrying Narcan

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Jan. 6, 2021

Springfield Police Officers Now Carrying Narcan

All uniformed officers at the Springfield Police Department are now carrying Narcan, an emergency medication used to rapidly reverse opioid overdoses. As this was implemented,...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: January 6, 2021

Springfield Police Officers Now Carrying Narcan

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Jan. 6, 2021

Springfield Police Officers Now Carrying Narcan

All uniformed officers at the Springfield Police Department are now carrying Narcan, an emergency medication used to rapidly reverse opioid overdoses. As this was implemented,...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: January 5, 2021

City Council, CCACD to discuss FY2021 HUD plans at Jan. 12 public hearing

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

City Council and the Citizens Advisory Committee for Community Development (CACCD) will hold a joint public hearing on the City’s proposed use of funds for its fiscal year 2021 (July 1, 2021 – June 30, 2022) U.S. D...

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City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: January 5, 2021

City Council, CCACD to discuss FY2021 HUD plans at Jan. 12 public hearing

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

City Council and the Citizens Advisory Committee for Community Development (CACCD) will hold a joint public hearing on the City’s proposed use of funds for its fiscal year 2021 (July 1, 2021 – June 30, 2022) U.S. Department of Housing...

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Top News
Posted on: January 5, 2021

City Council, CCACD to discuss FY2021 HUD plans at Jan. 12 public hearing

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

City Council and the Citizens Advisory Committee for Community Development (CACCD) will hold a joint public hearing on the City’s proposed use of funds for its fiscal year 2021 (July 1, 2021 – June 30, 2022) U.S. Department of Housing...

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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: 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: January 4, 2021

East University Street apartment fire results in fatality

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Shortly after 6 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2020, the Springfield Fire Department responded to reports of a building fire in the 2800 block of East University Street and arrived to find a fire in an apartment. While firefighting operati...

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Springfield Fire Department News Releases
Posted on: January 4, 2021

East University Street apartment fire results in fatality

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Shortly after 6 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2020, the Springfield Fire Department responded to reports of a building fire in the 2800 block of East University Street and arrived to find a fire in an apartment. While firefighting operati...

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Springfield Fire Department News Releases
Posted on: January 4, 2021

Barnes Avenue to close between Turner Street and Kearney Street January 5-6

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Barnes Avenue will close between Turner Street and Kearney Street beginning 7 a.m., Tuesday, Jan. 5 through 7 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 6 for City crews to conduct street repairs.

Motorists are advised to seek an alternate route. ...

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City of Springfield Traffic News Releases
Posted on: January 4, 2021

Barnes Avenue to close between Turner Street and Kearney Street January 5-6

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Barnes Avenue will close between Turner Street and Kearney Street beginning 7 a.m., Tuesday, Jan. 5 through 7 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 6 for City crews to conduct street repairs.

Motorists are advised to seek an alternate route. ...

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City of Springfield Traffic News Releases
Posted on: January 4, 2021

City launches public visioning survey for Renew Jordan Creek master plan

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The City of Springfield is asking the public to help set the vision for the Renew Jordan Creek master plan effort, examining the potential of the historic creek as it flows through downtown Springfield. The public is encouraged to com...

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Learn more and take the survey. City of Springfield News Releases (General)
Posted on: January 3, 2021

CANCELED: Missing Person Alert, Sarah G. Parkhurst

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Jan. 3, 2021

CANCELED: Missing Person Alert, Sarah G. Parkhurst

Officers have located Sarah G. Parkhurst safely. Thank you to all who assisted in the search.
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The Springfield Police Depar...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: January 3, 2021

CANCELED: Missing Person Alert, Sarah G. Parkhurst

PARKHURST, SARAH G

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Jan. 3, 2021

CANCELED: Missing Person Alert, Sarah G. Parkhurst

Officers have located Sarah G. Parkhurst safely. Thank you to all who assisted in the search.
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The Springfield Police Depar...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: January 1, 2021

Springfield Police Investigate W. Scott Double Homicide

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January 1, 2021

Springfield Police Investigate W. Scott Double Homicide

On December 31, 2020, at about12:47 p.m., the Springfield Police Department was dispatched to 2001 W. Scott due to a 911 caller stating a juvenile female had been a...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: January 1, 2021

Springfield Police Investigate W. Scott Double Homicide

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January 1, 2021

Springfield Police Investigate W. Scott Double Homicide

On December 31, 2020, at about12:47 p.m., the Springfield Police Department was dispatched to 2001 W. Scott due to a 911 caller stating a juvenile female had been a...

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Springfield Police 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

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 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 29, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate W. Chestnut Expy Officer-Involved Shooting

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

December 29, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate W. Chestnut Expy Officer-Involved Shooting

On December 29, 2020, at approximately 5:08 a.m., Springfield Police Officers located a suspected stolen vehicle at the Fast n’ Friendly (501 W....

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: December 29, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate W. Chestnut Expy Officer-Involved Shooting

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

December 29, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate W. Chestnut Expy Officer-Involved Shooting

On December 29, 2020, at approximately 5:08 a.m., Springfield Police Officers located a suspected stolen vehicle at the Fast n’ Friendly (501 W....

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: December 28, 2020

Fire Department urges caution in using alternative sources of heat

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Stay warm and safe this winter! 

Brrr! Your home’s heating systems are working double time to keep you safe this winter! Space heaters and fireplaces are sometimes used to warm specific areas in your home without hav...

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Springfield Fire Department News Releases
Posted on: December 28, 2020

Fire Department urges caution in using alternative sources of heat

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Stay warm and safe this winter! 

Brrr! Your home’s heating systems are working double time to keep you safe this winter! Space heaters and fireplaces are sometimes used to warm specific areas in your home without hav...

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Springfield Fire Department News Releases
Posted on: December 23, 2020

Dwayne Shmel named City’s new director of Building Development Services

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Dwayne Shmel has been selected as the City’s new director of Building Development Services (BDS), effective Jan. 11, 2021. Shmel replaces Harlan Hill, who served in the role from December 2017 until he resigned earlier this year to be...

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Top News
Posted on: December 23, 2020

Dwayne Shmel named City’s new director of Building Development Services

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Dwayne Shmel has been selected as the City’s new director of Building Development Services (BDS), effective Jan. 11, 2021. Shmel replaces Harlan Hill, who served in the role from December 2017 until he resigned earlier this year to be...

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Top News
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 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 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 22, 2020

Springfield Police Department Releases Results of Holiday DWI Enforcement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Dec. 22, 2020

Springfield Police Department Releases Results of Holiday DWI Enforcement

On Friday, Dec.18, 2020, between 9:00 p.m. and 2:00 a.m. officers with the Springfield Police Department’s Traffic Section conducted a hol...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: December 22, 2020

Springfield Police Department Releases Results of Holiday DWI Enforcement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Dec. 22, 2020

Springfield Police Department Releases Results of Holiday DWI Enforcement

On Friday, Dec.18, 2020, between 9:00 p.m. and 2:00 a.m. officers with the Springfield Police Department’s Traffic Section conducted a hol...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: December 22, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate S. National Homicide

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Dec. 22, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate S. National Homicide

On Dec. 21, 2020, at about 11:30 p.m., the Springfield Police Department was dispatched to the Taco Bell located at 2933 S. National after a 911 caller stated someone had...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: December 22, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate S. National Homicide

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Dec. 22, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate S. National Homicide

On Dec. 21, 2020, at about 11:30 p.m., the Springfield Police Department was dispatched to the Taco Bell located at 2933 S. National after a 911 caller stated someone had...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: December 21, 2020

Smoke alarm installed by SFD saves two lives in Mark Twain neighborhood

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

A woman and her elderly mother who live in the Mark Twain neighborhood were alerted to a fire Dec. 20 by a smoke alarm installed by the Springfield Fire Department last year, providing them time to escape safely.

Properly installed and...

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Springfield Fire Department News Releases
Posted on: December 21, 2020

Smoke alarm installed by SFD saves two lives in Mark Twain neighborhood

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

A woman and her elderly mother who live in the Mark Twain neighborhood were alerted to a fire Dec. 20 by a smoke alarm installed by the Springfield Fire Department last year, providing them time to escape safely.

Properly installed and...

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Springfield Fire Department News Releases
Posted on: December 21, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate N. Pierce Homicide

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Dec. 21, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate N. Pierce Homicide

On Dec. 18, 2020, at about 2:40 p.m., the Springfield Police Department was dispatched to 2330 N. Pierce due to a 911 caller stating a subject had been shot. Officers enter...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: December 21, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate N. Pierce Homicide

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Dec. 21, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate N. Pierce Homicide

On Dec. 18, 2020, at about 2:40 p.m., the Springfield Police Department was dispatched to 2330 N. Pierce due to a 911 caller stating a subject had been shot. Officers enter...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: December 21, 2020

Springfield shreds 100-ton recycling challenge, collects more than 111 tons of paper

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Springfield Environmental Services is thrilled to report a 111.29 ton final collection total for their month-long 100-ton paper recycling challenge. This amount is 26 tons above the monthly average normally collected at City recycling...

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Learn more at springfieldmo.gov/recycling. City of Springfield Environment News Releases
Posted on: December 21, 2020

Springfield shreds 100-ton recycling challenge, collects more than 111 tons of paper

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Springfield Environmental Services is thrilled to report a 111.29 ton final collection total for their month-long 100-ton paper recycling challenge. This amount is 26 tons above the monthly average normally collected at City recycling...

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Learn more at springfieldmo.gov/recycling. City of Springfield Environment News Releases
Posted on: December 18, 2020

City dedicates Battlefield and Fremont improvement project with virtual ribbon cutting

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

In celebration of the completion of the Battlefield and Fremont Intersection and Roadway Widening project, the City and project partners released a virtual ribbon cutting video officially dedicating the project.

Completed on schedule i...

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Watch the virtual ribbon cutting video. City of Springfield Traffic News Releases
Posted on: December 18, 2020

City dedicates Battlefield and Fremont improvement project with virtual ribbon cutting

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

In celebration of the completion of the Battlefield and Fremont Intersection and Roadway Widening project, the City and project partners released a virtual ribbon cutting video officially dedicating the project.

Completed on schedule i...

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Watch the virtual ribbon cutting video. City of Springfield Traffic News Releases
Posted on: December 17, 2020

Decorate with fire safety in mind this holiday season

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Festive decorations, flickering lights and winter greens are hallmarks of the holiday season, but they also present fire risks that can quickly turn this time of year into a devastating one. Electrical and heating fires are in the top...

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Springfield Fire Department News Releases
Posted on: December 17, 2020

Decorate with fire safety in mind this holiday season

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Festive decorations, flickering lights and winter greens are hallmarks of the holiday season, but they also present fire risks that can quickly turn this time of year into a devastating one. Electrical and heating fires are in the top...

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Springfield Fire Department News Releases
Posted on: December 17, 2020

Kimbrough Avenue to close between Bennett Street and Catalpa Street Dec. 21

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Kimbrough Avenue will close to through traffic between Bennett Street and Catalpa Street beginning 7 a.m. through 6 p.m., Monday, Dec. 21 for utility work. Following the closure, a temporary plate will be in place at the intersection ...

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City of Springfield Traffic News Releases
Posted on: December 17, 2020

Kimbrough Avenue to close between Bennett Street and Catalpa Street Dec. 21

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Kimbrough Avenue will close to through traffic between Bennett Street and Catalpa Street beginning 7 a.m. through 6 p.m., Monday, Dec. 21 for utility work. Following the closure, a temporary plate will be in place at the intersection ...

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City of Springfield Traffic News Releases
Posted on: December 17, 2020

Springfield Police Department to Conduct Weekend Holiday DWI Enforcement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Dec. 17, 2020 

Springfield Police Department to Conduct Weekend Holiday DWI Enforcement

Officers with the Springfield Police Department’s Traffic Section will be conducting a holiday DWI saturation enforcement this Friday night...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: December 17, 2020

Springfield Police Department to Conduct Weekend Holiday DWI Enforcement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Dec. 17, 2020 

Springfield Police Department to Conduct Weekend Holiday DWI Enforcement

Officers with the Springfield Police Department’s Traffic Section will be conducting a holiday DWI saturation enforcement this Friday night...

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Springfield Police 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 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 16, 2020

Springfield Police Release Identification of Victim in Nov. Traffic Fatality

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

December 16, 2020

Springfield Police Release Identification of Victim in Nov. Traffic Fatality

 

On November 19, 2020, at about 5:00 p.m., officers with the Springfield Police Department responded to the intersection of Kansas E...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: December 16, 2020

Springfield Police Release Identification of Victim in Nov. Traffic Fatality

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

December 16, 2020

Springfield Police Release Identification of Victim in Nov. Traffic Fatality

 

On November 19, 2020, at about 5:00 p.m., officers with the Springfield Police Department responded to the intersection of Kansas E...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: December 16, 2020

Volunteers needed for local boards and commissions

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  

The City of Springfield is currently taking applications for a variety of boards and commissions. Volunteers are especially needed for the Landmarks Board and the Citizens' Tax Oversight Committee. Current board and commiss...

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Top News
Posted on: December 16, 2020

Volunteers needed for local boards and commissions

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  

The City of Springfield is currently taking applications for a variety of boards and commissions. Volunteers are especially needed for the Landmarks Board and the Citizens' Tax Oversight Committee. Current board and commiss...

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Top News
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 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

City Council extends masking, social distancing, occupancy restrictions until April 9

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

At the recommendation of the Springfield-Greene County Health Department and with the full support of health care partners in the region, City Council at its Dec. 14 meeting unanimously voted to extend the face covering, occupancy res...

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Top News
Posted on: December 14, 2020

City Council extends masking, social distancing, occupancy restrictions until April 9

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

At the recommendation of the Springfield-Greene County Health Department and with the full support of health care partners in the region, City Council at its Dec. 14 meeting unanimously voted to extend the face covering, occupancy res...

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Top News
Posted on: December 14, 2020

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

news-update

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 14, 2020

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

news-update

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 14, 2020

Recycling options available for live Christmas trees this season

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The Christmas Tree is the central feature of so many homes during the holiday season. Springfield Environmental Services wants residents to remember: When the holiday season is over, there may still be life left in your Christmas tree...

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Learn more sustainable holiday tips. City of Springfield Environment News Releases
Posted on: December 14, 2020

Recycling options available for live Christmas trees this season

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The Christmas Tree is the central feature of so many homes during the holiday season. Springfield Environmental Services wants residents to remember: When the holiday season is over, there may still be life left in your Christmas tree...

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Learn more sustainable holiday tips. City of Springfield Environment 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 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 9, 2020

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

news-update

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 9, 2020

Eastbound lane of Battlefield Road to close at Lone Pine Avenue intersection Dec. 10

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The outside eastbound lane of Battlefield Road will close at the Lone Pine Avenue intersection beginning 9 a.m. through 3 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 10 for utility work. 

Motorists are advised to slow down and use caution when travel...

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City of Springfield Traffic News Releases
Posted on: December 9, 2020

Eastbound lane of Battlefield Road to close at Lone Pine Avenue intersection Dec. 10

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The outside eastbound lane of Battlefield Road will close at the Lone Pine Avenue intersection beginning 9 a.m. through 3 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 10 for utility work. 

Motorists are advised to slow down and use caution when travel...

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City of Springfield Traffic News Releases
Posted on: December 9, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate Fatality Single-Vehicle Crash

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

December 9, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate Fatality Single-Vehicle Crash

 

On December 8, 2020, at 12:00 p.m., Springfield police were dispatched to the intersection of Blaine St. and Marlan Ave. for a single-vehicle crash ...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: December 9, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate Fatality Single-Vehicle Crash

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

December 9, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate Fatality Single-Vehicle Crash

 

On December 8, 2020, at 12:00 p.m., Springfield police were dispatched to the intersection of Blaine St. and Marlan Ave. for a single-vehicle crash ...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: December 9, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate Pedestrian Fatality at Sunshine and Oxford

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

December 9, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate Pedestrian Fatality at Sunshine and Oxford 

On December 5, 2020, at 11:30 p.m., Springfield police were dispatched to the intersection of Sunshine and Oxford for a motor ...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: December 9, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate Pedestrian Fatality at Sunshine and Oxford

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

December 9, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate Pedestrian Fatality at Sunshine and Oxford 

On December 5, 2020, at 11:30 p.m., Springfield police were dispatched to the intersection of Sunshine and Oxford for a motor ...

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Springfield Police 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 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

2100 N. Packer Road to close Dec. 14-19 for railroad crossing replacement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Packer Road will close at the Burlington Norther Santa Fe (BNSF) Railroad crossing south of Kearney Street beginning 9 a.m. Monday, Dec. 14 through 8 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 19 for the replacement of the railroad crossing by the BNSF Rail...

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City of Springfield Traffic News Releases
Posted on: December 7, 2020

2100 N. Packer Road to close Dec. 14-19 for railroad crossing replacement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Packer Road will close at the Burlington Norther Santa Fe (BNSF) Railroad crossing south of Kearney Street beginning 9 a.m. Monday, Dec. 14 through 8 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 19 for the replacement of the railroad crossing by the BNSF Rail...

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City of Springfield Traffic 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 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 7, 2020

Join Chief Williams for Virtual "Coffee with the Chief: Lunchtime Edition"

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Dec. 7, 2020

Join Chief Williams for Virtual "Coffee with the Chief: Lunchtime Edition"

Join Chief Paul Williams for a "Virtual Coffee with the Chief, Lunchtime Edition" on Facebook Live today (Monday, December 7) fro...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: December 7, 2020

Join Chief Williams for Virtual "Coffee with the Chief: Lunchtime Edition"

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Dec. 7, 2020

Join Chief Williams for Virtual "Coffee with the Chief: Lunchtime Edition"

Join Chief Paul Williams for a "Virtual Coffee with the Chief, Lunchtime Edition" on Facebook Live today (Monday, December 7) fro...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: December 7, 2020

Springfield Police Department Headquarters Closed to Public

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Dec. 7, 2020

Springfield Police Department Headquarters Closed to Public 

Due to a staffing shortage, made worse recently due to the impact of COVID-19, the lobby of Springfield Police Department Headquarters is closed to the p...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: December 7, 2020

Springfield Police Department Headquarters Closed to Public

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Dec. 7, 2020

Springfield Police Department Headquarters Closed to Public 

Due to a staffing shortage, made worse recently due to the impact of COVID-19, the lobby of Springfield Police Department Headquarters is closed to the p...

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Springfield Police 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 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

City reports reaching half-way point in 100-ton paper recycling goal

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Environmental Services reminds residents to think green this holiday season.

At the half-way point of the City’s 100-ton paper challenge, Springfield Environmental Services is happy to report collecting 51.5 tons of paper so far at Cit...

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Learn more at springfieldmo.gov/recycling. City of Springfield Environment News Releases
Posted on: December 3, 2020

City reports reaching half-way point in 100-ton paper recycling goal

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Environmental Services reminds residents to think green this holiday season.

At the half-way point of the City’s 100-ton paper challenge, Springfield Environmental Services is happy to report collecting 51.5 tons of paper so far at Cit...

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Learn more at springfieldmo.gov/recycling. City of Springfield Environment 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 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

news-update

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 - Health Department adjusts quarantine timeframes following CDC update

news-update

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

City passes “three-foot rule” to help increase pedestrian, bicycle safety at crosswalks

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The City of Springfield is now one of the few cities in the country where a driver is required to yield to pedestrians waiting near a crosswalk.   

In early November, City Council approved a series of City Code amendm...

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Learn more about SGF Yields. City of Springfield Traffic News Releases
Posted on: December 2, 2020

City passes “three-foot rule” to help increase pedestrian, bicycle safety at crosswalks

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The City of Springfield is now one of the few cities in the country where a driver is required to yield to pedestrians waiting near a crosswalk.   

In early November, City Council approved a series of City Code amendm...

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Learn more about SGF Yields. City of Springfield Traffic 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 - Media briefing at 3 p.m. today at Public Safety Center

news-update

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 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 2, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate E. Seminole Homicide

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Dec. 2, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate E. Seminole Homicide

On Dec. 1, 2020, at about 8:00 a.m., the Springfield Police Department was dispatched to 1809 E. Seminole due to a 911 caller locating a suspected deceased person. Officer...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: December 2, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate E. Seminole Homicide

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Dec. 2, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate E. Seminole Homicide

On Dec. 1, 2020, at about 8:00 a.m., the Springfield Police Department was dispatched to 1809 E. Seminole due to a 911 caller locating a suspected deceased person. Officer...

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Springfield Police 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: 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 30, 2020

City to modify stop sign locations in Woodland Heights Neighborhood beginning week of Nov. 30

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Springfield Public Works will reconfigure stop signs at multiple intersections in the Woodland Heights Neighborhood beginning the week of Nov. 30.  

The following intersections will be clearly marked to alert drivers ...

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Learn about when and how stop signs are placed. City of Springfield Traffic News Releases
Posted on: November 30, 2020

City to modify stop sign locations in Woodland Heights Neighborhood beginning week of Nov. 30

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Springfield Public Works will reconfigure stop signs at multiple intersections in the Woodland Heights Neighborhood beginning the week of Nov. 30.  

The following intersections will be clearly marked to alert drivers ...

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Learn about when and how stop signs are placed. City of Springfield Traffic News Releases
Posted on: November 28, 2020

UPDATE, Missing Juvenile: Eminence Bessette LOCATED

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November 29, 2020

UPDATE, Missing Juvenile: Eminence Bessette LOCATED

Eminence Bessette was located. She is safe and unharmed. Thank you to all who assisted in the search. 

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: November 28, 2020

UPDATE, Missing Juvenile: Eminence Bessette LOCATED

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November 29, 2020

UPDATE, Missing Juvenile: Eminence Bessette LOCATED

Eminence Bessette was located. She is safe and unharmed. Thank you to all who assisted in the search. 

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Springfield Police 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 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 27, 2020

Police Investigate N. Glenstone Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

November 27, 2020

Police Investigate N. Glenstone Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash

On November 26, 2020, at 11:45 p.m., officers with the Springfield Police Department responded to the 2600 block of N. Glenstone regarding a motor vehicle crash...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: November 27, 2020

Police Investigate N. Glenstone Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

November 27, 2020

Police Investigate N. Glenstone Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash

On November 26, 2020, at 11:45 p.m., officers with the Springfield Police Department responded to the 2600 block of N. Glenstone regarding a motor vehicle crash...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: November 25, 2020

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

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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 25, 2020

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

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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 25, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate Fatal Motorcycle Wreck

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

November 25, 2020

 

Springfield Police Investigate Fatal Motorcycle Wreck

 

On November 23, 2020, at 4:41 p.m., officers with the Springfield Police Department responded to the intersection of Campbell and Madison regard...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: November 25, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate Fatal Motorcycle Wreck

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

November 25, 2020

 

Springfield Police Investigate Fatal Motorcycle Wreck

 

On November 23, 2020, at 4:41 p.m., officers with the Springfield Police Department responded to the intersection of Campbell and Madison regard...

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Springfield Police 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 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 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 -- 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 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 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 23, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate N. Drury Avenue Homicide

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Nov. 23, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate N. Drury Avenue Homicide

On Nov. 23, 2020, at 1:29 a.m., Springfield Police were dispatched to 1777 N. Drury Avenue after a 911 caller reported that a male subject was choking a female. &...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: November 23, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate N. Drury Avenue Homicide

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Nov. 23, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate N. Drury Avenue Homicide

On Nov. 23, 2020, at 1:29 a.m., Springfield Police were dispatched to 1777 N. Drury Avenue after a 911 caller reported that a male subject was choking a female. &...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: November 20, 2020

Missing, Endangered Person Advisory CANCELED: MyleeMarie S. Wallace Found

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

November 20, 2020

Missing, Endangered Person Advisory CANCELED: MyleeMarie S. Wallace Found 

MyleeMarie S. Wallace was found at around 6:00 a.m. today. She was safe and unharmed. Thank you to all who assisted in the search.

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: November 20, 2020

Missing, Endangered Person Advisory CANCELED: MyleeMarie S. Wallace Found

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

November 20, 2020

Missing, Endangered Person Advisory CANCELED: MyleeMarie S. Wallace Found 

MyleeMarie S. Wallace was found at around 6:00 a.m. today. She was safe and unharmed. Thank you to all who assisted in the search.

&am...

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Springfield Police 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 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 20, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate N. Glenstone Homicide

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

November 20, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate N. Glenstone Homicide

 

On Nov. 20, 2020, at 7:51 a.m., Springfield Police were dispatched to the Economy Inn located at 2555 N. Glenstone after a 911 caller reported that a male ...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: November 20, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate N. Glenstone Homicide

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

November 20, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate N. Glenstone Homicide

 

On Nov. 20, 2020, at 7:51 a.m., Springfield Police were dispatched to the Economy Inn located at 2555 N. Glenstone after a 911 caller reported that a male ...

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Springfield Police 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 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 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 18, 2020

Springfield Fire Department to hold cooking safety demonstration Friday

MEDIA ADVISORY

WHAT: Cooking safety demonstration

WHEN: Friday, Nov. 20, 2 p.m.

WHERE: Springfield Fire Department Station 8, 1405 S. Scenic.

The Springfield Fire Department will hold this safety demonstration to show how to properly extinguish a cooking-rela...

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Springfield Fire Department News Releases
Posted on: November 18, 2020

Springfield Fire Department to hold cooking safety demonstration Friday

MEDIA ADVISORY

WHAT: Cooking safety demonstration

WHEN: Friday, Nov. 20, 2 p.m.

WHERE: Springfield Fire Department Station 8, 1405 S. Scenic.

The Springfield Fire Department will hold this safety demonstration to show how to properly extinguish a cooking-rela...

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Springfield Fire 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 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 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 -- 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 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 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 13, 2020

Springfield Police Offering Emergency Alert Stickers

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

November 13, 2020 

Springfield Police Offering Emergency Alert Stickers 

 

The Springfield Police Department is proud to announce a new program that aims to improve the interactions between officers and those w...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: November 13, 2020

Springfield Police Offering Emergency Alert Stickers

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

November 13, 2020 

Springfield Police Offering Emergency Alert Stickers 

 

The Springfield Police Department is proud to announce a new program that aims to improve the interactions between officers and those w...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: November 12, 2020

City issues 100-ton paper recycling challenge in recognition of America Recycles Day

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

City of Springfield Environmental Services will celebrate America Recycles Day 2020 by issuing a month-long community challenge to recycle 100 tons of paper, the top recyclable material found in Springfield’s Noble Hill Sani...

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Learn more at springfieldmo.gov/recycling. City of Springfield Environment News Releases
Posted on: November 12, 2020

City issues 100-ton paper recycling challenge in recognition of America Recycles Day

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

City of Springfield Environmental Services will celebrate America Recycles Day 2020 by issuing a month-long community challenge to recycle 100 tons of paper, the top recyclable material found in Springfield’s Noble Hill Sani...

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Learn more at springfieldmo.gov/recycling. City of Springfield Environment 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 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 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 -- 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 9, 2020

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

Movember - black mustache and text reads MovemberSGF.com

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 9, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate Fatal Single-Vehicle Motorcycle Crash

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

November 9, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate Fatal Single-Vehicle Motorcycle Crash

On November 6, 2020, at 3:27 a.m., officers with the Springfield Police Department responded to the intersection of Chestnut Exp. and US Highway 65 re...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: November 9, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate Fatal Single-Vehicle Motorcycle Crash

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

November 9, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate Fatal Single-Vehicle Motorcycle Crash

On November 6, 2020, at 3:27 a.m., officers with the Springfield Police Department responded to the intersection of Chestnut Exp. and US Highway 65 re...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: November 7, 2020

UPDATE: Richard Dale Hopkins located

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November 8, 2020

UPDATE: Richard Dale Hopkins located

Richard Dale Hopkins was located early this morning by a family member. He was safe and unharmed. Thank you to all who assisted in the search. 

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: November 7, 2020

UPDATE: Richard Dale Hopkins located

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November 8, 2020

UPDATE: Richard Dale Hopkins located

Richard Dale Hopkins was located early this morning by a family member. He was safe and unharmed. Thank you to all who assisted in the search. 

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: November 6, 2020

Intersection of Cherry Street and Kimbrough Avenue to close Nov. 12-14 for utility work

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

City Utilities will close the intersection of Cherry Street and Kimbrough Avenue beginning 6 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 12 through noon, Saturday, Nov. 14 to conduct utility work in the roadway. 

Motorists are advised to follow the ...

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City of Springfield Traffic News Releases
Posted on: November 6, 2020

Intersection of Cherry Street and Kimbrough Avenue to close Nov. 12-14 for utility work

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

City Utilities will close the intersection of Cherry Street and Kimbrough Avenue beginning 6 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 12 through noon, Saturday, Nov. 14 to conduct utility work in the roadway. 

Motorists are advised to follow the ...

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City of Springfield Traffic 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 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 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 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 4, 2020

UPDATE: Parents of Toddler Located

11.4.2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

November 4, 2020 

UPDATE: Parents of Toddler Located

The parents of the toddler found at Fort and State were successfully located at around 9:20 p.m. tonight. This was possible with the help of our vigilant community members. ...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: November 4, 2020

UPDATE: Parents of Toddler Located

11.4.2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

November 4, 2020 

UPDATE: Parents of Toddler Located

The parents of the toddler found at Fort and State were successfully located at around 9:20 p.m. tonight. This was possible with the help of our vigilant community members. ...

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Springfield Police 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 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: 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: November 2, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate S. Maryland Officer-Involved Shooting

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Nov. 2, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate S. Maryland Officer-Involved Shooting

On Nov. 2, 2020, at approximately 3:28 p.m., a Special Agent with the Drug Enforcement Administration was involved in an officer-involved shooting at 1827...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: November 2, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate S. Maryland Officer-Involved Shooting

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Nov. 2, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate S. Maryland Officer-Involved Shooting

On Nov. 2, 2020, at approximately 3:28 p.m., a Special Agent with the Drug Enforcement Administration was involved in an officer-involved shooting at 1827...

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Springfield Police 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 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 30, 2020

Check smoke alarms when you set your clocks back

“Spring forward” and “fall back” serve as reminders for safety checks 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Daylight savings time ends Sunday morning at 2 a.m., which means you’ll need to set your clocks back one ...

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Springfield Fire Department News Releases
Posted on: October 30, 2020

Check smoke alarms when you set your clocks back

“Spring forward” and “fall back” serve as reminders for safety checks 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Daylight savings time ends Sunday morning at 2 a.m., which means you’ll need to set your clocks back one ...

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Springfield Fire 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 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 29, 2020

Springfield Police to Live Stream Award Ceremony This Morning

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Oct. 29,2020

Springfield Police to Live Stream Award Ceremony This Morning  

The Springfield Police Department Leadership Council will be conducting a departmental awards ceremony on Thursday October 29th, 2020 at the Springfie...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: October 29, 2020

Springfield Police to Live Stream Award Ceremony This Morning

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Oct. 29,2020

Springfield Police to Live Stream Award Ceremony This Morning  

The Springfield Police Department Leadership Council will be conducting a departmental awards ceremony on Thursday October 29th, 2020 at the Springfie...

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Springfield Police 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

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

Springfield Fire Department urges safety with heating

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

As temperatures drop, the Springfield Fire Department reminds citizens to be safe when heating homes. Heating is one of the top causes of residential fires in the Springfield community. Causes include neglected furnace and chimney flu...

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Springfield Fire Department News Releases
Posted on: October 28, 2020

Springfield Fire Department urges safety with heating

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

As temperatures drop, the Springfield Fire Department reminds citizens to be safe when heating homes. Heating is one of the top causes of residential fires in the Springfield community. Causes include neglected furnace and chimney flu...

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Springfield Fire 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 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 28, 2020

Reminder: Pumpkins and organic decorations accepted at all City recycling sites

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Halloween is almost upon us. As you consider retiring those soggy jack-o-lanterns and droopy corn stalks, Springfield Environmental Services wants to remind you that organic decorations are accepted year-round at all City recycling dr...

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Learn more at springfieldmo.gov/recycling. City of Springfield Environment News Releases
Posted on: October 28, 2020

Reminder: Pumpkins and organic decorations accepted at all City recycling sites

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Halloween is almost upon us. As you consider retiring those soggy jack-o-lanterns and droopy corn stalks, Springfield Environmental Services wants to remind you that organic decorations are accepted year-round at all City recycling dr...

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Learn more at springfieldmo.gov/recycling. City of Springfield Environment 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 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 27, 2020

Join Chief Williams for "Coffee with the Chief" at Big Momma's

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Oct. 27, 2020

Join Chief Williams for "Coffee with the Chief" at Big Momma's

You’re invited to join Springfield Police Chief Paul Williams for a cup of coffee during "Coffee with the Chief" on Thursday, Oct. 29th at ...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: October 27, 2020

Join Chief Williams for "Coffee with the Chief" at Big Momma's

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Oct. 27, 2020

Join Chief Williams for "Coffee with the Chief" at Big Momma's

You’re invited to join Springfield Police Chief Paul Williams for a cup of coffee during "Coffee with the Chief" on Thursday, Oct. 29th at ...

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Springfield Police 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 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 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 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 22, 2020

SPD Police Service Dog Retires After 9 Years

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Oct. 22, 2020 

SPD Police Service Dog Retires After 9 Years

 

Congratulations to Police Service Dog Rocky, who retired this month after nine years of loyal service to the Springfield Police Department. Rocky, who was SP...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: October 22, 2020

SPD Police Service Dog Retires After 9 Years

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Oct. 22, 2020 

SPD Police Service Dog Retires After 9 Years

 

Congratulations to Police Service Dog Rocky, who retired this month after nine years of loyal service to the Springfield Police Department. Rocky, who was SP...

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Springfield Police 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 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 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 -- 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 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 20, 2020

Expect lane shifts and possible delays on Battlefield Road at Fremont Avenue Oct. 20-22

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Expect lane shifts and possible delays overnight on Battlefield Road surrounding the Fremont Avenue intersection beginning 7 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 20 (weather dependent) as crews apply the final pavement surface and striping associated ...

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City of Springfield Traffic News Releases
Posted on: October 20, 2020

Expect lane shifts and possible delays on Battlefield Road at Fremont Avenue Oct. 20-22

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Expect lane shifts and possible delays overnight on Battlefield Road surrounding the Fremont Avenue intersection beginning 7 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 20 (weather dependent) as crews apply the final pavement surface and striping associated ...

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City of Springfield Traffic 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 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 19, 2020

SPD Releases 2020 Bi-Annual Crime Numbers (Jan-June 2020)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Oct. 19,  2020 

SPD Releases 2020 Bi-Annual Crime Numbers (Jan-June 2020)

The Springfield Police Department now has crime data available for the first half of 2020. This data is a significantly more comprehensive look ...

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SPD Crime Report: 2020 Jan-June Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: October 19, 2020

SPD Releases 2020 Bi-Annual Crime Numbers (Jan-June 2020)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Oct. 19,  2020 

SPD Releases 2020 Bi-Annual Crime Numbers (Jan-June 2020)

The Springfield Police Department now has crime data available for the first half of 2020. This data is a significantly more comprehensive look ...

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SPD Crime Report: 2020 Jan-June Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: October 19, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate Hwy 65 Crash involving Four Vehicles

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Oct. 19, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate Hwy 65 Crash involving Four Vehicles 

On October 17, 2020, at 10:39 p.m., officers with the Springfield Police Department responded to the 49.6-mile marker of northbound U.S. Highway...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: October 19, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate Hwy 65 Crash involving Four Vehicles

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Oct. 19, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate Hwy 65 Crash involving Four Vehicles 

On October 17, 2020, at 10:39 p.m., officers with the Springfield Police Department responded to the 49.6-mile marker of northbound U.S. Highway...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: October 19, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate N. Rogers Homicide

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October 19, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate N. Rogers Homicide

On October 18, 2020, at 3:58 a.m., Springfield Police were dispatched to 1015 N. Rogers after a male subject was reported to have been shot.  When officers arri...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: October 19, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate N. Rogers Homicide

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

October 19, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate N. Rogers Homicide

On October 18, 2020, at 3:58 a.m., Springfield Police were dispatched to 1015 N. Rogers after a male subject was reported to have been shot.  When officers arri...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: October 16, 2020

Eastbound Cherry Street to close for roughly three months between Kimbrough Avenue and JQH Parkway

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

City Utilities will close the eastbound driving lane and center turn lane of Cherry Street between Kimbrough Avenue and John Q. Hammons Parkway beginning 8 a.m., Monday, Oct. 19 for gas and water utility renewal work. This closure is ...

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City of Springfield Traffic News Releases
Posted on: October 16, 2020

Eastbound Cherry Street to close for roughly three months between Kimbrough Avenue and JQH Parkway

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

City Utilities will close the eastbound driving lane and center turn lane of Cherry Street between Kimbrough Avenue and John Q. Hammons Parkway beginning 8 a.m., Monday, Oct. 19 for gas and water utility renewal work. This closure is ...

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City of Springfield Traffic 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 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 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 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 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 12, 2020

UPDATE: Expect delays along National Avenue between Portland and University Street through Oct. 14

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

UPDATE: This lane closure has been extended through 5 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 14. 

Southbound traffic along National Avenue will be reduced to one lane between Portland Street and University Street beginning 5:30 a.m. Monday, Oct...

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City of Springfield Traffic News Releases
Posted on: October 12, 2020

UPDATE: Expect delays along National Avenue between Portland and University Street through Oct. 14

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

UPDATE: This lane closure has been extended through 5 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 14. 

Southbound traffic along National Avenue will be reduced to one lane between Portland Street and University Street beginning 5:30 a.m. Monday, Oct...

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City of Springfield Traffic News Releases
Posted on: October 9, 2020

SPD Honors Graduates of 2020 Citizens Police Academy

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

SPD Honors Graduates of 2020 Citizens Police Academy

Congratulations to the graduates of the 2020 Citizens Police Academy. On Oct. 8, 2020, the Springfield Police Department held a ceremony to honor the 20 graduates. In order to gradua...

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SPD Citizens Police Academy Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: October 9, 2020

SPD Honors Graduates of 2020 Citizens Police Academy

CPA 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

SPD Honors Graduates of 2020 Citizens Police Academy

Congratulations to the graduates of the 2020 Citizens Police Academy. On Oct. 8, 2020, the Springfield Police Department held a ceremony to honor the 20 graduates. In order to gradua...

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SPD Citizens Police Academy Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: October 8, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate Fatal Motorcycle Crash at Kansas Expy and Broadmoor

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

October 8, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate Fatal Motorcycle Crash at Kansas Expy and Broadmoor 

On Oct. 7, 2020, at 3:27 p.m., officers with the Springfield Police Department responded to the intersection of Broadmoor and K...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: October 8, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate Fatal Motorcycle Crash at Kansas Expy and Broadmoor

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

October 8, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate Fatal Motorcycle Crash at Kansas Expy and Broadmoor 

On Oct. 7, 2020, at 3:27 p.m., officers with the Springfield Police Department responded to the intersection of Broadmoor and K...

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Springfield Police 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 -- 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 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 7, 2020

New flashing beacon pedestrian signals now in operation at three neighborhood crosswalks

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The City of Springfield recently completed installation of new flashing beacon crosswalk signals at three neighborhood crosswalk locations with the goal of improving driver awareness and pedestrian safety.  

Called Re...

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View the RRFB education flyer. City of Springfield Traffic News Releases
Posted on: October 7, 2020

New flashing beacon pedestrian signals now in operation at three neighborhood crosswalks

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The City of Springfield recently completed installation of new flashing beacon crosswalk signals at three neighborhood crosswalk locations with the goal of improving driver awareness and pedestrian safety.  

Called Re...

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View the RRFB education flyer. City of Springfield Traffic 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 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 6, 2020

Environmental review records for CDBG home rehabilitation project area available for public comment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The City of Springfield will submit a request to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for the release of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds and HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) funds for th...

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City of Springfield Environment News Releases
Posted on: October 6, 2020

Environmental review records for CDBG home rehabilitation project area available for public comment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The City of Springfield will submit a request to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for the release of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds and HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) funds for th...

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City of Springfield Environment News Releases
Posted on: October 6, 2020

Springfield Police Arrest Suspect in Fatality Accident

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

October 6, 2020

Springfield Police Arrest Suspect in Fatality Accident

On Oct. 5, 2020, at about 6:40 p.m., Springfield Police Officers were dispatched to 2020 East Bennett for the report of subjects possibly breaking into vehicles. As ...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: October 6, 2020

Springfield Police Arrest Suspect in Fatality Accident

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

October 6, 2020

Springfield Police Arrest Suspect in Fatality Accident

On Oct. 5, 2020, at about 6:40 p.m., Springfield Police Officers were dispatched to 2020 East Bennett for the report of subjects possibly breaking into vehicles. As ...

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Springfield Police 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 -- 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

Haseltine Road to close south of Division Street intersection Oct. 6-8

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Haseltine Road will close immediately south of the Division Street intersection beginning 6 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 6 through 6 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 8 for utility work.  

Motorists are advised to seek an alternate route. 

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City of Springfield Traffic News Releases
Posted on: October 5, 2020

Haseltine Road to close south of Division Street intersection Oct. 6-8

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Haseltine Road will close immediately south of the Division Street intersection beginning 6 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 6 through 6 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 8 for utility work.  

Motorists are advised to seek an alternate route. 

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City of Springfield Traffic 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 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 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 2, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate E. Walnut Death

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

October 2, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate E. Walnut Death

On Sept. 29, 2020, at 10:37 a.m., the Springfield Police Department was dispatched to 2036 E. Walnut to check the well-being of a female. Officers entered the home and locat...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: October 2, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate E. Walnut Death

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

October 2, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate E. Walnut Death

On Sept. 29, 2020, at 10:37 a.m., the Springfield Police Department was dispatched to 2036 E. Walnut to check the well-being of a female. Officers entered the home and locat...

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Springfield Police 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: 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: October 1, 2020

October’s Fire Prevention Month goes virtual this year with video series

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

In 2019, nearly 100 Springfield firefighter educators taught 900 age-appropriate safety lessons in 43 elementary schools during October’s Fire Prevention Month, reaching more than 11,126 K-5 students and teachers.

This year, ...

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Springfield Fire Department News Releases
Posted on: October 1, 2020

October’s Fire Prevention Month goes virtual this year with video series

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

In 2019, nearly 100 Springfield firefighter educators taught 900 age-appropriate safety lessons in 43 elementary schools during October’s Fire Prevention Month, reaching more than 11,126 K-5 students and teachers.

This year, ...

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Springfield Fire 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 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 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 -- 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

Commercial Street to close between Robberson Avenue and Jefferson Avenue Oct. 5-7

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Commercial Street will close between Robberson Avenue and Jefferson Avenue beginning 6 a.m., Monday, Oct. 5 through 7 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 7 for crosswalk installation associated with the ongoing Commercial Street Parking Lot and All...

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City of Springfield Traffic News Releases
Posted on: September 30, 2020

Commercial Street to close between Robberson Avenue and Jefferson Avenue Oct. 5-7

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Commercial Street will close between Robberson Avenue and Jefferson Avenue beginning 6 a.m., Monday, Oct. 5 through 7 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 7 for crosswalk installation associated with the ongoing Commercial Street Parking Lot and All...

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City of Springfield Traffic 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 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 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 28, 2020

Join SPD Chief Williams Online for Virtual "Coffee with the Chief"

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Sept. 28, 2020

Join SPD Chief Williams Online for Virtual "Coffee with the Chief"

On Wednesday, Sept. 30th from 8-8:30 a.m., Police Chief Paul Williams will host Virtual "Coffee with the Chief" via Facebook Live. Dur...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: September 28, 2020

Join SPD Chief Williams Online for Virtual "Coffee with the Chief"

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Sept. 28, 2020

Join SPD Chief Williams Online for Virtual "Coffee with the Chief"

On Wednesday, Sept. 30th from 8-8:30 a.m., Police Chief Paul Williams will host Virtual "Coffee with the Chief" via Facebook Live. Dur...

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Springfield Police 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 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 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 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 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 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 24, 2020

Springfield Police Arrest W. Lombard Homicide Suspect

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 24, 2020

Springfield Police Arrest W. Lombard Homicide Suspect

On September 21, 2020, at 10:33 p.m., the Springfield Fire Department and the Springfield Police Department were dispatched to 1736 W. Lombard fo...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: September 24, 2020

Springfield Police Arrest W. Lombard Homicide Suspect

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 24, 2020

Springfield Police Arrest W. Lombard Homicide Suspect

On September 21, 2020, at 10:33 p.m., the Springfield Fire Department and the Springfield Police Department were dispatched to 1736 W. Lombard fo...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: September 24, 2020

Springfield Police Department Seeks to Remind Drivers of Motorcycle Safety and Awareness

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

September 24, 2020 

Springfield Police Department Seeks to Remind Drivers of Motorcycle Safety and Awareness

 

This year Springfield has seen a record number of fatal motor vehicle crashes involving motorcycles. Between...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: September 24, 2020

Springfield Police Department Seeks to Remind Drivers of Motorcycle Safety and Awareness

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

September 24, 2020 

Springfield Police Department Seeks to Remind Drivers of Motorcycle Safety and Awareness

 

This year Springfield has seen a record number of fatal motor vehicle crashes involving motorcycles. Between...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: September 23, 2020

Expect delays along Fremont Avenue between Battlefield Road and Sunset Street Sept. 24-30

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Motorists should expect traffic delays along Fremont Avenue between Battlefield Road and Sunset Street beginning 7 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 24 as crews conduct final pavement improvements on the Battlefield and Fremont Intersection and R...

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City of Springfield Traffic News Releases
Posted on: September 23, 2020

Expect delays along Fremont Avenue between Battlefield Road and Sunset Street Sept. 24-30

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Motorists should expect traffic delays along Fremont Avenue between Battlefield Road and Sunset Street beginning 7 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 24 as crews conduct final pavement improvements on the Battlefield and Fremont Intersection and R...

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City of Springfield Traffic 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 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 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 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 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

Springfield Police Department Remembers Chief Troy Majors

1980s Majors Troy 1

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

September 22, 2020

Springfield Police Department Remembers Chief Troy Majors

 

It is with heavy hearts that we share with the community the death of former Springfield Police Department Chief Troy Majors. Chief Majors was named ...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: September 22, 2020

Springfield Police Department Remembers Chief Troy Majors

1980s Majors Troy 1

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

September 22, 2020

Springfield Police Department Remembers Chief Troy Majors

 

It is with heavy hearts that we share with the community the death of former Springfield Police Department Chief Troy Majors. Chief Majors was named ...

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Springfield Police 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 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 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 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

Springfield Police Investigate N. Glenstone Traffic Crash

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

September 21, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate N. Glenstone Traffic Crash

On Friday, September 18, 2020, at 8:50 p.m., officers with the Springfield Police Department responded to the 2100 block of north Glenstone regarding a motor v...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: September 21, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate N. Glenstone Traffic Crash

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

September 21, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate N. Glenstone Traffic Crash

On Friday, September 18, 2020, at 8:50 p.m., officers with the Springfield Police Department responded to the 2100 block of north Glenstone regarding a motor v...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: September 21, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate W. Kearney Traffic Crash

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

September 21, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate W. Kearney Traffic Crash

On September 19, 2020, at 8:04 p.m., officers with the Springfield Police Department responded to the 1200 block of West Kearney regarding a motor vehicle crash ...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: September 21, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate W. Kearney Traffic Crash

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

September 21, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate W. Kearney Traffic Crash

On September 19, 2020, at 8:04 p.m., officers with the Springfield Police Department responded to the 1200 block of West Kearney regarding a motor vehicle crash ...

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Springfield Police 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 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 19, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate E. Harrison Homicide

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

September 19, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate E. Harrison Homicide

On September 18, 2020, at 9:12 p.m., Springfield Police were dispatched to 414 E. Harrison after a 911 caller heard gunshots and located an injured person. When offi...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: September 19, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate E. Harrison Homicide

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

September 19, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate E. Harrison Homicide

On September 18, 2020, at 9:12 p.m., Springfield Police were dispatched to 414 E. Harrison after a 911 caller heard gunshots and located an injured person. When offi...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: September 17, 2020

EPA visit highlights Springfield's Brownfields Program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler and EPA Region 7 Administrator Jim Gulliford were in Springfield Thursday to acknowledge the work done by the City of Springfield and its many partners in conjunction with t...

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City of Springfield Environment News Releases
Posted on: September 17, 2020

EPA visit highlights Springfield's Brownfields Program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler and EPA Region 7 Administrator Jim Gulliford were in Springfield Thursday to acknowledge the work done by the City of Springfield and its many partners in conjunction with t...

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City of Springfield Environment 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 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 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 17, 2020

City to hire director of diversity and inclusion

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

At the Sept. 8 City Council meeting, City Manager Jason Gage requested that City Council approve a measure allowing him to recruit and hire a Director of Diversity and Inclusion. The position will be a senior-level managemen...

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Top News
Posted on: September 17, 2020

City to hire director of diversity and inclusion

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

At the Sept. 8 City Council meeting, City Manager Jason Gage requested that City Council approve a measure allowing him to recruit and hire a Director of Diversity and Inclusion. The position will be a senior-level managemen...

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Top News
Posted on: September 17, 2020

Expect delays on eastbound Battlefield Road at the Fremont Intersection through Sept. 18

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Eastbound traffic on Battlefield Road has been reduced to a single lane surrounding the Fremont Avenue intersection as crews conduct roadway repairs immediately east of Fremont Avenue. The lane closure is expected to last through Frid...

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City of Springfield Traffic News Releases
Posted on: September 17, 2020

Expect delays on eastbound Battlefield Road at the Fremont Intersection through Sept. 18

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Eastbound traffic on Battlefield Road has been reduced to a single lane surrounding the Fremont Avenue intersection as crews conduct roadway repairs immediately east of Fremont Avenue. The lane closure is expected to last through Frid...

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City of Springfield Traffic 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 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 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 14, 2020

Alert Canceled: Harmony J. Shay Located

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September 14, 2020

Alert Canceled: Harmony J. Shay Located

Harmony J. Shay was located in Springfield. Thank you to all who assisted in the search.

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: September 14, 2020

Alert Canceled: Harmony J. Shay Located

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September 14, 2020

Alert Canceled: Harmony J. Shay Located

Harmony J. Shay was located in Springfield. Thank you to all who assisted in the search.

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Springfield Police 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 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 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 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 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 8, 2020

City seeks public comment on upcoming Galloway Trail Reconstruction Project

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The City of Springfield is asking for public input on the upcoming Galloway Trail Reconstruction Project located between Barton Street and Republic Road along Lone Pine Avenue. A public comment card is available through Monday, Sept. ...

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City of Springfield Traffic News Releases
Posted on: September 8, 2020

City seeks public comment on upcoming Galloway Trail Reconstruction Project

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The City of Springfield is asking for public input on the upcoming Galloway Trail Reconstruction Project located between Barton Street and Republic Road along Lone Pine Avenue. A public comment card is available through Monday, Sept. ...

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City of Springfield Traffic 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 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 5, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate N. Old Orchard Pedestrian Fatality

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Sept. 5, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate N. Old Orchard Pedestrian Fatality

On Sept. 5, 2020, at 2:02 a.m., officers with the Springfield Police Department responded to the 1900 block of North Old Orchard Avenue regarding a motor ve...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: September 5, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate N. Old Orchard Pedestrian Fatality

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Sept. 5, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate N. Old Orchard Pedestrian Fatality

On Sept. 5, 2020, at 2:02 a.m., officers with the Springfield Police Department responded to the 1900 block of North Old Orchard Avenue regarding a motor ve...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: September 4, 2020

September 4, 2020 -- Health Department contract expands contact tracing capacity

news-update

Maximus Federal Services, Inc. has begun contact tracing services for the Springfield-Greene County Health Department, which will help further build capacity to combat COVID-19 in our community.

Contacts of Greene County residents who have tested positive ...

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

September 4, 2020 -- Health Department contract expands contact tracing capacity

news-update

Maximus Federal Services, Inc. has begun contact tracing services for the Springfield-Greene County Health Department, which will help further build capacity to combat COVID-19 in our community.

Contacts of Greene County residents who have tested positive ...

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

September 4, 2020 -- Media briefing at 2 p.m. today at Public Safety Center

news-update

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department will host a media briefing at 2 p.m. today, Friday, September 4, in the Training Room of the Public Safety Center at 330 W. Scott.

We ask that members of the media—one per outlet—arrive 10...

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

September 4, 2020 -- Media briefing at 2 p.m. today at Public Safety Center

news-update

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department will host a media briefing at 2 p.m. today, Friday, September 4, in the Training Room of the Public Safety Center at 330 W. Scott.

We ask that members of the media—one per outlet—arrive 10...

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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 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 3, 2020

UPDATE: Cassandra J. Lee was Located

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September 3, 2020

UPDATE:  Cassandra J. Lee was Located 

Cassandra J. Lee was located safely in Lebanon, MO. Thank you to all who assisted in the search.

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: September 3, 2020

UPDATE: Cassandra J. Lee was Located

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September 3, 2020

UPDATE:  Cassandra J. Lee was Located 

Cassandra J. Lee was located safely in Lebanon, MO. Thank you to all who assisted in the search.

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: September 2, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate N. Robberson Homicide

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September 2, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate N. Robberson Homicide

On September 1, 2020, at 12:19 p.m., Springfield police were dispatched to 2257 N. Robberson after a citizen heard gunshots from the residence and called 911. When o...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: September 2, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate N. Robberson Homicide

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September 2, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate N. Robberson Homicide

On September 1, 2020, at 12:19 p.m., Springfield police were dispatched to 2257 N. Robberson after a citizen heard gunshots from the residence and called 911. When o...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: September 2, 2020

UPDATE: St. Louis Street to close overnight between N. Benton Avenue and Kimbrough Avenue Sept. 8

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The Sept. 2 overnight closure of St. Louis Street between the short section of N. Benton Avenue and Kimbrough Avenue has been delayed due to weather. The closure has been rescheduled to begin 10:00 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 8 through 6 a.m....

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City of Springfield Traffic News Releases
Posted on: September 2, 2020

UPDATE: St. Louis Street to close overnight between N. Benton Avenue and Kimbrough Avenue Sept. 8

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The Sept. 2 overnight closure of St. Louis Street between the short section of N. Benton Avenue and Kimbrough Avenue has been delayed due to weather. The closure has been rescheduled to begin 10:00 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 8 through 6 a.m....

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City of Springfield Traffic 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: 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 31, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate Fatal Motorcycle Crash on W. Chestnut Expy

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August 31, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate Fatal Motorcycle Crash on W. Chestnut Expy

On August 29, 2020, at 02:08 a.m., officers with the Springfield Police Department responded to the 4300 Block of West Chestnut Expy regarding a m...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: August 31, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate Fatal Motorcycle Crash on W. Chestnut Expy

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August 31, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate Fatal Motorcycle Crash on W. Chestnut Expy

On August 29, 2020, at 02:08 a.m., officers with the Springfield Police Department responded to the 4300 Block of West Chestnut Expy regarding a m...

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Springfield Police 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 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 28, 2020

CANCELLED: Missing, Endangered Alert for Britnee C. Umbenhower

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August 28, 2020

CANCELLED: Missing, Endangered Alert for Britnee C. Umbenhower

Britnee C. Umbenhower was located safely at 10:00 a.m. on Aug. 28 at Park Central Square in Springfield, MO. 

Thank you to all who assisted in the se...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: August 28, 2020

CANCELLED: Missing, Endangered Alert for Britnee C. Umbenhower

Capture 2

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August 28, 2020

CANCELLED: Missing, Endangered Alert for Britnee C. Umbenhower

Britnee C. Umbenhower was located safely at 10:00 a.m. on Aug. 28 at Park Central Square in Springfield, MO. 

Thank you to all who assisted in the se...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: August 28, 2020

Springfield Police Department Honors 25-year Veteran

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August 28, 2020

Springfield Police Department Honors 25-year Veteran

The Springfield Police Department congratulates SPD veteran Captain Chad Eutsler, who retires from the department this week.

Captain Chad Eutsler, began his career in 1...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: August 28, 2020

Springfield Police Department Honors 25-year Veteran

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August 28, 2020

Springfield Police Department Honors 25-year Veteran

The Springfield Police Department congratulates SPD veteran Captain Chad Eutsler, who retires from the department this week.

Captain Chad Eutsler, began his career in 1...

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Springfield Police 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 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 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 26, 2020

SPD Sends Additional 50 Sexual Assault Kits for Testing Through SAFE Kits Initiative

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Aug. 26, 2020

SPD Sends Additional 50 Sexual Assault Kits for Testing Through SAFE Kits Initiative

 

The Springfield Police Department recently sent 50 additional backlogged sexual assault kits (SAK) to BODE, the private lab con...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: August 26, 2020

SPD Sends Additional 50 Sexual Assault Kits for Testing Through SAFE Kits Initiative

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Aug. 26, 2020

SPD Sends Additional 50 Sexual Assault Kits for Testing Through SAFE Kits Initiative

 

The Springfield Police Department recently sent 50 additional backlogged sexual assault kits (SAK) to BODE, the private lab con...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: August 26, 2020

SPD to Host Neighborhood Watch Training Session

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Aug. 26, 2020 

SPD to Host Neighborhood Watch Training Session in September 

The Springfield Police Department will conduct a Neighborhood Watch training session on Sept. 22, 2020, from 6:30-8:30 p.m., at the...

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More about Neighborhood Watch Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: August 26, 2020

SPD to Host Neighborhood Watch Training Session

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

Aug. 26, 2020 

SPD to Host Neighborhood Watch Training Session in September 

The Springfield Police Department will conduct a Neighborhood Watch training session on Sept. 22, 2020, from 6:30-8:30 p.m., at the...

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More about Neighborhood Watch Springfield Police 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 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 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 24, 2020

Join Chief Williams for "Coffee with the Chief"

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Aug. 25, 2020

Join Chief Williams for "Coffee with the Chief"

You’re invited to join Springfield Police Chief Paul Williams for a cup of coffee during "Coffee with the Chief" on Friday, August 28th at Neigh...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: August 24, 2020

Join Chief Williams for "Coffee with the Chief"

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Aug. 25, 2020

Join Chief Williams for "Coffee with the Chief"

You’re invited to join Springfield Police Chief Paul Williams for a cup of coffee during "Coffee with the Chief" on Friday, August 28th at Neigh...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: August 24, 2020

SPD K9 Charlie Retires from Department

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August 24, 2020 

SPD K9 Charlie Retires from Department

After more than six years with the Springfield Police Department, K9 Charlie will be retiring from the department following the promotion of his handler, Sgt. Michael Karn...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: August 24, 2020

SPD K9 Charlie Retires from Department

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August 24, 2020 

SPD K9 Charlie Retires from Department

After more than six years with the Springfield Police Department, K9 Charlie will be retiring from the department following the promotion of his handler, Sgt. Michael Karn...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: August 24, 2020

SPD Updates Public on Weekend Compliance Checks

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August 24, 2020

SPD Updates Public on Weekend Compliance Checks 

On the evenings of Friday, Aug. 21 and Saturday, Aug. 22, officers with the Springfield Police Department conducted masking ordinance compliance checks at several...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: August 24, 2020

SPD Updates Public on Weekend Compliance Checks

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August 24, 2020

SPD Updates Public on Weekend Compliance Checks 

On the evenings of Friday, Aug. 21 and Saturday, Aug. 22, officers with the Springfield Police Department conducted masking ordinance compliance checks at several...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: August 20, 2020

August 20, 2020 -- Media briefing at 2:30 p.m. Friday at Public Safety Center

news-update

The City of Springfield and the Springfield-Greene County Health Department will host a media briefing at 2:30 p.m. Friday, August 21 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 20, 2020

August 20, 2020 -- Media briefing at 2:30 p.m. Friday at Public Safety Center

news-update

The City of Springfield and the Springfield-Greene County Health Department will host a media briefing at 2:30 p.m. Friday, August 21 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 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 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 19, 2020

Construction on Commercial Street Parking Lot and Alleyway Improvement Project to begin Aug. 24

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Commercial Street Historic District residents, business owners and visitors can expect to see increased activity in the district as construction for the City’s Parking Lot and Alleyway Improvement Project is set to begin Mon...

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City of Springfield Traffic News Releases
Posted on: August 19, 2020

Construction on Commercial Street Parking Lot and Alleyway Improvement Project to begin Aug. 24

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Commercial Street Historic District residents, business owners and visitors can expect to see increased activity in the district as construction for the City’s Parking Lot and Alleyway Improvement Project is set to begin Mon...

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City of Springfield Traffic News Releases
Posted on: August 19, 2020

Motorcyclist Succumbs to James River Traffic Crash Injuries

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August 19, 2020 

Motorcyclist Succumbs to James River Traffic Crash Injuries

On August 17, 2020, at 05:23 p.m., officers with the Springfield Police Department responded to the 1300 block of West James River Freeway regarding a...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: August 19, 2020

Motorcyclist Succumbs to James River Traffic Crash Injuries

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August 19, 2020 

Motorcyclist Succumbs to James River Traffic Crash Injuries

On August 17, 2020, at 05:23 p.m., officers with the Springfield Police Department responded to the 1300 block of West James River Freeway regarding a...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: August 17, 2020

Springfield Police Seize More Than A Pound of Heroin

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Aug. 17, 2020

Springfield Police Seize More Than A Pound of Heroin

 

On Aug. 6, 2020, officers with the Springfield Police Department’s Special Investigations Unit made a large drug bust after serving a search warrant....

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: August 17, 2020

Springfield Police Seize More Than A Pound of Heroin

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Aug. 17, 2020

Springfield Police Seize More Than A Pound of Heroin

 

On Aug. 6, 2020, officers with the Springfield Police Department’s Special Investigations Unit made a large drug bust after serving a search warrant....

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: August 17, 2020

St. Louis Street to close overnight between N. Benton Avenue and Kimbrough Avenue Aug. 19

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

St. Louis Street will close overnight between the short section of N. Benton Avenue and Kimbrough Avenue beginning 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 19 through 6 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 20 to facilitate the delivery of construction materials and ...

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City of Springfield Traffic News Releases
Posted on: August 17, 2020

St. Louis Street to close overnight between N. Benton Avenue and Kimbrough Avenue Aug. 19

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

St. Louis Street will close overnight between the short section of N. Benton Avenue and Kimbrough Avenue beginning 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 19 through 6 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 20 to facilitate the delivery of construction materials and ...

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City of Springfield Traffic 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 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

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 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 13, 2020

Springfield 2020 National Night Out Cancelled

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

August 13, 2020

Springfield 2020 National Night Out Cancelled

With public health and safety in mind, the Springfield National Night Out planning committee has decided to cancel this year’s event (originally scheduled for Tuesd...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: August 13, 2020

Springfield 2020 National Night Out Cancelled

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

August 13, 2020

Springfield 2020 National Night Out Cancelled

With public health and safety in mind, the Springfield National Night Out planning committee has decided to cancel this year’s event (originally scheduled for Tuesd...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: August 13, 2020

Springfield Police Department Honors 15 Promotions

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

September 10, 2020

Springfield Police Department Honors 15 Promotions

On Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020, the Springfield Police Department celebrated 15 officers during a promotional ceremony at the Springfield Regional Police and Fire Traini...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: August 13, 2020

Springfield Police Department Honors 15 Promotions

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

September 10, 2020

Springfield Police Department Honors 15 Promotions

On Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020, the Springfield Police Department celebrated 15 officers during a promotional ceremony at the Springfield Regional Police and Fire Traini...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: August 13, 2020

Springfield Police Department Honors Ten Supervisory Promotions

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August 13, 2020

Springfield Police Department Honors Ten Supervisory Promotions

On Thursday, August 13, 2020, the Springfield Police Department celebrated 10 officers during a promotional ceremony at the Springfield Regional Police and ...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: August 13, 2020

Springfield Police Department Honors Ten Supervisory Promotions

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

August 13, 2020

Springfield Police Department Honors Ten Supervisory Promotions

On Thursday, August 13, 2020, the Springfield Police Department celebrated 10 officers during a promotional ceremony at the Springfield Regional Police and ...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: August 13, 2020

Springfield Police Department Promotes Five

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

December 14, 2020

Springfield Police Department Promotes Five

On Monday, Dec. 14, 2020, the Springfield Police Department recognized the promotions of three officers and two civilian employees.

Congratulations to:

  • Corporal David Kenyon&am...
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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: August 13, 2020

Springfield Police Department Promotes Five

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

December 14, 2020

Springfield Police Department Promotes Five

On Monday, Dec. 14, 2020, the Springfield Police Department recognized the promotions of three officers and two civilian employees.

Congratulations to:

  • Corporal David Kenyon&am...
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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: August 13, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate W. Chicago Homicide

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

August 13, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate W. Chicago Homicide 

On August 13, 2020, at 2:05 a.m., Springfield police were dispatched to 710 W. Chicago after a 911 caller stated a person had been shot at the location. &n...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: August 13, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate W. Chicago Homicide

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

August 13, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate W. Chicago Homicide 

On August 13, 2020, at 2:05 a.m., Springfield police were dispatched to 710 W. Chicago after a 911 caller stated a person had been shot at the location. &n...

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Springfield Police 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 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 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 8, 2020

August 8, 2020 - Health Department announces potential high-risk COVID-19 community exposures

Public Exposure Notice

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential high-risk community exposures from one COVID-19 positive individual.  

The person potentially exposed more than 300 people at the Dan Kinney Family Center at 2701...

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

August 8, 2020 - Health Department announces potential high-risk COVID-19 community exposures

Public Exposure Notice

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential high-risk community exposures from one COVID-19 positive individual.  

The person potentially exposed more than 300 people at the Dan Kinney Family Center at 2701...

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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 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 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 5, 2020

Catalytic Converter Thefts Update

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

August 5, 2020

UPDATE:  

Catalytic Converter Thefts

Two people who were arrested for their involvement with a series of catalytic converter thefts earlier this year were recently convicted and sentenced on July 31, 2020.

Marcus C...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: August 5, 2020

Catalytic Converter Thefts Update

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

August 5, 2020

UPDATE:  

Catalytic Converter Thefts

Two people who were arrested for their involvement with a series of catalytic converter thefts earlier this year were recently convicted and sentenced on July 31, 2020.

Marcus C...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: August 5, 2020

Eastbound lane of Commercial Street to close between Benton Avenue and Washington Avenue Aug. 6-12

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

City Utilities will close the eastbound lane of Commercial Street between Benton Avenue and Washington Avenue beginning 9 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 6 through 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 7 and again beginning 9 a.m. Monday, Aug. 10 through 4 p.m., W...

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City of Springfield Traffic News Releases
Posted on: August 5, 2020

Eastbound lane of Commercial Street to close between Benton Avenue and Washington Avenue Aug. 6-12

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

City Utilities will close the eastbound lane of Commercial Street between Benton Avenue and Washington Avenue beginning 9 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 6 through 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 7 and again beginning 9 a.m. Monday, Aug. 10 through 4 p.m., W...

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City of Springfield Traffic 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: 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: August 4, 2020

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

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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 - 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 3, 2020

Expect lane closures at Kansas Expressway and Chestnut Expressway Intersection Aug. 4

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Springfield sewer maintenance crews will shut down one eastbound through lane and one northbound turn lane on the west side of the intersection of Kansas Expressway and Chestnut Expressway beginning 8 a.m. through 3 p.m. Tuesday, Aug....

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City of Springfield Traffic News Releases
Posted on: August 3, 2020

Expect lane closures at Kansas Expressway and Chestnut Expressway Intersection Aug. 4

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Springfield sewer maintenance crews will shut down one eastbound through lane and one northbound turn lane on the west side of the intersection of Kansas Expressway and Chestnut Expressway beginning 8 a.m. through 3 p.m. Tuesday, Aug....

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City of Springfield Traffic News Releases
Posted on: July 30, 2020

July 30, 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 eleventh death is a man in his 80s who was immunocompromised. He was not associated with a long-term c...

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

July 30, 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 eleventh death is a man in his 80s who was immunocompromised. He was not associated with a long-term c...

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

Expect delays on westbound Battlefield Road between Delaware Ave. and Fremont Ave. beginning Aug. 4

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

UPDATE: Contractors have pushed back the start of this closure by a day. 

Westbound traffic along Battlefield Road will be reduced to a single lane between Delaware Avenue and Fremont Avenue beginning 9 a.m., Tuesday, Aug. 4 f...

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View a PDF of improvement project plans. City of Springfield Traffic News Releases
Posted on: July 30, 2020

Expect delays on westbound Battlefield Road between Delaware Ave. and Fremont Ave. beginning Aug. 4

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

UPDATE: Contractors have pushed back the start of this closure by a day. 

Westbound traffic along Battlefield Road will be reduced to a single lane between Delaware Avenue and Fremont Avenue beginning 9 a.m., Tuesday, Aug. 4 f...

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View a PDF of improvement project plans. City of Springfield Traffic News Releases
Posted on: July 28, 2020

July 28, 2020 - Greene County COVID-19 cases pass 1,000, funding approved to expand contact tracing

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department surpassed 1,000 cases of COVID-19 in Greene County residents on Monday.

“Hitting that 1,000 cases mark is certainly an unfortunate milestone, but while that’s a big number, there is some p...

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

July 28, 2020 - Greene County COVID-19 cases pass 1,000, funding approved to expand contact tracing

news-update

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department surpassed 1,000 cases of COVID-19 in Greene County residents on Monday.

“Hitting that 1,000 cases mark is certainly an unfortunate milestone, but while that’s a big number, there is some p...

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

Southbound lane of Fremont Avenue at Bradford Park closed Tuesday through 10 a.m. Wednesday

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

One of the southbound lanes of Fremont Avenue at Bradford Park is currently closed for City Utilities work. The lane is expected to be reopened by 10 a.m. Wednesday.

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For more information, contact Cora Scott at 417-380-3352 or cscott...

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City of Springfield Traffic News Releases
Posted on: July 28, 2020

Southbound lane of Fremont Avenue at Bradford Park closed Tuesday through 10 a.m. Wednesday

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

One of the southbound lanes of Fremont Avenue at Bradford Park is currently closed for City Utilities work. The lane is expected to be reopened by 10 a.m. Wednesday.

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For more information, contact Cora Scott at 417-380-3352 or cscott...

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City of Springfield Traffic News Releases
Posted on: July 27, 2020

S. Lyon Avenue to close for five months between Lakewood Street and Library Center beginning July 29

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

S. Lyon Avenue will close between Lakewood Street and the Library Center parking lot south driveway for approximately five months beginning 7 a.m. Wednesday, July 29 for construction work associated with a private development. The clo...

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City of Springfield Traffic News Releases
Posted on: July 27, 2020

S. Lyon Avenue to close for five months between Lakewood Street and Library Center beginning July 29

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

S. Lyon Avenue will close between Lakewood Street and the Library Center parking lot south driveway for approximately five months beginning 7 a.m. Wednesday, July 29 for construction work associated with a private development. The clo...

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City of Springfield Traffic News Releases
Posted on: July 27, 2020

Springfield Police Department and NAACP Meet to Address Community Concerns

For Immediate Release 

July 27, 2020 

Springfield Police Department and NAACP Meet to Address Community Concerns

On Thursday, July 23, 2020, Springfield Police Chief Paul Williams and members of SPD command staff met with Springfield NAACP ...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: July 27, 2020

Springfield Police Department and NAACP Meet to Address Community Concerns

For Immediate Release 

July 27, 2020 

Springfield Police Department and NAACP Meet to Address Community Concerns

On Thursday, July 23, 2020, Springfield Police Chief Paul Williams and members of SPD command staff met with Springfield NAACP ...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: July 23, 2020

July 23, 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 tenth death is a man in his 80s with underlying health conditions. He was not associated with a long-t...

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

July 23, 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 tenth death is a man in his 80s with underlying health conditions. He was not associated with a long-t...

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

2020 Junior Police & Fire Academy Canceled

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

July 21, 2020

2020 Junior Police & Fire Academy Canceled

Due to concerns related to the spread of COVID-19, the 2020 Junior Police & Fire Academy is canceled. 

The Springfield Police Department and Springfield Fire Depar...

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Application Information Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: July 21, 2020

2020 Junior Police & Fire Academy Canceled

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

July 21, 2020

2020 Junior Police & Fire Academy Canceled

Due to concerns related to the spread of COVID-19, the 2020 Junior Police & Fire Academy is canceled. 

The Springfield Police Department and Springfield Fire Depar...

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Application Information Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: July 20, 2020

July Coffee with the Chief Event Canceled

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

July 20, 2020

July Coffee with the Chief Event Canceled

Due to concerns related to the spread of COVID-19, this month’s "Coffee with the Chief" event, scheduled for Tuesday, July 21, 2020, is canceled. Public health ...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: July 20, 2020

July Coffee with the Chief Event Canceled

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

July 20, 2020

July Coffee with the Chief Event Canceled

Due to concerns related to the spread of COVID-19, this month’s "Coffee with the Chief" event, scheduled for Tuesday, July 21, 2020, is canceled. Public health ...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: July 20, 2020

Missing Endangered Alert Canceled : Bobby Lee Schell Located

Bobby Lee Schell

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

July 20, 2020

Missing Endangered Alert Canceled: Bobby Lee Schell Located 

Bobby Lee Schell was located. He returned to his home and is unharmed. Thank you to everyone who assisted in the search.

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: July 20, 2020

Missing Endangered Alert Canceled : Bobby Lee Schell Located

Bobby Lee Schell

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

July 20, 2020

Missing Endangered Alert Canceled: Bobby Lee Schell Located 

Bobby Lee Schell was located. He returned to his home and is unharmed. Thank you to everyone who assisted in the search.

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: July 20, 2020

St. Louis Street to close overnight between Jefferson Avenue and Kimbrough Avenue July 22

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

St. Louis Street will close overnight between Jefferson Avenue and Kimbrough Avenue beginning 10 p.m. Wednesday, July 22, through 6 a.m. Thursday, July 23 to facilitate the delivery of construction materials to the 505 E. St. Louis ap...

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City of Springfield Traffic News Releases
Posted on: July 20, 2020

St. Louis Street to close overnight between Jefferson Avenue and Kimbrough Avenue July 22

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

St. Louis Street will close overnight between Jefferson Avenue and Kimbrough Avenue beginning 10 p.m. Wednesday, July 22, through 6 a.m. Thursday, July 23 to facilitate the delivery of construction materials to the 505 E. St. Louis ap...

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City of Springfield Traffic News Releases
Posted on: July 18, 2020

SILVER ALERT CANCELED: Judy Thompson

Judy Thompson

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

July 18, 2020

SILVER ALERT CANCELED: Judy Thompson

Judy Thompson has been located. Thank you to all who assisted in the search.

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The Springfield Police Department is investigating a report of a missing endangered pers...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: July 18, 2020

SILVER ALERT CANCELED: Judy Thompson

Judy Thompson

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

July 18, 2020

SILVER ALERT CANCELED: Judy Thompson

Judy Thompson has been located. Thank you to all who assisted in the search.

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The Springfield Police Department is investigating a report of a missing endangered pers...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: July 17, 2020

July 17, 2020 - Health Department suspends low-risk public exposure notices

news-update

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department will be suspending the public notification of low-risk potential exposure locations, effective today.

This decision has come as a result of several factors.

On Thursday, a mandatory masking ordinance went into...

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

July 17, 2020 - Health Department suspends low-risk public exposure notices

news-update

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department will be suspending the public notification of low-risk potential exposure locations, effective today.

This decision has come as a result of several factors.

On Thursday, a mandatory masking ordinance went into...

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

Haseltine Road to close at Division Street intersection July 20 - 27

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

A section of Haseltine Road will close immediately south of the Division Street intersection, between Division Street and the railroad crossing, beginning 6 a.m. Monday, July 20 through 6 a.m., Monday, July 27 for the construction of ...

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City of Springfield Traffic News Releases
Posted on: July 17, 2020

Haseltine Road to close at Division Street intersection July 20 - 27

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

A section of Haseltine Road will close immediately south of the Division Street intersection, between Division Street and the railroad crossing, beginning 6 a.m. Monday, July 20 through 6 a.m., Monday, July 27 for the construction of ...

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City of Springfield Traffic News Releases
Posted on: July 17, 2020

Suspects in Multiple Robberies Arrested

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

July 17, 2020

Suspects in Multiple Robberies Arrested

The Springfield Police Department and the Greene County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a series of commercial robberies that began on July 12, 2020.  The robbe...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: July 17, 2020

Suspects in Multiple Robberies Arrested

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

July 17, 2020

Suspects in Multiple Robberies Arrested

The Springfield Police Department and the Greene County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a series of commercial robberies that began on July 12, 2020.  The robbe...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: July 16, 2020

July 16, 2020 - Health Department announces new COVID-19 cases, potential community exposures

Public Exposure Notice

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department reported 37 new positive COVID-19 cases today, bringing the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 646.

The health department is also notifying the public of potential community exposures from seven CO...

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

July 16, 2020 - Health Department announces new COVID-19 cases, potential community exposures

Public Exposure Notice

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department reported 37 new positive COVID-19 cases today, bringing the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 646.

The health department is also notifying the public of potential community exposures from seven CO...

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

July 15, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

Public Exposure Notice

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential community exposures from four COVID-19 positive individuals. Three cases reside in Greene County and one resides in another jurisdiction.

Prior to being diagnosed, the ind...

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

July 15, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

Public Exposure Notice

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential community exposures from four COVID-19 positive individuals. Three cases reside in Greene County and one resides in another jurisdiction.

Prior to being diagnosed, the ind...

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

July 14, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

Public Exposure Notice

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential community exposures from eight COVID-19 positive individuals. Seven cases reside in Greene County and one resides in another jurisdiction.

Prior to being diagnosed, the in...

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

July 14, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

Public Exposure Notice

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential community exposures from eight COVID-19 positive individuals. Seven cases reside in Greene County and one resides in another jurisdiction.

Prior to being diagnosed, the in...

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

July 13, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

Public Exposure Notice

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential community exposures from nine COVID-19 positive individuals.

Prior to being diagnosed, our cases went to the following locations:

  • Thursday, July 2: Visited Walmart Supercen...
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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: July 13, 2020

July 13, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

Public Exposure Notice

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential community exposures from nine COVID-19 positive individuals.

Prior to being diagnosed, our cases went to the following locations:

  • Thursday, July 2: Visited Walmart Supercen...
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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: July 12, 2020

July 12, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

Public Exposure Notice

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential community exposures from six COVID-19 positive individuals.

Prior to being diagnosed, our cases went to the following locations:

  • Friday, July 3: Visited McAlister&rsquo...
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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: July 12, 2020

July 12, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

Public Exposure Notice

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential community exposures from six COVID-19 positive individuals.

Prior to being diagnosed, our cases went to the following locations:

  • Friday, July 3: Visited McAlister&rsquo...
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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: July 11, 2020

July 11, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

Public Exposure Notice

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential community exposures from two COVID-19 positive individuals.

Prior to being diagnosed, these individuals visited the following locations:

  • Wednesday, July 1: Visited 10 Fitne...
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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: July 11, 2020

July 11, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

Public Exposure Notice

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential community exposures from two COVID-19 positive individuals.

Prior to being diagnosed, these individuals visited the following locations:

  • Wednesday, July 1: Visited 10 Fitne...
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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: July 10, 2020

July 10, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

Public Exposure Notice

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential community exposures from six COVID-19 positive individuals. Five cases reside in Greene County and one resides in another jurisdiction.

Prior to being diagnosed, these ind...

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

July 10, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

Public Exposure Notice

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential community exposures from six COVID-19 positive individuals. Five cases reside in Greene County and one resides in another jurisdiction.

Prior to being diagnosed, these ind...

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

July 10, 2020 - Media briefing at 1 p.m. today at Public Safety Center

news-update

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department will host a media briefing at 1 p.m. today in the Training Room of the Public Safety Center, 330 W. Scott.

We ask that members of the media—one per outlet—arrive 10-15 minutes early for a ...

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

July 10, 2020 - Media briefing at 1 p.m. today at Public Safety Center

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department will host a media briefing at 1 p.m. today in the Training Room of the Public Safety Center, 330 W. Scott.

We ask that members of the media—one per outlet—arrive 10-15 minutes early for a ...

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

July 9, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

Public Exposure Notice

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential community exposures from two COVID-19 positive individuals.

Prior to being diagnosed, our cases went to the following locations:

  • Thursday, June 25: Visited Walmart Supercent...
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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: July 9, 2020

July 9, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

Public Exposure Notice

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential community exposures from two COVID-19 positive individuals.

Prior to being diagnosed, our cases went to the following locations:

  • Thursday, June 25: Visited Walmart Supercent...
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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: July 9, 2020

Springfield Police Recruits of 72nd Academy Set to Graduate Friday

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July 9, 2020

Springfield Police Recruits of 72nd Academy Set to Graduate Friday  

Graduation ceremonies for the officers of the 72nd Springfield Police Academy will be held Friday, July 10, 2020, at Park Crest Baptist Church (8...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: July 9, 2020

Springfield Police Recruits of 72nd Academy Set to Graduate Friday

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

July 9, 2020

Springfield Police Recruits of 72nd Academy Set to Graduate Friday  

Graduation ceremonies for the officers of the 72nd Springfield Police Academy will be held Friday, July 10, 2020, at Park Crest Baptist Church (8...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: July 8, 2020

Springfield Police Department Celebrates Eight Promotions

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July 8, 2020 

Springfield Police Department Celebrates Eight Promotions

On Wednesday, July 8th the Springfield Police Department celebrated eight promotions during a ceremony at the Springfield Regional Police and Fire Training...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: July 8, 2020

Springfield Police Department Celebrates Eight Promotions

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July 8, 2020 

Springfield Police Department Celebrates Eight Promotions

On Wednesday, July 8th the Springfield Police Department celebrated eight promotions during a ceremony at the Springfield Regional Police and Fire Training...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: July 8, 2020

July 8, 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 ninth death is a woman in her 80s. She was not associated with a long-term care facility. She had no o...

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

July 8, 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 ninth death is a woman in her 80s. She was not associated with a long-term care facility. She had no o...

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

E. Monroe Terrace to close between Glenstone Avenue and Stewart Avenue July 7

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

E. Monroe Terrace will close to through traffic between Glenstone Avenue and Stewart Avenue beginning 7 a.m. through 3 p.m. Tuesday, July 7 for emergency sewer repairs. 

All through traffic is advised to follow the marked deto...

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City of Springfield Traffic News Releases
Posted on: July 6, 2020

E. Monroe Terrace to close between Glenstone Avenue and Stewart Avenue July 7

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

E. Monroe Terrace will close to through traffic between Glenstone Avenue and Stewart Avenue beginning 7 a.m. through 3 p.m. Tuesday, July 7 for emergency sewer repairs. 

All through traffic is advised to follow the marked deto...

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City of Springfield Traffic News Releases
Posted on: July 4, 2020

July 4, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

Public Exposure Notice

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential community exposures from two COVID-19 positive individuals.

Prior to being diagnosed, these individuals went to the following locations:

  • Saturday, June 27: Visited Walmart ...
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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: July 4, 2020

July 4, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

Public Exposure Notice

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential community exposures from two COVID-19 positive individuals.

Prior to being diagnosed, these individuals went to the following locations:

  • Saturday, June 27: Visited Walmart ...
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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: July 3, 2020

July 3, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

Public Exposure Notice

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

Prior to being diagnosed, three of...

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

July 3, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

Public Exposure Notice

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

Prior to being diagnosed, three of...

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

July 2, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

Public Exposure Notice

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential community exposures from three COVID-19 positive individuals.

Prior to being diagnosed, two of these individuals went to the following locations:    

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

July 2, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

Public Exposure Notice

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential community exposures from three COVID-19 positive individuals.

Prior to being diagnosed, two of these individuals went to the following locations:    

  • Satu...
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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: 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: July 1, 2020

July 1, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

Public Exposure Notice

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential community exposures from two COVID-19 positive individuals. One individual resides in Greene County and one resides in another jurisdiction.

Prior to being diagnosed, the ...

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

July 1, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

Public Exposure Notice

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential community exposures from two COVID-19 positive individuals. One individual resides in Greene County and one resides in another jurisdiction.

Prior to being diagnosed, the ...

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

July 1, 2020 - Health Care Community Transitioning COVID-19 Testing Options

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After more than three months of maintaining a collaborative testing site, our local health care community is transitioning COVID-19 testing to more sustainable healthcare-based locations in Springfield beginning Friday, July 3.

CoxHealth, Mercy Springfield...

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

July 1, 2020 - Health Care Community Transitioning COVID-19 Testing Options

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After more than three months of maintaining a collaborative testing site, our local health care community is transitioning COVID-19 testing to more sustainable healthcare-based locations in Springfield beginning Friday, July 3.

CoxHealth, Mercy Springfield...

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

June 30, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposure

Public Exposure Notice

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of a potential community exposure from one COVID-19 positive individual.

Prior to being diagnosed, our case went to the following location:

  • Saturday, June 27: Visited Target at 1825 E P...
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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: June 30, 2020

June 30, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposure

Public Exposure Notice

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of a potential community exposure from one COVID-19 positive individual.

Prior to being diagnosed, our case went to the following location:

  • Saturday, June 27: Visited Target at 1825 E P...
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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: June 30, 2020

SPD Releases Additional Info on Suspect Vehicle in Double Fatal Pedestrian Crash

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

July 1, 2020

Update:

SPD Releases Additional Info on Suspect Vehicle in Double Fatal Pedestrian Crash 

On June 30, 2020, at 04:12 a.m., officers with the Springfield Police Department responded to the 200 block of East Chestnut ...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: June 30, 2020

SPD Releases Additional Info on Suspect Vehicle in Double Fatal Pedestrian Crash

white truck

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

July 1, 2020

Update:

SPD Releases Additional Info on Suspect Vehicle in Double Fatal Pedestrian Crash 

On June 30, 2020, at 04:12 a.m., officers with the Springfield Police Department responded to the 200 block of East Chestnut ...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: June 30, 2020

SPD Releases Additional Information on Double Fatal Pedestrian Crash

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

July 1, 2020

Update:

SPD Releases Additional Information on Double Fatal Pedestrian Crash 

 

On June 30, 2020, at 04:12 a.m., officers with the Springfield Police Department responded to the 200 block of East Chestnut Ex...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: June 30, 2020

SPD Releases Additional Information on Double Fatal Pedestrian Crash

white truck

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

July 1, 2020

Update:

SPD Releases Additional Information on Double Fatal Pedestrian Crash 

 

On June 30, 2020, at 04:12 a.m., officers with the Springfield Police Department responded to the 200 block of East Chestnut Ex...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: June 29, 2020

June 29, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposure

Public Exposure Notice

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of a potential community exposure from one COVID-19 positive individual from another jurisdiction.

Prior to being diagnosed, the individual went to the following location:

  • Monday, June ...
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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: June 29, 2020

June 29, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposure

Public Exposure Notice

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of a potential community exposure from one COVID-19 positive individual from another jurisdiction.

Prior to being diagnosed, the individual went to the following location:

  • Monday, June ...
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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: June 29, 2020

North Partnership Boulevard to close at railroad crossing July 7-11

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

North Partnership Boulevard will close at the Burlington Northern Sante Fe (BNSF) railroad crossing beginning 2 a.m., Tuesday, July 7 through Saturday, July 11 (weather permitting) for the replacement of the roadway surface of the rai...

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City of Springfield Traffic News Releases
Posted on: June 29, 2020

North Partnership Boulevard to close at railroad crossing July 7-11

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

North Partnership Boulevard will close at the Burlington Northern Sante Fe (BNSF) railroad crossing beginning 2 a.m., Tuesday, July 7 through Saturday, July 11 (weather permitting) for the replacement of the roadway surface of the rai...

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City of Springfield Traffic News Releases
Posted on: June 29, 2020

SPD Investigates Fatal Motorcycle Crash

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June 29, 2020

SPD Investigates Fatal Motorcycle Crash 

 

On June 28, 2020, at 12:00 p.m., officers with the Springfield Police Department responded to the intersection of Kearney and Airport Plaza regarding a motor vehi...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: June 29, 2020

SPD Investigates Fatal Motorcycle Crash

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 29, 2020

SPD Investigates Fatal Motorcycle Crash 

 

On June 28, 2020, at 12:00 p.m., officers with the Springfield Police Department responded to the intersection of Kearney and Airport Plaza regarding a motor vehi...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: June 28, 2020

June 28, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

Public Exposure Notice

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

Prior to being diagnosed, our cases visited the following locations:

  • Monday, June 22: Pennington’s Su...
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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: June 28, 2020

June 28, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

Public Exposure Notice

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

Prior to being diagnosed, our cases visited the following locations:

  • Monday, June 22: Pennington’s Su...
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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: June 27, 2020

June 27, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

Public Exposure Notice

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential community exposures from two COVID-19 positive individuals.

Prior to being diagnosed, two cases from another jurisdiction went to the following locations:

  • Thursday, June 18...
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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: June 27, 2020

June 27, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

Public Exposure Notice

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential community exposures from two COVID-19 positive individuals.

Prior to being diagnosed, two cases from another jurisdiction went to the following locations:

  • Thursday, June 18...
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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: June 27, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate N. Fremont Fatal Shooting

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 27, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate N. Fremont Fatal Shooting

On June 26, 2020, at 10:29 p.m., Springfield Police Officers were dispatched to 2457 N. Fremont regarding a shooting.  Officers arrived and contacted David ...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: June 27, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate N. Fremont Fatal Shooting

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 27, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate N. Fremont Fatal Shooting

On June 26, 2020, at 10:29 p.m., Springfield Police Officers were dispatched to 2457 N. Fremont regarding a shooting.  Officers arrived and contacted David ...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: June 26, 2020

June 26, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

Public Exposure Notice

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential community exposures from five COVID-19 positive individuals.

Prior to being diagnosed, our cases went to the following locations:  

  • Thursday, June 18: Worked at Springfield...
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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: June 26, 2020

June 26, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

Public Exposure Notice

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential community exposures from five COVID-19 positive individuals.

Prior to being diagnosed, our cases went to the following locations:  

  • Thursday, June 18: Worked at Springfield...
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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: June 26, 2020

June 26, 2020 - SGCHD announces potential COVID-19 community exposures among unsheltered community

Public Exposure Notice

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential community exposures from an unsheltered individual in our area.

Prior to being diagnosed, we believe our case visited several local providers for unsheltered services in t...

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

June 26, 2020 - SGCHD announces potential COVID-19 community exposures among unsheltered community

Public Exposure Notice

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential community exposures from an unsheltered individual in our area.

Prior to being diagnosed, we believe our case visited several local providers for unsheltered services in t...

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

Trafficway Street north of 505 E. St. Louis St. development to close June 29

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Trafficway Street, immediately north of a new development at 505 E. St. Louis Street, will close beginning 7:30 a.m. Monday, June 29 for an emergency water valve repair. This closure is expected to last one day and crews are hopeful t...

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City of Springfield Traffic News Releases
Posted on: June 26, 2020

Trafficway Street north of 505 E. St. Louis St. development to close June 29

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Trafficway Street, immediately north of a new development at 505 E. St. Louis Street, will close beginning 7:30 a.m. Monday, June 29 for an emergency water valve repair. This closure is expected to last one day and crews are hopeful t...

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City of Springfield Traffic News Releases
Posted on: June 25, 2020

June 25, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

Public Exposure Notice

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential community exposures from six COVID-19 positive individuals.

Prior to being diagnosed, our cases visited the following locations:

  • Monday, June 15: Five Below at 3500 S Glens...
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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: June 25, 2020

June 25, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

Public Exposure Notice

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential community exposures from six COVID-19 positive individuals.

Prior to being diagnosed, our cases visited the following locations:

  • Monday, June 15: Five Below at 3500 S Glens...
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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: June 25, 2020

Planned sewer rate increase takes effect July 1

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Customers on City sewer service will see a planned rate increase beginning July 1, in order to continue improving the City’s aging sewer system and to remain in compliance with federal Clean Water Act regulations. The City o...

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City of Springfield Environment News Releases
Posted on: June 25, 2020

Planned sewer rate increase takes effect July 1

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Customers on City sewer service will see a planned rate increase beginning July 1, in order to continue improving the City’s aging sewer system and to remain in compliance with federal Clean Water Act regulations. The City o...

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City of Springfield Environment News Releases
Posted on: June 25, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate W. Kearney Homicide

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 24, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate W. Kearney Homicide 

On June 23, 2020, at 2:03 p.m., Springfield Police were dispatched to 4120 W. Kearney after a 911 caller stated a person had been shot at that location. When off...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: June 25, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate W. Kearney Homicide

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 24, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate W. Kearney Homicide 

On June 23, 2020, at 2:03 p.m., Springfield Police were dispatched to 4120 W. Kearney after a 911 caller stated a person had been shot at that location. When off...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: June 24, 2020

June 24, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

Public Exposure Notice

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential community exposures from two COVID-19 positive individuals.

Prior to being diagnosed, our cases visited the following locations:

  • Tuesday, June 16: Springfield Music at 3100...
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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: June 24, 2020

June 24, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

Public Exposure Notice

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential community exposures from two COVID-19 positive individuals.

Prior to being diagnosed, our cases visited the following locations:

  • Tuesday, June 16: Springfield Music at 3100...
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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: June 24, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate N. Elizabeth Shooting

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 24, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate N. Elizabeth Shooting 

On June 21, 2020, at 11:13 p.m., two male victims with serious gunshot wounds arrived at Cox North Hospital. Investigating officers determined the shooting had...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: June 24, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate N. Elizabeth Shooting

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 24, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate N. Elizabeth Shooting 

On June 21, 2020, at 11:13 p.m., two male victims with serious gunshot wounds arrived at Cox North Hospital. Investigating officers determined the shooting had...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: June 24, 2020

Springfield Police Now Investigating N. Elizabeth Shooting as Homicide

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June 26, 2020

Springfield Police Now Investigating N. Elizabeth Shooting as Homicide

On June 21, 2020, at 11:13 p.m., two male victims with serious gunshot wounds arrived at Cox North Hospital. Investigating officers determined the shoo...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: June 24, 2020

Springfield Police Now Investigating N. Elizabeth Shooting as Homicide

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 26, 2020

Springfield Police Now Investigating N. Elizabeth Shooting as Homicide

On June 21, 2020, at 11:13 p.m., two male victims with serious gunshot wounds arrived at Cox North Hospital. Investigating officers determined the shoo...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: June 23, 2020

June 23, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

Public Exposure Notice

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential community exposures from a COVID-19 positive individual.

Prior to being diagnosed, our case visited the following locations:

  • Friday, June 19: Worked in multiple areas at Wa...
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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: June 23, 2020

June 23, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

Public Exposure Notice

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential community exposures from a COVID-19 positive individual.

Prior to being diagnosed, our case visited the following locations:

  • Friday, June 19: Worked in multiple areas at Wa...
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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: June 22, 2020

June 22, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

Public Exposure Notice

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential community exposures from two COVID-19 positive individuals.

Prior to being diagnosed, a Greene County case visited the following locations:

  • Sunday, June 14: Walmart Neighbo...
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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: June 22, 2020

June 22, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

Public Exposure Notice

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential community exposures from two COVID-19 positive individuals.

Prior to being diagnosed, a Greene County case visited the following locations:

  • Sunday, June 14: Walmart Neighbo...
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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: June 22, 2020

June 22, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

Public Exposure Notice

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential community exposures from three COVID-19 positive individuals.

 Prior to being diagnosed, our cases visited the following locations:

•    ...

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

June 22, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

Public Exposure Notice

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential community exposures from three COVID-19 positive individuals.

 Prior to being diagnosed, our cases visited the following locations:

•    ...

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

June 20, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

Public Exposure Notice

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential community exposures from two COVID-19 positive individuals. 

 Prior to being diagnosed, our cases visited the following locations:

•   &...

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

June 20, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

Public Exposure Notice

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential community exposures from two COVID-19 positive individuals. 

 Prior to being diagnosed, our cases visited the following locations:

•   &...

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

SPD Investigates Fatality Motor Vehicle Crash on I-44

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 20, 2020

SPD Investigates Fatality Motor Vehicle Crash on I-44

 

On June 19, 2020, at 6:22 p.m., officers with the Springfield Police Department responded to the westbound lanes of I-44, just east of Glenstone, regarding a ...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: June 20, 2020

SPD Investigates Fatality Motor Vehicle Crash on I-44

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 20, 2020

SPD Investigates Fatality Motor Vehicle Crash on I-44

 

On June 19, 2020, at 6:22 p.m., officers with the Springfield Police Department responded to the westbound lanes of I-44, just east of Glenstone, regarding a ...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: June 20, 2020

SPD Unveils Website Addition to Foster Transparency

WHERE WE STAND Social

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 25, 2020

SPD Unveils Website Addition to Foster Transparency 

 

At the Springfield Police Department, we are committed to transparency and maintaining open communication with our community members. We value and res...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: June 20, 2020

SPD Unveils Website Addition to Foster Transparency

WHERE WE STAND Social

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 25, 2020

SPD Unveils Website Addition to Foster Transparency 

 

At the Springfield Police Department, we are committed to transparency and maintaining open communication with our community members. We value and res...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: June 19, 2020

June 19, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposure

Public Exposure Notice

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential community exposure from a COVID-19 positive individual. 

Prior to being diagnosed, our case worked at La Hacienda at 1370 S. Glenstone on Tuesday, June 16 from 2 ...

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

June 19, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposure

Public Exposure Notice

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential community exposure from a COVID-19 positive individual. 

Prior to being diagnosed, our case worked at La Hacienda at 1370 S. Glenstone on Tuesday, June 16 from 2 ...

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

June 18, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential community exposures from a COVID-19 positive individual.

Prior to being diagnosed, our case visited the following locations:

  • Saturday, June 6: Discount Tire at 361...
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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: June 18, 2020

June 18, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

novel-coronavirus

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential community exposures from a COVID-19 positive individual.

Prior to being diagnosed, our case visited the following locations:

  • Saturday, June 6: Discount Tire at 361...
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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: June 18, 2020

City issues RFQ for architecture and engineering services for Jordan Creek daylighting project

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The City of Springfield has issued a request for qualifications (RFQ) through 5 p.m. July 15 for engineering and architecture services for the design of the Renew Jordan Creek project from Main Avenue to Boonville Avenue.

Renew Jordan ...

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City of Springfield Environment News Releases
Posted on: June 18, 2020

City issues RFQ for architecture and engineering services for Jordan Creek daylighting project

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The City of Springfield has issued a request for qualifications (RFQ) through 5 p.m. July 15 for engineering and architecture services for the design of the Renew Jordan Creek project from Main Avenue to Boonville Avenue.

Renew Jordan ...

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City of Springfield Environment News Releases
Posted on: June 17, 2020

June 17, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

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

Prior to being diagnosed, our cases visited the following locations:

  • Friday, June 5: Ebbets Field at 1027 E Wal...
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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: June 17, 2020

June 17, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

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

Prior to being diagnosed, our cases visited the following locations:

  • Friday, June 5: Ebbets Field at 1027 E Wal...
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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: June 17, 2020

Springfield Investigate Fatal Motorcycle V. Semi-Truck Crash

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June 19, 2020

Springfield Investigate Fatal Motorcycle V. Semi-Truck Crash

On June 19, 2020,  at 12:17 p.m., officers with the Springfield Police Department’s Traffic Section responded to the area of Division St. and ...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: June 17, 2020

Springfield Investigate Fatal Motorcycle V. Semi-Truck Crash

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June 19, 2020

Springfield Investigate Fatal Motorcycle V. Semi-Truck Crash

On June 19, 2020,  at 12:17 p.m., officers with the Springfield Police Department’s Traffic Section responded to the area of Division St. and ...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: June 17, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate Fatal Shooting – 4120 S. Hillcrest

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June 17, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate Fatal Shooting – 4120 S. Hillcrest

On June 17, 2020, at approximately 1:48 a.m., Springfield Police were dispatched to the area of Hillcrest and Republic Road regarding an injured m...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: June 17, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate Fatal Shooting – 4120 S. Hillcrest

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June 17, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate Fatal Shooting – 4120 S. Hillcrest

On June 17, 2020, at approximately 1:48 a.m., Springfield Police were dispatched to the area of Hillcrest and Republic Road regarding an injured m...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: June 17, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate Murder/Suicide on N. Golden

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June 17, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate Murder/Suicide on N. Golden

On June 16, 2020, at 9:12 p.m., Springfield Police received a call for a check the well being.  The caller wanted officers to check the well being of a f...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: June 17, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate Murder/Suicide on N. Golden

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June 17, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate Murder/Suicide on N. Golden

On June 16, 2020, at 9:12 p.m., Springfield Police received a call for a check the well being.  The caller wanted officers to check the well being of a f...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: June 16, 2020

June 16, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential community exposures from three COVID-19 positive individuals.

Prior to being diagnosed, our cases visited the following locations:

  • Thursday, June 11: IHOP at 2647 N Kansas ...
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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: June 16, 2020

June 16, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential community exposures from three COVID-19 positive individuals.

Prior to being diagnosed, our cases visited the following locations:

  • Thursday, June 11: IHOP at 2647 N Kansas ...
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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: June 16, 2020

Battlefield and Fremont improvement project progresses with lane closures at Mall entrance

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Expect various lane closures at the intersection of Fremont Avenue and the Battlefield Mall entrance Tuesday, June 16 and Wednesday, June 17 as the Battlefield and Fremont Intersection and Roadway Improvement Project progresses.

Constr...

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View a PDF of improvement project plans. City of Springfield Traffic News Releases
Posted on: June 16, 2020

Battlefield and Fremont improvement project progresses with lane closures at Mall entrance

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Expect various lane closures at the intersection of Fremont Avenue and the Battlefield Mall entrance Tuesday, June 16 and Wednesday, June 17 as the Battlefield and Fremont Intersection and Roadway Improvement Project progresses.

Constr...

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View a PDF of improvement project plans. City of Springfield Traffic News Releases
Posted on: June 15, 2020

June 15, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential community exposures from three COVID-19 positive individuals.

Prior to being diagnosed, our cases visited the following locations:

  • Friday, June 5: IHOP at 3804 S Glenstone ...
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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: June 15, 2020

June 15, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential community exposures from three COVID-19 positive individuals.

Prior to being diagnosed, our cases visited the following locations:

  • Friday, June 5: IHOP at 3804 S Glenstone ...
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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: June 15, 2020

Join Chief Williams for "Coffee with the Chief"

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June 15, 2020

Join Chief Williams for "Coffee with the Chief"

On Thursday, June 18th at  Classic Rock Coffee Co (1900 W. Sunset St., Springfield, MO) "Coffee with the Chief" will take place between 7:00 - 8:...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: June 15, 2020

Join Chief Williams for "Coffee with the Chief"

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June 15, 2020

Join Chief Williams for "Coffee with the Chief"

On Thursday, June 18th at  Classic Rock Coffee Co (1900 W. Sunset St., Springfield, MO) "Coffee with the Chief" will take place between 7:00 - 8:...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: June 13, 2020

June 13, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential community exposures from three COVID-19 positive individuals.

Prior to being diagnosed, our cases visited the following locations:

  • Thursday, June 4: Kearney Street...
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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: June 13, 2020

June 13, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential community exposures from three COVID-19 positive individuals.

Prior to being diagnosed, our cases visited the following locations:

  • Thursday, June 4: Kearney Street...
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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: June 12, 2020

June 12, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential community exposures from a COVID-19 positive individual.

Prior to being diagnosed, our case worked at the McDonald’s at 2811 N. Kansas Expy on the following days...

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

June 12, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential community exposures from a COVID-19 positive individual.

Prior to being diagnosed, our case worked at the McDonald’s at 2811 N. Kansas Expy on the following days...

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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

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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: June 12, 2020

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

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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: June 12, 2020

Trafficway Street north of 505 E. St. Louis St. development site to remain closed through June 26

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Trafficway Street, immediately north of a new development at 505 E. St. Louis Street, will remain closed through Friday, June 26 for the construction of a sewer main. The closure  includes the intersection of Trafficway and t...

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City of Springfield Traffic News Releases
Posted on: June 12, 2020

Trafficway Street north of 505 E. St. Louis St. development site to remain closed through June 26

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Trafficway Street, immediately north of a new development at 505 E. St. Louis Street, will remain closed through Friday, June 26 for the construction of a sewer main. The closure  includes the intersection of Trafficway and t...

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City of Springfield Traffic News Releases
Posted on: June 11, 2020

June 11, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential exposures from two COVID-19 positive individuals from the same family group.    

Prior to being diagnosed, our cases visited the following locations:

  • Sund...
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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: June 11, 2020

June 11, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential exposures from two COVID-19 positive individuals from the same family group.    

Prior to being diagnosed, our cases visited the following locations:

  • Sund...
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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: June 11, 2020

Northbound Boonville Avenue to close between Chestnut Expressway and Central Street June 12

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The northbound lane of Boonville Avenue will close between Chestnut Expressway and Central Street beginning 6 a.m. through 3 p.m. Friday, June 12 for street repairs.

Motorists are advised to seek an alternate route.  ...

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City of Springfield Traffic News Releases
Posted on: June 11, 2020

Northbound Boonville Avenue to close between Chestnut Expressway and Central Street June 12

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The northbound lane of Boonville Avenue will close between Chestnut Expressway and Central Street beginning 6 a.m. through 3 p.m. Friday, June 12 for street repairs.

Motorists are advised to seek an alternate route.  ...

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City of Springfield Traffic News Releases
Posted on: June 11, 2020

Springfield Police Identify Suspect in Vandalism Incident at McDaniel Park

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June 11, 2020

Springfield Police Identify Suspect in Vandalism Incident at McDaniel Park

On June 6, 2020, Carolyne Moss’s vehicle was vandalized at McDaniel Park, 2405 S. National, by a suspect who wiped feces on her vehicle a...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: June 11, 2020

Springfield Police Identify Suspect in Vandalism Incident at McDaniel Park

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June 11, 2020

Springfield Police Identify Suspect in Vandalism Incident at McDaniel Park

On June 6, 2020, Carolyne Moss’s vehicle was vandalized at McDaniel Park, 2405 S. National, by a suspect who wiped feces on her vehicle a...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: June 10, 2020

June 10, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposure

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of a potential exposure from a COVID-19 positive individual.

Prior to being diagnosed, our case visited the following locations:

  • Sunday, June 7: Walmart Supercenter at 1150 US 60 in Rep...
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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: June 10, 2020

June 10, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposure

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of a potential exposure from a COVID-19 positive individual.

Prior to being diagnosed, our case visited the following locations:

  • Sunday, June 7: Walmart Supercenter at 1150 US 60 in Rep...
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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: June 10, 2020

SPD Provides Update on Injured Officer Mark Priebe

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June 10, 2020

SPD Provides Update on Injured Officer Mark Priebe 

The Springfield Police Department appreciates the overwhelming outpouring of support from the community following yesterday’s tragic incident involving...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: June 10, 2020

SPD Provides Update on Injured Officer Mark Priebe

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June 10, 2020

SPD Provides Update on Injured Officer Mark Priebe 

The Springfield Police Department appreciates the overwhelming outpouring of support from the community following yesterday’s tragic incident involving...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: June 9, 2020

Officer Struck by Vehicle Outside of Police Headquarters

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June 9, 2020

Officer Struck by Vehicle Outside of Police Headquarters

On June 9, 2020, at approximately 9:30 a.m. officers were notified of a white male at the front entrance of Springfield Police Headquarters (321 E Chestnut Expressway...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: June 9, 2020

Officer Struck by Vehicle Outside of Police Headquarters

Priebe, Mark

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 9, 2020

Officer Struck by Vehicle Outside of Police Headquarters

On June 9, 2020, at approximately 9:30 a.m. officers were notified of a white male at the front entrance of Springfield Police Headquarters (321 E Chestnut Expressway...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: June 9, 2020

UPDATE: S. Lyon Avenue closure between Lakewood Street and Library Center drive delayed

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UPDATE: This closure has been delayed for approximately 3-4 weeks due to the construction contractor’s schedule. Further details will be released as they are available.

Original Release:

S. Lyon Avenue will close between Lake...

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City of Springfield Traffic News Releases
Posted on: June 9, 2020

UPDATE: S. Lyon Avenue closure between Lakewood Street and Library Center drive delayed

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UPDATE: This closure has been delayed for approximately 3-4 weeks due to the construction contractor’s schedule. Further details will be released as they are available.

Original Release:

S. Lyon Avenue will close between Lake...

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City of Springfield Traffic News Releases
Posted on: June 8, 2020

June 8, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposure

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of a potential exposure from a COVID-19 positive individual.

Prior to being diagnosed, our case visited Bricktown Brewery at 2040 E. Independence on Sunday, May 31 around 6 p.m. for up...

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

June 8, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposure

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of a potential exposure from a COVID-19 positive individual.

Prior to being diagnosed, our case visited Bricktown Brewery at 2040 E. Independence on Sunday, May 31 around 6 p.m. for up...

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

June 8, 2020 - Incubation period closes: no clients contract COVID-19 from salon exposure

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is encouraged to report that the incubation period has passed from those potentially exposed from Great Clips. No clients of either stylist nor additional coworkers contracted COVID-19 as a result. ...

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

June 8, 2020 - Incubation period closes: no clients contract COVID-19 from salon exposure

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is encouraged to report that the incubation period has passed from those potentially exposed from Great Clips. No clients of either stylist nor additional coworkers contracted COVID-19 as a result. ...

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

Springfield Police Appreciates Peaceful Demonstrations

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June 6, 2020

Springfield Police Appreciates Peaceful Demonstrations 

Today’s protests in Park Central Square have concluded and the roadways are back open to traffic.

Two arrests were made and no protesters were arrest...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: June 6, 2020

Springfield Police Appreciates Peaceful Demonstrations

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June 6, 2020

Springfield Police Appreciates Peaceful Demonstrations 

Today’s protests in Park Central Square have concluded and the roadways are back open to traffic.

Two arrests were made and no protesters were arrest...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: June 5, 2020

SPD Investigates Fatal Motorcycle Crash

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June 5, 2020

SPD Investigates Fatal Motorcycle Crash

On June 4, 2020, at 10:50 p.m., officers with the Springfield Police Department responded to the intersection of College and Broadway regarding a motor vehicle crash between a motorcy...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: June 5, 2020

SPD Investigates Fatal Motorcycle Crash

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June 5, 2020

SPD Investigates Fatal Motorcycle Crash

On June 4, 2020, at 10:50 p.m., officers with the Springfield Police Department responded to the intersection of College and Broadway regarding a motor vehicle crash between a motorcy...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: June 5, 2020

Traffic impacts expected for downtown Springfield Saturday

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Road closures for a planned, permitted special event on Park Central Square are expected to cause significant traffic impacts starting at 2 p.m. until as late as 7 p.m. on Saturday. The Springfield Police Department will be enforcing ...

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City of Springfield Traffic News Releases
Posted on: June 5, 2020

Traffic impacts expected for downtown Springfield Saturday

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Road closures for a planned, permitted special event on Park Central Square are expected to cause significant traffic impacts starting at 2 p.m. until as late as 7 p.m. on Saturday. The Springfield Police Department will be enforcing ...

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City of Springfield Traffic News Releases
Posted on: June 4, 2020

June 4, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential exposures from two COVID-19 positive individuals.

Prior to being diagnosed, the individuals visited the following locations:

  • Saturday, May 30: Price Cutter at 1831 W. Kearn...
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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: June 4, 2020

June 4, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposures

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential exposures from two COVID-19 positive individuals.

Prior to being diagnosed, the individuals visited the following locations:

  • Saturday, May 30: Price Cutter at 1831 W. Kearn...
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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: June 3, 2020

June 3, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposure

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of a potential exposure from a COVID-19 positive individual.  

Prior to being diagnosed, one of our recent positive cases visited Sam’s Club at 3660 E. Sunshine on F...

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

June 3, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposure

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of a potential exposure from a COVID-19 positive individual.  

Prior to being diagnosed, one of our recent positive cases visited Sam’s Club at 3660 E. Sunshine on F...

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

June 2, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposure

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of a potential exposure from a COVID-19 positive individual.

Prior to being diagnosed, one of our recent positive cases worked as a cashier at Signal Food Store at 2810 E. Battlefield ...

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

June 2, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 community exposure

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of a potential exposure from a COVID-19 positive individual.

Prior to being diagnosed, one of our recent positive cases worked as a cashier at Signal Food Store at 2810 E. Battlefield ...

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

May 29, 2020 - Health Department announces new confirmed cases of COVID-19, new exposure notices

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department has seen 20 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 within the past 24 hours.

Six of our new cases include staff and residents of Wilson’s Creek Nursing and Rehab at 3403 W. Mt. Vernon. Four residents and t...

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

May 29, 2020 - Health Department announces new confirmed cases of COVID-19, new exposure notices

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department has seen 20 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 within the past 24 hours.

Six of our new cases include staff and residents of Wilson’s Creek Nursing and Rehab at 3403 W. Mt. Vernon. Four residents and t...

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

May 29, 2020 - Media Briefing today at 11:45 a.m. at Public Safety Center

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department will host an in-person media briefing today at 11:45 a.m. in the Training Room of the Public Safety Center, 330 W. Scott.

We ask that members of the media—one per outlet—arrive 10-15 minut...

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

May 29, 2020 - Media Briefing today at 11:45 a.m. at Public Safety Center

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department will host an in-person media briefing today at 11:45 a.m. in the Training Room of the Public Safety Center, 330 W. Scott.

We ask that members of the media—one per outlet—arrive 10-15 minut...

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

Letter to the Citizens of Springfield from Chief of Police Paul Williams

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May 29, 2020

Letter to the Citizens of Springfield from Chief of Police Paul Williams

I’m aware of and following the recent events in Minneapolis. I was shocked by the behavior of the Minneapolis police officers that led to th...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: May 29, 2020

Letter to the Citizens of Springfield from Chief of Police Paul Williams

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

May 29, 2020

Letter to the Citizens of Springfield from Chief of Police Paul Williams

I’m aware of and following the recent events in Minneapolis. I was shocked by the behavior of the Minneapolis police officers that led to th...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: May 29, 2020

Seven Officers Retire from SPD After 25 Years of Service

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June 5, 2020

Seven Officers Retire from SPD After 25 Years of Service

After 25 years of service seven Springfield Police Department veterans retired this week. Each began their career as a Springfield Police Officer in 1995 after gradua...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: May 29, 2020

Seven Officers Retire from SPD After 25 Years of Service

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June 5, 2020

Seven Officers Retire from SPD After 25 Years of Service

After 25 years of service seven Springfield Police Department veterans retired this week. Each began their career as a Springfield Police Officer in 1995 after gradua...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: May 29, 2020

Trafficway Street north of 505 E. St. Louis St. development site to close beginning June 1

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Construction of a sewer main for a new apartment building at 505 E. St. Louis Street in downtown Springfield will require a two-week closure of Trafficway Street immediately north of the construction site beginning 7 a.m. Monday, June...

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City of Springfield Traffic News Releases
Posted on: May 29, 2020

Trafficway Street north of 505 E. St. Louis St. development site to close beginning June 1

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Construction of a sewer main for a new apartment building at 505 E. St. Louis Street in downtown Springfield will require a two-week closure of Trafficway Street immediately north of the construction site beginning 7 a.m. Monday, June...

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City of Springfield Traffic News Releases
Posted on: May 28, 2020

May 28, 2020 - Health Department announces new confirmed COVID-19 cases, potential exposures

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department saw an increase of six new confirmed cases of COVID-19 today. We continue to investigate these cases, and will update the community on the circumstances as soon as we can. 

None of the new cases are ...

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

May 28, 2020 - Health Department announces new confirmed COVID-19 cases, potential exposures

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department saw an increase of six new confirmed cases of COVID-19 today. We continue to investigate these cases, and will update the community on the circumstances as soon as we can. 

None of the new cases are ...

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

May 27, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 exposure

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of a potential exposure from a COVID-19 positive individual.

Prior to being diagnosed, one of our recent positive cases visited Walmart Supercenter at 3520 W. Sunshine on Monday, May 1...

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

May 27, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 exposure

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of a potential exposure from a COVID-19 positive individual.

Prior to being diagnosed, one of our recent positive cases visited Walmart Supercenter at 3520 W. Sunshine on Monday, May 1...

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

May 23, 2020 - Health Department announces second positive COVID-19 result from hair salon

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential exposures from a COVID-19 positive individual.

A second hair stylist from the Great Clips at 1864 S. Glenstone Ave. has tested positive for COVID-19.

At this time, this is ...

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

May 23, 2020 - Health Department announces second positive COVID-19 result from hair salon

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential exposures from a COVID-19 positive individual.

A second hair stylist from the Great Clips at 1864 S. Glenstone Ave. has tested positive for COVID-19.

At this time, this is ...

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

May 22, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 exposures

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential exposures from COVID-19 positive individuals. 

While symptomatic, our case worked as a hair stylist at the Great Clips at 1864 S. Glenstone Ave. on the following ...

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

May 22, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 exposures

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of potential exposures from COVID-19 positive individuals. 

While symptomatic, our case worked as a hair stylist at the Great Clips at 1864 S. Glenstone Ave. on the following ...

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

May 22, 2020 - Media Briefing today at 2:30 p.m. at Public Safety Center

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department will host an in-person media briefing today at 2:30 p.m. in the Training Room of the Public Safety Center, 330 W. Scott.

We ask that members of the media—one per outlet—arrive 10-15 minute...

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

May 22, 2020 - Media Briefing today at 2:30 p.m. at Public Safety Center

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department will host an in-person media briefing today at 2:30 p.m. in the Training Room of the Public Safety Center, 330 W. Scott.

We ask that members of the media—one per outlet—arrive 10-15 minute...

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

May 21, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 exposure

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of a potential exposure from a COVID-19 positive individual. 

Prior to being diagnosed, one of our recent positive cases visited Dollar General at 401 S. Miller Rd. in Willard ...

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

May 21, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 exposure

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of a potential exposure from a COVID-19 positive individual. 

Prior to being diagnosed, one of our recent positive cases visited Dollar General at 401 S. Miller Rd. in Willard ...

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

Battlefield and Fremont improvement project underway with overnight closure starting at 10 p.m.

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Fremont Avenue will close overnight between Battlefield Road and Woodland Street beginning at 10 p.m. Wednesday, May 20 as construction begins for the Battlefield Road and Fremont Avenue Intersection and Roadway Improvement project. T...

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View a PDF of improvement project plans. City of Springfield Traffic News Releases
Posted on: May 20, 2020

Battlefield and Fremont improvement project underway with overnight closure starting at 10 p.m.

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Fremont Avenue will close overnight between Battlefield Road and Woodland Street beginning at 10 p.m. Wednesday, May 20 as construction begins for the Battlefield Road and Fremont Avenue Intersection and Roadway Improvement project. T...

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View a PDF of improvement project plans. City of Springfield Traffic News Releases
Posted on: May 20, 2020

Phase 2 of “Road to Recovery Plan” effective Saturday

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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 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

May 19, 2020 - Health Department provides update on potential COVID-19 exposures

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is updating the public on the potential exposure time of a COVID-19 positive individual mentioned in this morning’s news briefing.  

Archived video of this announcement, along with updates ...

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

May 19, 2020 - Health Department provides update on potential COVID-19 exposures

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is updating the public on the potential exposure time of a COVID-19 positive individual mentioned in this morning’s news briefing.  

Archived video of this announcement, along with updates ...

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

May 19, 2020 - Media Briefing today at 10 a.m. at Public Safety Center

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department will host an in-person media briefing today at 10 a.m. in the Training Room of the Public Safety Center, 330 W. Scott.

We ask that members of the media—one per outlet—arrive 10-15 minutes earl...

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

May 19, 2020 - Media Briefing today at 10 a.m. at Public Safety Center

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department will host an in-person media briefing today at 10 a.m. in the Training Room of the Public Safety Center, 330 W. Scott.

We ask that members of the media—one per outlet—arrive 10-15 minutes earl...

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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: 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: May 18, 2020

SPD Investigates Pedestrian Fatality on Kansas Expressway

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May 18, 2020

SPD Investigates Pedestrian Fatality on Kansas Expressway

On May 17, 2020, at 10:22 p.m. Traffic Officers with the Springfield Police Department were dispatched to an injury crash at Kansas Expressway and Norton Road.

A 2004...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: May 18, 2020

SPD Investigates Pedestrian Fatality on Kansas Expressway

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May 18, 2020

SPD Investigates Pedestrian Fatality on Kansas Expressway

On May 17, 2020, at 10:22 p.m. Traffic Officers with the Springfield Police Department were dispatched to an injury crash at Kansas Expressway and Norton Road.

A 2004...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: May 14, 2020

Cherry Street to close between Kentwood Avenue and Fairway Avenue May 18

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Cherry Street will close between Kentwood Avenue and Fairway Avenue beginning 9 a.m. through 3:30 p.m. Monday, May 18 for maintenance work on a water main. Motorists are advised to follow the posted detour utilizing Kentwood Avenue an...

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View 2020 Downtown Overlay map. City of Springfield Traffic News Releases
Posted on: May 14, 2020

Cherry Street to close between Kentwood Avenue and Fairway Avenue May 18

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Cherry Street will close between Kentwood Avenue and Fairway Avenue beginning 9 a.m. through 3:30 p.m. Monday, May 18 for maintenance work on a water main. Motorists are advised to follow the posted detour utilizing Kentwood Avenue an...

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View 2020 Downtown Overlay map. City of Springfield Traffic News Releases
Posted on: May 14, 2020

Three Charged for Springfield Suspected Homicide

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May 14, 2020

Three Charged for Springfield Suspected Homicide

In August of 2019, Springfield Police Officers received information that a person may have been the victim of a homicide that had not been reported. Investigators le...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: May 14, 2020

Three Charged for Springfield Suspected Homicide

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May 14, 2020

Three Charged for Springfield Suspected Homicide

In August of 2019, Springfield Police Officers received information that a person may have been the victim of a homicide that had not been reported. Investigators le...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: May 13, 2020

May 13, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 exposure

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of a potential exposure from someone recently diagnosed with COVID-19.

Our case was showing symptoms while visiting the Walmart at 1923 E. Kearney on May 10 around 5 p.m. 

As w...

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

May 13, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 exposure

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of a potential exposure from someone recently diagnosed with COVID-19.

Our case was showing symptoms while visiting the Walmart at 1923 E. Kearney on May 10 around 5 p.m. 

As w...

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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: May 11, 2020

Join SPD Online for Virtual "Coffee with the Chief"

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

May 11, 2020

Join SPD Online for Virtual "Coffee with the Chief" 

On Wednesday, May 13th from 8-8:30 a.m., Police Chief Paul Williams will host Virtual "Coffee with the Chief" via Facebook Live. During this ...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: May 11, 2020

Join SPD Online for Virtual "Coffee with the Chief"

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

May 11, 2020

Join SPD Online for Virtual "Coffee with the Chief" 

On Wednesday, May 13th from 8-8:30 a.m., Police Chief Paul Williams will host Virtual "Coffee with the Chief" via Facebook Live. During this ...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: May 8, 2020

May 8, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 exposures

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of several potential exposures from a COVID-19 positive individual. Our case visited the following locations while symptomatic: 

  • Saturday, May 2: Aldi at 2847 E. Sunshine arou...
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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: May 8, 2020

May 8, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 exposures

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of several potential exposures from a COVID-19 positive individual. Our case visited the following locations while symptomatic: 

  • Saturday, May 2: Aldi at 2847 E. Sunshine arou...
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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: May 8, 2020

May 8, 2020 - Media Briefing today at 2:30 p.m. at Public Safety Center

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department will host an in-person media briefing today at 2:30 p.m. in the Training Room of the Public Safety Center, 330 W. Scott.

We ask that members of the media—one per outlet—arrive 10-15 minute...

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

May 8, 2020 - Media Briefing today at 2:30 p.m. at Public Safety Center

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department will host an in-person media briefing today at 2:30 p.m. in the Training Room of the Public Safety Center, 330 W. Scott.

We ask that members of the media—one per outlet—arrive 10-15 minute...

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

May 7, 2020 - City amends Road to Recovery order following community dashboard improvements

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Springfield-Greene County leaders led Thursday’s news briefing with some cautious optimism. Springfield Mayor Ken McClure amended the City’s “Road to Recovery” order, effective immediately. The ...

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

May 7, 2020 - City amends Road to Recovery order following community dashboard improvements

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Springfield-Greene County leaders led Thursday’s news briefing with some cautious optimism. Springfield Mayor Ken McClure amended the City’s “Road to Recovery” order, effective immediately. The ...

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

May 7, 2020 - Media Briefing today at 2 p.m. at Public Safety Center

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The City of Springfield, Greene County and Springfield-Greene County Health Department will host an in-person media briefing today at 2 p.m. in the Training Room of the Public Safety Center, 330 W. Scott. 

We ask that members of the media&mdas...

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

May 7, 2020 - Media Briefing today at 2 p.m. at Public Safety Center

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The City of Springfield, Greene County and Springfield-Greene County Health Department will host an in-person media briefing today at 2 p.m. in the Training Room of the Public Safety Center, 330 W. Scott. 

We ask that members of the media&mdas...

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

SPD Investigates Pedestrian Fatality on Highway 65

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May 3, 2020

SPD Investigates Pedestrian Fatality on Highway 65  

On May 2, 2020, at 9:24 p.m., officers with the Springfield Police Department responded to the area of US. Highway 65 and Chestnut Expressway, regarding ...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: May 3, 2020

SPD Investigates Pedestrian Fatality on Highway 65

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

May 3, 2020

SPD Investigates Pedestrian Fatality on Highway 65  

On May 2, 2020, at 9:24 p.m., officers with the Springfield Police Department responded to the area of US. Highway 65 and Chestnut Expressway, regarding ...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: May 1, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate N. Jefferson Homicide

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May 1, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate N. Jefferson Homicide

On April 30, 2020, at 11:56 p.m., Springfield Police were dispatched to 2042 N. Jefferson regarding a male victim who had been shot. When officers arrived, they found the ...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: May 1, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate N. Jefferson Homicide

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May 1, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate N. Jefferson Homicide

On April 30, 2020, at 11:56 p.m., Springfield Police were dispatched to 2042 N. Jefferson regarding a male victim who had been shot. When officers arrived, they found the ...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: April 30, 2020

Apr. 30, 2020 - Mayor, Greene County issue Road to Recovery orders; Health Director urges caution

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Mayor Ken McClure and the Greene County Commission issued separate but similar Road to Recovery orders to provide businesses and other organizations with guidance to safely resume operations. The City’s order goes into effec...

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

Apr. 30, 2020 - Mayor, Greene County issue Road to Recovery orders; Health Director urges caution

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Mayor Ken McClure and the Greene County Commission issued separate but similar Road to Recovery orders to provide businesses and other organizations with guidance to safely resume operations. The City’s order goes into effec...

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

Apr. 29, 2020 - Media Briefing at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, April 30, 2020

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MEDIA ALERT

The City of Springfield, Greene County and Springfield-Greene County Health Department will host an in-person media briefing at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, April 30 in the Training Room of the Public Safety Center, 330 W. Scott.

Springfield Mayor Ken ...

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

Apr. 29, 2020 - Media Briefing at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, April 30, 2020

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MEDIA ALERT

The City of Springfield, Greene County and Springfield-Greene County Health Department will host an in-person media briefing at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, April 30 in the Training Room of the Public Safety Center, 330 W. Scott.

Springfield Mayor Ken ...

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

Apr. 28, 2020 - Health Department offers COVID-19 testing for essential workers without symptoms

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UPDATE: These tests have all been accounted for, and we are not maintaining a waiting list for future asymptomatic tests at this time.

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department will offer no-cost COVID-19 testing for essential workers who are not exh...

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

Apr. 28, 2020 - Health Department offers COVID-19 testing for essential workers without symptoms

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UPDATE: These tests have all been accounted for, and we are not maintaining a waiting list for future asymptomatic tests at this time.

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department will offer no-cost COVID-19 testing for essential workers who are not exh...

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

Apr. 28, 2020 - Virtual Press Briefing today at 2:00 p.m. at Public Safety Center

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department will offer an in-person media briefing today at 2 p.m. in the Training Room of the Public Safety Center.

We appreciate your patience as we adjust to a new, new normal. We ask that you arrive 15-20 minutes ear...

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

Apr. 28, 2020 - Virtual Press Briefing today at 2:00 p.m. at Public Safety Center

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department will offer an in-person media briefing today at 2 p.m. in the Training Room of the Public Safety Center.

We appreciate your patience as we adjust to a new, new normal. We ask that you arrive 15-20 minutes ear...

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

Apr. 24, 2020 - Virtual Press Briefing today at 12:45 p.m. at Public Safety Center

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department will offer a virtual media briefing today at 12:45 p.m.

Today’s topics will include a focus on mental health and the importance of COVID-19 testing.

Media can connect to our video feed utilizing the ...

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

Apr. 24, 2020 - Virtual Press Briefing today at 12:45 p.m. at Public Safety Center

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department will offer a virtual media briefing today at 12:45 p.m.

Today’s topics will include a focus on mental health and the importance of COVID-19 testing.

Media can connect to our video feed utilizing the ...

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

Working smoke alarm saves three lives in April 21 West College Street fire

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Three lives were saved by a working smoke alarm April 21 when the residents of a West College Street home were alerted to a fire by a smoke alarm installed by the Springfield Fire Department last October, providing them time to escape...

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Springfield Fire Department News Releases
Posted on: April 24, 2020

Working smoke alarm saves three lives in April 21 West College Street fire

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Three lives were saved by a working smoke alarm April 21 when the residents of a West College Street home were alerted to a fire by a smoke alarm installed by the Springfield Fire Department last October, providing them time to escape...

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Springfield Fire Department News Releases
Posted on: April 22, 2020

Apr. 22, 2020 - Springfield-Greene County Health Department Releases New COVID-19 Data Dashboard

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department has launched a new online dashboard that allows the public to view regional data related to COVID-19.

This dashboard covers five areas, including: 

  • detailed case information, including total and daily...
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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: April 22, 2020

Apr. 22, 2020 - Springfield-Greene County Health Department Releases New COVID-19 Data Dashboard

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department has launched a new online dashboard that allows the public to view regional data related to COVID-19.

This dashboard covers five areas, including: 

  • detailed case information, including total and daily...
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Springfield-Greene County Health Department News Releases
Posted on: April 22, 2020

Apr. 22, 2020 - Virtual Press Briefing Today at 2 p.m. at Public Safety Center

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department will offer a virtual media briefing today at 2 p.m.

Media can connect to our video feed utilizing the SDI connections with embedded audio at the pedestals outside in the parking lot of the Public Safety Cente...

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

Apr. 22, 2020 - Virtual Press Briefing Today at 2 p.m. at Public Safety Center

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department will offer a virtual media briefing today at 2 p.m.

Media can connect to our video feed utilizing the SDI connections with embedded audio at the pedestals outside in the parking lot of the Public Safety Cente...

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

Fire Department releases 2019 Annual Report

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In 2019, the Springfield Fire Department remained focused on the development of a fire-safe community through community risk reduction programs which provide fire and life safety education, fire prevention and community CPR/AED traini...

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Springfield Fire Department News Releases
Posted on: April 22, 2020

Fire Department releases 2019 Annual Report

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

In 2019, the Springfield Fire Department remained focused on the development of a fire-safe community through community risk reduction programs which provide fire and life safety education, fire prevention and community CPR/AED traini...

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Springfield Fire 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 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 20, 2020

SPD Releases Names from Sunday Night Homicide

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April 20, 2020

SPD Releases Names from Sunday Night Homicide

On April 19, 2020, at around 8:30 p.m., Springfield Police Officers were dispatched to Cox North Hospital at 1423 N. Jefferson after a male arrived with a gunshot wound. The v...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: April 20, 2020

SPD Releases Names from Sunday Night Homicide

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April 20, 2020

SPD Releases Names from Sunday Night Homicide

On April 19, 2020, at around 8:30 p.m., Springfield Police Officers were dispatched to Cox North Hospital at 1423 N. Jefferson after a male arrived with a gunshot wound. The v...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: April 20, 2020

Springfield Environmental Services to mark 50th anniversary of Earth Day with virtual activities

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Fifty years ago, on April 22, 1970, 20 million Americans took to the streets, parks and auditoriums to demonstrate support for a healthy, sustainable environment during the nation’s first Earth Day celebration. In recent yea...

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View the Environmental Services Earth Day webpage. City of Springfield Environment News Releases
Posted on: April 20, 2020

Springfield Environmental Services to mark 50th anniversary of Earth Day with virtual activities

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Fifty years ago, on April 22, 1970, 20 million Americans took to the streets, parks and auditoriums to demonstrate support for a healthy, sustainable environment during the nation’s first Earth Day celebration. In recent yea...

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View the Environmental Services Earth Day webpage. City of Springfield Environment News Releases
Posted on: April 18, 2020

Apr. 18, 2020 - Health Department clarifies policy on exposure notifications

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Following the announcement yesterday of a workplace exposure in Greene County, the Springfield-Greene County Health Department has seen confusion and fear regarding the risk to the public.  

Throughout this response—and as part of regula...

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

Apr. 18, 2020 - Health Department clarifies policy on exposure notifications

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Following the announcement yesterday of a workplace exposure in Greene County, the Springfield-Greene County Health Department has seen confusion and fear regarding the risk to the public.  

Throughout this response—and as part of regula...

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

Apr. 17, 2020 - Virtual Press Briefing today at 3:30 p.m. at Public Safety Center

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department will offer a virtual media briefing today at 3:30 p.m.

Media can connect to our video feed utilizing the SDI connections with embedded audio at the pedestals outside in the parking lot of the Public Safety Ce...

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

Apr. 17, 2020 - Virtual Press Briefing today at 3:30 p.m. at Public Safety Center

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department will offer a virtual media briefing today at 3:30 p.m.

Media can connect to our video feed utilizing the SDI connections with embedded audio at the pedestals outside in the parking lot of the Public Safety Ce...

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

Apr. 16, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 exposures

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of two potential exposures from a COVID-19 positive individual.

One of our recent positive cases visited the Walmart at 3315 S. Campbell Ave. on April 6 around 8:30 p.m.

Anothe...

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

Apr. 16, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 exposures

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of two potential exposures from a COVID-19 positive individual.

One of our recent positive cases visited the Walmart at 3315 S. Campbell Ave. on April 6 around 8:30 p.m.

Anothe...

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

Apr. 14, 2020 - Virtual Press Briefing at 4 p.m. at Public Safety Center

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department will offer a virtual media briefing today at 4 p.m. Media can connect to our video feed utilizing the SDI connections with embedded audio at the pedestals outside in the parking lot of the Public Safety Cent...

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

Apr. 14, 2020 - Virtual Press Briefing at 4 p.m. at Public Safety Center

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department will offer a virtual media briefing today at 4 p.m. Media can connect to our video feed utilizing the SDI connections with embedded audio at the pedestals outside in the parking lot of the Public Safety Cent...

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

Join SPD Online for Virtual "Coffee with the Chief"

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

April 13, 2020

Join SPD Online for Virtual "Coffee with the Chief" 

On Thursday, April 16th from 8-8:30 a.m., Police Chief Paul Williams will host Virtual "Coffee with the Chief" via Facebook Live. During th...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: April 13, 2020

Join SPD Online for Virtual "Coffee with the Chief"

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

April 13, 2019

Join SPD Online for Virtual "Coffee with the Chief" 

On Thursday, April 16th from 8-8:30 a.m., Police Chief Paul Williams will host Virtual "Coffee with the Chief" via Facebook Live. During th...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: April 13, 2020

Join SPD Online for Virtual "Coffee with the Chief"

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

April 13, 2020

Join SPD Online for Virtual "Coffee with the Chief" 

On Thursday, April 16th from 8-8:30 a.m., Police Chief Paul Williams will host Virtual "Coffee with the Chief" via Facebook Live. During th...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: April 13, 2020

Join SPD Online for Virtual "Coffee with the Chief"

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

April 13, 2019

Join SPD Online for Virtual "Coffee with the Chief" 

On Thursday, April 16th from 8-8:30 a.m., Police Chief Paul Williams will host Virtual "Coffee with the Chief" via Facebook Live. During th...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: April 9, 2020

Apr. 9, 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 eighth death is a man in his 70s who was immunocompromised. 

The Health Department extends our ...

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

Apr. 9, 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 eighth death is a man in his 70s who was immunocompromised. 

The Health Department extends our ...

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

Apr. 9, 2020 - Health Department urges avoiding travel

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is urging local residents to avoid leisure travel, especially to areas where COVID-19 is widespread.

In total, 30% of Greene County COVID-19 cases have been travelers....

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

Apr. 9, 2020 - Health Department urges avoiding travel

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is urging local residents to avoid leisure travel, especially to areas where COVID-19 is widespread.

In total, 30% of Greene County COVID-19 cases have been travelers....

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

Apr. 9, 2020 - Virtual Press Briefing at 1 p.m. at Public Safety Center

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department will offer a virtual media briefing today at 1 p.m. Media can connect to our video feed utilizing the SDI connections with embedded audio at the pedestals outside in the parking lot of the Public Safety Cent...

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

Apr. 9, 2020 - Virtual Press Briefing at 1 p.m. at Public Safety Center

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department will offer a virtual media briefing today at 1 p.m. Media can connect to our video feed utilizing the SDI connections with embedded audio at the pedestals outside in the parking lot of the Public Safety Cent...

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

Roadway resurfacing work in Downtown Springfield to begin April 17

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Roadway resurfacing work on various roadway segments throughout Downtown Springfield will begin Friday, April 17 and last for approximately four weeks, weather permitting.

Asphalt milling and pavement overlays will be conducted on the ...

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View 2020 Downtown Overlay map. City of Springfield Traffic News Releases
Posted on: April 8, 2020

Roadway resurfacing work in Downtown Springfield to begin April 17

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Roadway resurfacing work on various roadway segments throughout Downtown Springfield will begin Friday, April 17 and last for approximately four weeks, weather permitting.

Asphalt milling and pavement overlays will be conducted on the ...

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View 2020 Downtown Overlay map. City of Springfield Traffic News Releases
Posted on: April 8, 2020

SPD Comments on “Stay at Home” Order Citations

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April 9, 2020

SPD Comments on “Stay at Home” Order Citations

On April 7, 2020 at 11:44 p.m. Springfield Police Officers were dispatched to a gas station at 820 E. Battlefield Rd in response to citizen complaints that...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: April 8, 2020

SPD Comments on “Stay at Home” Order Citations

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

April 9, 2020

SPD Comments on “Stay at Home” Order Citations

On April 7, 2020 at 11:44 p.m. Springfield Police Officers were dispatched to a gas station at 820 E. Battlefield Rd in response to citizen complaints that...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: April 8, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate 2019 Suspected Homicide

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April 8, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate 2019 Suspected Homicide

In August of 2019, Springfield Police Officers received information that a person may have been the victim of a homicide that had not been reported. ...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: April 8, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate 2019 Suspected Homicide

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April 8, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate 2019 Suspected Homicide

In August of 2019, Springfield Police Officers received information that a person may have been the victim of a homicide that had not been reported. ...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: April 7, 2020

Springfield Police Department Releases 2019 Annual Report

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April 7, 2020

Springfield Police Department Releases 2019 Annual Report

On Tuesday, Police Chief Paul Williams gave a presentation to members of Springfield’s City Council who had requested an update on crime trends...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: April 7, 2020

Springfield Police Department Releases 2019 Annual Report

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April 7, 2020

Springfield Police Department Releases 2019 Annual Report

On Tuesday, Police Chief Paul Williams gave a presentation to members of Springfield’s City Council who had requested an update on crime trends...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: April 6, 2020

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

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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 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 6, 2020

Apr. 6, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 exposures

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of three potential exposures from a COVID-19 positive individual.

One of our recent positive cases visited the Walgreens at 2640 E. Sunshine St. on March 29 around...

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

Apr. 6, 2020 - Health Department announces potential COVID-19 exposures

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is notifying the public of three potential exposures from a COVID-19 positive individual.

One of our recent positive cases visited the Walgreens at 2640 E. Sunshine St. on March 29 around...

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

Intersection of Robberson Avenue and Blaine Street to close April 7-8

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The intersection of Robberson Avenue and Blaine Street will close beginning 6:30 a.m., Tuesday, April 7 through 3 p.m. Wednesday, April 8 for emergency sewer repairs.

Motorists are advised to seek an alternate route. 

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City of Springfield Traffic News Releases
Posted on: April 6, 2020

Intersection of Robberson Avenue and Blaine Street to close April 7-8

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The intersection of Robberson Avenue and Blaine Street will close beginning 6:30 a.m., Tuesday, April 7 through 3 p.m. Wednesday, April 8 for emergency sewer repairs.

Motorists are advised to seek an alternate route. 

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City of Springfield Traffic News Releases
Posted on: April 3, 2020

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

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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 - Greene County and City leaders support additional efforts to control COVID-19

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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

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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: 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: April 3, 2020

Apr. 3, 2020 - Virtual Press Briefing at 3:30 p.m. at Public Safety Center

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department will offer a  virtual media briefing today at 3:30 p.m. Media can connect to our video feed utilizing the SDI connections with embedded audio at the pedestals outside in the parking lot of the Publi...

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

Apr. 3, 2020 - Virtual Press Briefing at 3:30 p.m. at Public Safety Center

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department will offer a  virtual media briefing today at 3:30 p.m. Media can connect to our video feed utilizing the SDI connections with embedded audio at the pedestals outside in the parking lot of the Publi...

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

Section of South Creek Greenway Trail to close between Campbell Avenue and Grant Avenue April 6-7

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A section of the South Creek Greenway Trail will close for 48 hours between Campbell Avenue and Grant Avenue beginning 7 a.m., Monday, April 6 for utility work.

Trail users are advised to follow posted detour signage directing them aro...

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City of Springfield Traffic News Releases
Posted on: April 2, 2020

Section of South Creek Greenway Trail to close between Campbell Avenue and Grant Avenue April 6-7

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

A section of the South Creek Greenway Trail will close for 48 hours between Campbell Avenue and Grant Avenue beginning 7 a.m., Monday, April 6 for utility work.

Trail users are advised to follow posted detour signage directing them aro...

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City of Springfield Traffic News Releases
Posted on: April 2, 2020

Trafficway Street north of 505 E. St. Louis St. development site to close beginning April 6

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Construction of an apartment building at 505 E. St. Louis Street in downtown Springfield will require the long-term closure of Trafficway Street immediately north of the construction site beginning 7 a.m. Monday, April 6. The roadway ...

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City of Springfield Traffic News Releases
Posted on: April 2, 2020

Trafficway Street north of 505 E. St. Louis St. development site to close beginning April 6

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Construction of an apartment building at 505 E. St. Louis Street in downtown Springfield will require the long-term closure of Trafficway Street immediately north of the construction site beginning 7 a.m. Monday, April 6. The roadway ...

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City of Springfield Traffic News Releases
Posted on: April 1, 2020

SPD investigates Fatality Motorcycle Crash

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April 1, 2020

SPD investigates Fatality Motorcycle Crash

On April 1st at 1:56 p.m., officers with the Springfield Police Department responded to the area of Broadway and Kearney Street regarding a motor vehicle crash involving a motorcy...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: April 1, 2020

SPD investigates Fatality Motorcycle Crash

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April 1, 2020

SPD investigates Fatality Motorcycle Crash

On April 1st at 1:56 p.m., officers with the Springfield Police Department responded to the area of Broadway and Kearney Street regarding a motor vehicle crash involving a motorcy...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: April 1, 2020

SPD Releases Arrest Video of Armed Suspect

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April 1, 2020

SPD Releases Arrest Video of Armed Suspect

We are aware brief cell phone footage of an arrest made by Springfield Police on Monday, March 30th has been shared on social media. In the interest of being open and transparent ...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: April 1, 2020

SPD Releases Arrest Video of Armed Suspect

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April 1, 2020

SPD Releases Arrest Video of Armed Suspect

We are aware brief cell phone footage of an arrest made by Springfield Police on Monday, March 30th has been shared on social media. In the interest of being open and transparent ...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: April 1, 2020

SPD Welcomes Two Victim Advocates

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April 22, 2020

SPD Welcomes Two Victim Advocates 

This week the Springfield Police Department welcomed two new in-house victim advocates. The Victim Center employs one advocate and Harmony House employs the other, but both are ...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: April 1, 2020

SPD Welcomes Two Victim Advocates

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

April 22, 2020

SPD Welcomes Two Victim Advocates 

This week the Springfield Police Department welcomed two new in-house victim advocates. The Victim Center employs one advocate and Harmony House employs the other, but both are ...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: March 31, 2020

Mar. 31, 2020 - Virtual Press Briefing today at 2 p.m. at Public Safety Center

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department will offer a virtual media briefing today at 2 p.m.

Media can connect to our video feed utilizing the SDI connections with embedded audio at the pedestals outside in the parking lot of th...

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

Mar. 31, 2020 - Virtual Press Briefing today at 2 p.m. at Public Safety Center

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department will offer a virtual media briefing today at 2 p.m.

Media can connect to our video feed utilizing the SDI connections with embedded audio at the pedestals outside in the parking lot of th...

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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
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
Posted on: March 31, 2020

Mar. 31, 2020 - Local laboratory expands COVID-19 testing options for regional health care

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Beginning Wednesday, April 1, Dynamic DNA Laboratories will offer an additional option for local provider-referred testing of COVID-19. Testing capacity has been limited locally, statewide and nationally. Although testing will still b...

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

Mar. 31, 2020 - Local laboratory expands COVID-19 testing options for regional health care

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Beginning Wednesday, April 1, Dynamic DNA Laboratories will offer an additional option for local provider-referred testing of COVID-19. Testing capacity has been limited locally, statewide and nationally. Although testing will still b...

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

Mar. 27, 2020 - SGCHD expands COVID-19 case count to include epi-linked cases, epi-linked death

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is adding epidemiologically linked cases of COVID-19 to their case count, one of which is an additional death. 

An epi-linked case refers to illness in an individual that has not been confirmed by a ...

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

Mar. 27, 2020 - SGCHD expands COVID-19 case count to include epi-linked cases, epi-linked death

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is adding epidemiologically linked cases of COVID-19 to their case count, one of which is an additional death. 

An epi-linked case refers to illness in an individual that has not been confirmed by a ...

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

Mar. 27, 2020 - Virtual Press Briefing today at 2 p.m. at Public Safety Center

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department will offer a virtual media briefing today at 2 p.m.

Media can connect to our video feed utilizing the SDI connections with embedded audio at the pedestals outside in the parking lot of th...

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

Mar. 27, 2020 - Virtual Press Briefing today at 2 p.m. at Public Safety Center

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department will offer a virtual media briefing today at 2 p.m.

Media can connect to our video feed utilizing the SDI connections with embedded audio at the pedestals outside in the parking lot of th...

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

Mar. 24, 2020 - Health Department announces two additional COVID-19 deaths

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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

The patients were among the four cases confirmed from the Morningside of Springfield East assist...

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

Mar. 24, 2020 - Health Department announces two additional COVID-19 deaths

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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

The patients were among the four cases confirmed from the Morningside of Springfield East assist...

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

Mar. 24, 2020 - Mayor McClure issues Stay-At-Home Order for Springfield

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Springfield Mayor Ken McClure and Greene County Presiding Commissioner – in consultation with Health Department Director Clay Goddard and health care system partners - issued a “Stay at Home” Order, requi...

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

Mar. 24, 2020 - Mayor McClure issues Stay-At-Home Order for Springfield

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Springfield Mayor Ken McClure and Greene County Presiding Commissioner – in consultation with Health Department Director Clay Goddard and health care system partners - issued a “Stay at Home” Order, requi...

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

Mar. 24, 2020 - SGCHD informs community of potential COVID-19 exposure

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As part of the Springfield-Greene County Health Department’s duty to protect the public’s health, we are informing of potential COVID-19 exposure in the community. 

People who were at these locations on these dates are at low r...

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

Mar. 24, 2020 - SGCHD informs community of potential COVID-19 exposure

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As part of the Springfield-Greene County Health Department’s duty to protect the public’s health, we are informing of potential COVID-19 exposure in the community. 

People who were at these locations on these dates are at low r...

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

Mar. 24, 2020 - Virtual press briefing today at 3 p.m.

The City of Springfield and the Springfield-Greene County Health Department will offer a virtual media briefing today at 3 p.m. at the Public Safety Center. Media can connect to our video feed utilizing the SDI connections with embedded audio at the pedes...

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

Mar. 24, 2020 - Virtual press briefing today at 3 p.m.

The City of Springfield and the Springfield-Greene County Health Department will offer a virtual media briefing today at 3 p.m. at the Public Safety Center. Media can connect to our video feed utilizing the SDI connections with embedded audio at the pedes...

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

Mar. 23, 2020 - Health Department announces first COVID-19 death in Greene County

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

The patient, a woman in her 80s, was among the four cases confirmed over the weekend from the Morning...

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

Mar. 23, 2020 - Health Department announces first COVID-19 death in Greene County

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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

The patient, a woman in her 80s, was among the four cases confirmed over the weekend from the Morning...

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

Mar. 23, 2020 - Health Department announces 17 cases of COVID-19

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Illness believed to be circulating in the community, called "community spread"

As of 10 a.m. today, there are 17 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Greene County.

The 10th case, originally reported on Saturday, is believed to be a contact of a suspect...

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

Mar. 23, 2020 - Health Department announces 17 cases of COVID-19

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Illness believed to be circulating in the community, called "community spread"

As of 10 a.m. today, there are 17 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Greene County.

The 10th case, originally reported on Saturday, is believed to be a contact of a suspect...

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

Mar. 23, 2020 - UPDATED: Virtual Press Briefing pushed back to 6:30

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department will offer a virtual media briefing today at 6:30 p.m.

Media can connect to our video feed utilizing the SDI connections with embedded audio at the pedestals outside in the parking lot of...

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

Mar. 23, 2020 - UPDATED: Virtual Press Briefing pushed back to 6:30

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department will offer a virtual media briefing today at 6:30 p.m.

Media can connect to our video feed utilizing the SDI connections with embedded audio at the pedestals outside in the parking lot of...

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

Mar. 23, 2020 - Virtual Press Briefing today at Noon at Public Safety Center

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department will offer a virtual media briefing today at noon.

Media can connect to our video feed utilizing the SDI connections with embedded audio at the pedestals outside in the parking lot of the Public Safety Center...

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

Mar. 23, 2020 - Virtual Press Briefing today at Noon at Public Safety Center

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department will offer a virtual media briefing today at noon.

Media can connect to our video feed utilizing the SDI connections with embedded audio at the pedestals outside in the parking lot of the Public Safety Center...

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

SPD Implements Extra Precautions Against COVID-19

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March 23, 2020

SPD Implements Extra Precautions Against COVID-19

In the best interest of the health and safety of our community, the Springfield Police Department would like to announce changes in our procedures for police services and ...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: March 23, 2020

SPD Implements Extra Precautions Against COVID-19

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

March 23, 2020

SPD Implements Extra Precautions Against COVID-19

In the best interest of the health and safety of our community, the Springfield Police Department would like to announce changes in our procedures for police services and ...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: March 21, 2020

Mar. 21, 2020 - Hospital visitor restrictions expanded to protect against COVID-19

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To further protect patients, the community and health care workers, CoxHealth and Mercy Springfield Communities are expanding visitor restrictions beginning Monday, March 23.

No visitors will be allowed in the health systems’ hospitals across sou...

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

Mar. 21, 2020 - Hospital visitor restrictions expanded to protect against COVID-19

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To further protect patients, the community and health care workers, CoxHealth and Mercy Springfield Communities are expanding visitor restrictions beginning Monday, March 23.

No visitors will be allowed in the health systems’ hospitals across sou...

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

Mar. 21, 2020 - Missouri State student tests positive for COVID-19

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Today, Missouri State University and the Springfield-Greene County Health Department were notified that a student has tested positive for COVID-19 in Boone County, Missouri. The student was not living in university housing this semester and has not been i...

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

Mar. 21, 2020 - Missouri State student tests positive for COVID-19

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Today, Missouri State University and the Springfield-Greene County Health Department were notified that a student has tested positive for COVID-19 in Boone County, Missouri. The student was not living in university housing this semester and has not been i...

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

Mar. 21, 2020 - Ten cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Greene County

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department has recorded 10 cases of COVID-19 in Greene County. 

To protect the patients’ right to privacy, identifying information will not be provided.  As part of the regular practice of di...

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

Mar. 21, 2020 - Ten cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Greene County

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department has recorded 10 cases of COVID-19 in Greene County. 

To protect the patients’ right to privacy, identifying information will not be provided.  As part of the regular practice of di...

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

Mar. 20, 2020 - Eighth case of COVID-19 confirmed in Greene County

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department today announces the eighth confirmed case of COVID-19 in Greene County.

To protect the patient’s right to privacy, identifying information will not be provided.  As part of the regular prac...

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

Mar. 20, 2020 - Eighth case of COVID-19 confirmed in Greene County

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department today announces the eighth confirmed case of COVID-19 in Greene County.

To protect the patient’s right to privacy, identifying information will not be provided.  As part of the regular prac...

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

Mar. 20, 2020 - Clarifying traveler guidance; advice on taking care of yourself in this tough time

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Clarifying traveler guidance:

Yesterday the Springfield-Greene County Health Department issued a general recommendation regarding travel. The focus of that guidance is tourist destinations with large crowd activities.

“We’ve seen images ...

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

Mar. 20, 2020 - Clarifying traveler guidance; advice on taking care of yourself in this tough time

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Clarifying traveler guidance:

Yesterday the Springfield-Greene County Health Department issued a general recommendation regarding travel. The focus of that guidance is tourist destinations with large crowd activities.

“We’ve seen images ...

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

Mar. 20, 2020 - Virtual press briefing at 5 p.m. at Public Safety Center

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MEDIA ALERT

This will again be a virtual media briefing. Media can connect to our video feed utilizing the SDI connections with embedded audio at the pedestals outside in the parking lot or tune in to the livestream on the City’s and Health Depar...

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

Mar. 20, 2020 - Virtual press briefing at 5 p.m. at Public Safety Center

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MEDIA ALERT

This will again be a virtual media briefing. Media can connect to our video feed utilizing the SDI connections with embedded audio at the pedestals outside in the parking lot or tune in to the livestream on the City’s and Health Depar...

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

Mar. 20, 2020 - Virtual press briefing today at noon at Public Safety Center

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Burrell Behavioral Health, in partnership with the Springfield-Greene County Health Department, will hold a press briefing today to address the community mental health concerns surrounding COVID-19 and the impact it is having on our communities, our famil...

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

Mar. 20, 2020 - Virtual press briefing today at noon at Public Safety Center

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Burrell Behavioral Health, in partnership with the Springfield-Greene County Health Department, will hold a press briefing today to address the community mental health concerns surrounding COVID-19 and the impact it is having on our communities, our famil...

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

Police Headquarters Modifies Business Hours

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Police Headquarters Modifies Business Hours 

Beginning this Sunday, March 22, 2020, Springfield Police Department Headquarters (321 E. Chestnut Expressway) will operate on a modified schedule. Public access will be allowed Mon...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: March 20, 2020

Police Headquarters Modifies Business Hours

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Police Headquarters Modifies Business Hours 

Beginning this Sunday, March 22, 2020, Springfield Police Department Headquarters (321 E. Chestnut Expressway) will operate on a modified schedule. Public access will be allowed Mon...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: March 20, 2020

Public Prohibited from Burial of Fallen Officer Christopher Walsh

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Public Prohibited from Burial of Fallen Officer Christopher Walsh

In light of recent threats and in the interest of public health and safety, the burial ceremony for fallen Springfield Police Officer Christopher Walsh will no longer be...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: March 20, 2020

Public Prohibited from Burial of Fallen Officer Christopher Walsh

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Public Prohibited from Burial of Fallen Officer Christopher Walsh

In light of recent threats and in the interest of public health and safety, the burial ceremony for fallen Springfield Police Officer Christopher Walsh will no longer be...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: March 19, 2020

Funeral Arrangements Set for Fallen Officer Christopher Walsh

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Funeral Arrangements Set for Fallen Officer Christopher Walsh

In accordance with the family’s wishes, a private funeral service will be held for fallen Springfield Police Officer Christopher Walsh on Saturday, March 21, 2020 ...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: March 19, 2020

Funeral Arrangements Set for Fallen Officer Christopher Walsh

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Funeral Arrangements Set for Fallen Officer Christopher Walsh

In accordance with the family’s wishes, a private funeral service will be held for fallen Springfield Police Officer Christopher Walsh on Saturday, March 21, 2020 ...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: March 19, 2020

Mar. 19, 2020 - Health Department advises returning travelers self-quarantine

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As residents return from spring break trips and other travel, it is the advice of the Springfield-Greene County Health Department that they self-quarantine for 14 days.

During that time, travelers returning from outside our region are advised to stay home,...

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

Mar. 19, 2020 - Health Department advises returning travelers self-quarantine

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As residents return from spring break trips and other travel, it is the advice of the Springfield-Greene County Health Department that they self-quarantine for 14 days.

During that time, travelers returning from outside our region are advised to stay home,...

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

Mar. 19, 2020 - Two additional cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Greene County

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department today announces the fifth and sixth confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Greene County.

About our cases

To protect the patients’ right to privacy, identifying information will not be provided.  As...

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

Mar. 19, 2020 - Two additional cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Greene County

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department today announces the fifth and sixth confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Greene County.

About our cases

To protect the patients’ right to privacy, identifying information will not be provided.  As...

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

Mar. 18, 2020 - Health Department informs community of potential COVID-19 exposure

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As part of the Springfield-Greene County Health Department’s duty to protect the public’s health, we are informing of potential COVID-19 exposure in the community.

People who were at these locations on these dates are at low risk for co...

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

Mar. 18, 2020 - Health Department informs community of potential COVID-19 exposure

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As part of the Springfield-Greene County Health Department’s duty to protect the public’s health, we are informing of potential COVID-19 exposure in the community.

People who were at these locations on these dates are at low risk for co...

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

Mar. 18, 2020 - Virtual Press Briefing today at 3:30 pm at Public Safety Center

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department will offer a virtual media briefing today at 3:30 p.m. at the Greene County Public Safety Center, 330 W. Scott.

Media can connect to our video feed utilizing the SDI connections with embedded audio at the ped...

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

Mar. 18, 2020 - Virtual Press Briefing today at 3:30 pm at Public Safety Center

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department will offer a virtual media briefing today at 3:30 p.m. at the Greene County Public Safety Center, 330 W. Scott.

Media can connect to our video feed utilizing the SDI connections with embedded audio at the ped...

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

Blood drive honoring Officer Aaron Pearson Friday

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A great opportunity to help ensure the region’s blood supply is coming up on Friday. A blood drive honoring former Springfield Police Officer Aaron Pearson and other hometown heroes will be held Friday, March 20.

Pearson was ...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: March 17, 2020

Blood drive honoring Officer Aaron Pearson Friday

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

A great opportunity to help ensure the region’s blood supply is coming up on Friday. A blood drive honoring former Springfield Police Officer Aaron Pearson and other hometown heroes will be held Friday, March 20.

Pearson was ...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: March 17, 2020

How to Support Fallen SPD Officer Chris Walsh's Family

Walsh, Christopher

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How to Support Fallen SPD Officer Chris Walsh’s Family

The Springfield Police Officers’ Association (SPOA) and Springfield Police Department have been moved by the amount of public support from our community. The Sp...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: March 17, 2020

How to Support Fallen SPD Officer Chris Walsh's Family

Walsh, Christopher

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How to Support Fallen SPD Officer Chris Walsh’s Family

The Springfield Police Officers’ Association (SPOA) and Springfield Police Department have been moved by the amount of public support from our community. The Sp...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: March 17, 2020

How to Support Injured SPD Officer Mark Priebe

Priebe, Mark

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How to Support Injured SPD Officer Mark Priebe 

In response to the incident that happened on June 9, 2020, involving Officer Mark Priebe, the Springfield Police Officers’ Association (SPOA) has set up a fund to suppo...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: March 17, 2020

How to Support Injured SPD Officer Mark Priebe

Priebe, Mark

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How to Support Injured SPD Officer Mark Priebe 

In response to the incident that happened on June 9, 2020, involving Officer Mark Priebe, the Springfield Police Officers’ Association (SPOA) has set up a fund to suppo...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: March 17, 2020

Mar. 17, 2020 - CoxHealth, Mercy Springfield to postpone some non-urgent surgeries in coming weeks

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As CoxHealth and Mercy Springfield prepare to serve patients diagnosed with COVID-19, the health systems have made the decision to evaluate and potentially postpone some elective surgical procedures that are not urgent. 

In this case, elective pro...

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

Mar. 17, 2020 - CoxHealth, Mercy Springfield to postpone some non-urgent surgeries in coming weeks

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As CoxHealth and Mercy Springfield prepare to serve patients diagnosed with COVID-19, the health systems have made the decision to evaluate and potentially postpone some elective surgical procedures that are not urgent. 

In this case, elective pro...

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

Mar. 17, 2020 - Fourth case of COVID-19 confirmed in Greene County

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department today announces the fourth confirmed case of COVID-19 in Greene County. 

To protect the patient’s right to privacy, identifying information will not be provided.  As part of the re...

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

Mar. 17, 2020 - Fourth case of COVID-19 confirmed in Greene County

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department today announces the fourth confirmed case of COVID-19 in Greene County. 

To protect the patient’s right to privacy, identifying information will not be provided.  As part of the re...

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

SPD South District Station Closed to Public

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Springfield Police Department South District Station Closed to Public 

The Springfield Police Department will be temporarily closing the lobby at the South District Station located at 2620 W. Battlefield beginning Wednesday, M...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: March 17, 2020

SPD South District Station Closed to Public

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Springfield Police Department South District Station Closed to Public 

The Springfield Police Department will be temporarily closing the lobby at the South District Station located at 2620 W. Battlefield beginning Wednesday, M...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: March 17, 2020

UPDATE : Jessie Hamby Located

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March 17, 2020

UPDATE : Jessie Hamby Located

Jesse Hamby was located early this morning in Seneca, MO. Thank you to everyone who assisted in the search. 

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: March 17, 2020

UPDATE : Jessie Hamby Located

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

March 17, 2020

UPDATE : Jessie Hamby Located

Jesse Hamby was located early this morning in Seneca, MO. Thank you to everyone who assisted in the search. 

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: March 16, 2020

Mar. 16, 2020 - Third case of COVID-19 confirmed in Greene County

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department today announces the third confirmed case of COVID-19 in Greene County.

To protect the patient’s right to privacy, identifying information will not be provided.  As part of the regular pract...

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

Mar. 16, 2020 - Third case of COVID-19 confirmed in Greene County

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department today announces the third confirmed case of COVID-19 in Greene County.

To protect the patient’s right to privacy, identifying information will not be provided.  As part of the regular pract...

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

SPD Investigates Fatal Shootings

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Statement from Police Chief Paul Williams Regarding Fatal Shootings:

The information being released this morning are the confirmed facts we have available at this time and we will provide updates as more information becomes available.

O...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: March 16, 2020

SPD Investigates Fatal Shootings

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Statement from Police Chief Paul Williams Regarding Fatal Shootings:

The information being released this morning are the confirmed facts we have available at this time and we will provide updates as more information becomes available.

O...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: March 16, 2020

SPD Remembers Fallen Officer Christopher Walsh

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SPD Remembers Fallen Officer Christopher Walsh  

Our hearts are heavy as we mourn the loss of our Officer Christopher Walsh who died in the line of duty after being shot while attempting to rescue a shooting victim at the Kum ...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: March 16, 2020

SPD Remembers Fallen Officer Christopher Walsh

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SPD Remembers Fallen Officer Christopher Walsh  

Our hearts are heavy as we mourn the loss of our Officer Christopher Walsh who died in the line of duty after being shot while attempting to rescue a shooting victim at the Kum ...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: March 16, 2020

Springfield Police Identify Suspect in Fatal Shootings

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March 16, 2020

Springfield Police Identify Suspect in Fatal Shootings

On March 15, 2020, at 11:24 p.m., Springfield Police Officers were dispatched to the area of Battlefield Rd and Lone Pine Ave regarding a shooting. While en route, mu...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: March 16, 2020

Springfield Police Identify Suspect in Fatal Shootings

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March 16, 2020

Springfield Police Identify Suspect in Fatal Shootings

On March 15, 2020, at 11:24 p.m., Springfield Police Officers were dispatched to the area of Battlefield Rd and Lone Pine Ave regarding a shooting. While en route, mu...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: March 16, 2020

Springfield Police Release Victim Names in Fatal Shootings

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March 16, 2020

Springfield Police Release Victim Names in Fatal Shootings

On March 15, 2020, at 11:24 p.m., Springfield Police Officers were dispatched to the area of Battlefield Rd. and Lone Pine Ave. regarding a shooting. While en rou...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: March 16, 2020

Springfield Police Release Victim Names in Fatal Shootings

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

March 16, 2020

Springfield Police Release Victim Names in Fatal Shootings

On March 15, 2020, at 11:24 p.m., Springfield Police Officers were dispatched to the area of Battlefield Rd. and Lone Pine Ave. regarding a shooting. While en rou...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: March 15, 2020

Mar. 15, 2020 - City, County supportive of Governor Parson’s recommendation on mass gatherings

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department, City of Springfield and Greene County Commission support Governor Mike Parson’s recommendation to follow revised Centers for Disease Control (CDC) guidance for large events and mass gatherings. Th...

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

Mar. 15, 2020 - City, County supportive of Governor Parson’s recommendation on mass gatherings

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department, City of Springfield and Greene County Commission support Governor Mike Parson’s recommendation to follow revised Centers for Disease Control (CDC) guidance for large events and mass gatherings. Th...

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

Mar. 14, 2020 - Second case of COVID-19 presumptive positive in Greene County

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department today announces the second presumptive positive case of COVID-19 in Greene County.

To protect the patient’s right to privacy, identifying information will not be provided.  As part of the r...

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

Mar. 14, 2020 - Second case of COVID-19 presumptive positive in Greene County

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department today announces the second presumptive positive case of COVID-19 in Greene County.

To protect the patient’s right to privacy, identifying information will not be provided.  As part of the r...

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

Three injured in early morning vehicle fire

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Three people were critically injured in a vehicle fire on West Chestnut Expressway at approximately 2:30 a.m. The fire originated from an open container of gasoline inside the car. Gas fumes ignited from a lit cigarette while the vehi...

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Springfield Fire Department News Releases
Posted on: March 13, 2020

Three injured in early morning vehicle fire

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Three people were critically injured in a vehicle fire on West Chestnut Expressway at approximately 2:30 a.m. The fire originated from an open container of gasoline inside the car. Gas fumes ignited from a lit cigarette while the vehi...

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Springfield Fire Department News Releases
Posted on: March 13, 2020

Final review opportunity of proposed updates to FEMA floodplain maps available through March 28

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Residents are encouraged to review revisions to proposed updates to Springfield’s flood insurance rate maps by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) through March 28 and submit questions and concerns.  

Revi...

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City of Springfield Environment News Releases
Posted on: March 13, 2020

Final review opportunity of proposed updates to FEMA floodplain maps available through March 28

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Residents are encouraged to review revisions to proposed updates to Springfield’s flood insurance rate maps by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) through March 28 and submit questions and concerns.  

Revi...

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City of Springfield Environment News Releases
Posted on: March 13, 2020

Mar. 13, 2020 - SGCHD asks community events gathering 250+ people to voluntarily suspend or postpone

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Following the first presumptive positive case of COVID-19 in Greene County, the Springfield-Greene County Health Department is asking community events expecting 250 or more people to voluntarily postpone or suspend for the time being.

Workplaces and school...

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

Mar. 13, 2020 - SGCHD asks community events gathering 250+ people to voluntarily suspend or postpone

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Following the first presumptive positive case of COVID-19 in Greene County, the Springfield-Greene County Health Department is asking community events expecting 250 or more people to voluntarily postpone or suspend for the time being.

Workplaces and school...

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

Mar. 12, 2020 - First case of COVID-19 presumptive positive in Greene County

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department today announces the first presumptive positive case of COVID-19 in Greene County.

To protect the patient’s right to privacy, identifying information will not be provided. This case does not represen...

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

Mar. 12, 2020 - First case of COVID-19 presumptive positive in Greene County

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The Springfield-Greene County Health Department today announces the first presumptive positive case of COVID-19 in Greene County.

To protect the patient’s right to privacy, identifying information will not be provided. This case does not represen...

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

Springfield Police Investigate E. Kearney Homicide

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

March 8, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate E. Kearney Homicide

On March 7, 2020 at 3:58 p.m., Springfield Police were dispatched to 1720 E. Kearney after a 911 caller stated that there was a possible deceased person ...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: March 8, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate E. Kearney Homicide

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

March 8, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate E. Kearney Homicide

On March 7, 2020 at 3:58 p.m., Springfield Police were dispatched to 1720 E. Kearney after a 911 caller stated that there was a possible deceased person ...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: March 5, 2020

Intersection of Lone Pine Avenue and Republic Road closed for emergency water main repairs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The intersection of Lone Pine Avenue and Republic Road is closed for the emergency repair of a water main. A contract crew, working for another company, struck the water main just north of the intersection.  

All through traff...

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City of Springfield Traffic News Releases
Posted on: March 5, 2020

Intersection of Lone Pine Avenue and Republic Road closed for emergency water main repairs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The intersection of Lone Pine Avenue and Republic Road is closed for the emergency repair of a water main. A contract crew, working for another company, struck the water main just north of the intersection.  

All through traff...

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City of Springfield Traffic News Releases
Posted on: March 4, 2020

Lane shifts on Boonville Avenue between Central Street and Chestnut Expressway to begin March 5

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Motorists should expect lane shifts on Boonville Avenue between Central Street and Chestnut Expressway beginning 9 a.m., Thursday, March 5 to facilitate the demolition of three vacant buildings along Boonville. The lane shift is expec...

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City of Springfield Traffic News Releases
Posted on: March 4, 2020

Lane shifts on Boonville Avenue between Central Street and Chestnut Expressway to begin March 5

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Motorists should expect lane shifts on Boonville Avenue between Central Street and Chestnut Expressway beginning 9 a.m., Thursday, March 5 to facilitate the demolition of three vacant buildings along Boonville. The lane shift is expec...

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City of Springfield Traffic News Releases
Posted on: March 4, 2020

Mar. 4, 2020 - COVID-19 Task Force launched; media information session planned for Friday

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Since the novel coronavirus first emerged internationally in mid-December 2019, the Springfield-Greene County Health Department has advised others in the public health system, including health care, first responders, higher education institutions and many...

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

Mar. 4, 2020 - COVID-19 Task Force launched; media information session planned for Friday

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Since the novel coronavirus first emerged internationally in mid-December 2019, the Springfield-Greene County Health Department has advised others in the public health system, including health care, first responders, higher education institutions and many...

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

Springfield Fire Department releases 2019 Community Engagement Report

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Springfield firefighters spent much of 2019 engaging in a variety of community outreach activities to educate citizens about how they can reduce fires and fire-related injuries and deaths. Among the outreach activities were the Projec...

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Springfield Fire Department News Releases
Posted on: March 4, 2020

Springfield Fire Department releases 2019 Community Engagement Report

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Springfield firefighters spent much of 2019 engaging in a variety of community outreach activities to educate citizens about how they can reduce fires and fire-related injuries and deaths. Among the outreach activities were the Projec...

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Springfield Fire Department News Releases
Posted on: February 28, 2020

Lone Pine Avenue to close between Kirkwood Street and Seminole Street March 2-3

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Street repairs will require the closure of Lone Pine Avenue between Kirkwood Street and Seminole Street beginning 7 a.m., Monday, March 2 through 9 a.m., Tuesday, March 3. 

Access to all residences will be maintained. All thro...

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City of Springfield Traffic News Releases
Posted on: February 28, 2020

Lone Pine Avenue to close between Kirkwood Street and Seminole Street March 2-3

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Street repairs will require the closure of Lone Pine Avenue between Kirkwood Street and Seminole Street beginning 7 a.m., Monday, March 2 through 9 a.m., Tuesday, March 3. 

Access to all residences will be maintained. All thro...

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City of Springfield Traffic News Releases
Posted on: February 27, 2020

Closure of Trafficway Street north of 505 E. St. Louis St. development site to continue March 2-6

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The installation of a new water main will require the continued closure of Trafficway Street, immediately north of the 505 E. St. Louis Street apartment construction site, beginning 8 a.m., Monday, March 2 through 3 p.m., Friday, Marc...

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City of Springfield Traffic News Releases
Posted on: February 27, 2020

Closure of Trafficway Street north of 505 E. St. Louis St. development site to continue March 2-6

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The installation of a new water main will require the continued closure of Trafficway Street, immediately north of the 505 E. St. Louis Street apartment construction site, beginning 8 a.m., Monday, March 2 through 3 p.m., Friday, Marc...

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City of Springfield Traffic News Releases
Posted on: February 27, 2020

Fire crews to start Project RED Zone visits in Oak Grove neighborhood Saturday

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Springfield Fire Department firefighters will begin going door to door in the Oak Grove neighborhood on Saturday, Feb. 29 as the department continues efforts to ensure that every Springfield resident has adequate warning of a fire in ...

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Springfield Fire Department News Releases
Posted on: February 27, 2020

Fire crews to start Project RED Zone visits in Oak Grove neighborhood Saturday

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Springfield Fire Department firefighters will begin going door to door in the Oak Grove neighborhood on Saturday, Feb. 29 as the department continues efforts to ensure that every Springfield resident has adequate warning of a fire in ...

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Springfield Fire Department News Releases
Posted on: February 26, 2020

Fremont Avenue to close in four phases between Grand Avenue and Sunshine Street beginning March 2

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

City Utilities will close Fremont Avenue in separate phases between Grand Avenue and Sunshine Street beginning Monday, March 2 to complete gas and water renewals. The work is expected to last through the beginning of May. Each of the ...

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City of Springfield Traffic News Releases
Posted on: February 26, 2020

Fremont Avenue to close in four phases between Grand Avenue and Sunshine Street beginning March 2

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

City Utilities will close Fremont Avenue in separate phases between Grand Avenue and Sunshine Street beginning Monday, March 2 to complete gas and water renewals. The work is expected to last through the beginning of May. Each of the ...

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City of Springfield Traffic News Releases
Posted on: February 24, 2020

SPD Investigates Fatal Single-Vehicle Crash

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Feb. 23, 2020

SPD Investigates Fatal Single-Vehicle Crash

On Feb. 23rd  at 10:49 AM, the Springfield Police Department was dispatched to a single-vehicle accident at Division Street and Johnson Avenue. A 2013 Mini Cooper, driv...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: February 24, 2020

SPD Investigates Fatal Single-Vehicle Crash

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Feb. 23, 2020

SPD Investigates Fatal Single-Vehicle Crash

On Feb. 23rd  at 10:49 AM, the Springfield Police Department was dispatched to a single-vehicle accident at Division Street and Johnson Avenue. A 2013 Mini Cooper, driv...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: February 24, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate S. Fort Homicide

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

March 2, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate S. Fort Homicide

On March 2, 2020, at 8:04 A.M, Springfield Police were dispatched to 3656 South Fort regarding a female victim who was not breathing.  When officers arrived...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: February 24, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate S. Fort Homicide

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

March 2, 2020

Springfield Police Investigate S. Fort Homicide

On March 2, 2020, at 8:04 A.M, Springfield Police were dispatched to 3656 South Fort regarding a female victim who was not breathing.  When officers arrived...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: February 19, 2020

Feb. 19, 2020 - Nominations open today for 2020 Harold K. Bengsch Award

Nominations for the 2020 Harold K. Bengsch Award are now open

Nominations for the 2020 Harold K. Bengsch honoree are now open.

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department encourages the nomination of individuals from across all fields of public health and a range of career paths. Those nominated could be honored ...

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

Feb. 19, 2020 - Nominations open today for 2020 Harold K. Bengsch Award

Nominations for the 2020 Harold K. Bengsch Award are now open

Nominations for the 2020 Harold K. Bengsch honoree are now open.

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department encourages the nomination of individuals from across all fields of public health and a range of career paths. Those nominated could be honored ...

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

SPD Updates 2019 Homicide Numbers

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SPD Updates 2019 Homicide Numbers

The Springfield Police Department has updated the 2019 homicide numbers, decreasing the count by one (from 12 to 11). The change is in reference to an incident from October 2019 when the Springfield Fi...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: February 19, 2020

SPD Updates 2019 Homicide Numbers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

SPD Updates 2019 Homicide Numbers

The Springfield Police Department has updated the 2019 homicide numbers, decreasing the count by one (from 12 to 11). The change is in reference to an incident from October 2019 when the Springfield Fi...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: February 18, 2020

Bennett Street closed between National Avenue and Fremont Avenue through 11:30 p.m.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Bennett Street is closed between National Avenue and Fremont Avenue through 11:30 p.m., Feb. 18 for emergency sewer repairs. 

Motorists are advised to follow the posted detour via Portland Street, Fremont Avenue and Bennett St...

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City of Springfield Traffic News Releases
Posted on: February 18, 2020

Bennett Street closed between National Avenue and Fremont Avenue through 11:30 p.m.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Bennett Street is closed between National Avenue and Fremont Avenue through 11:30 p.m., Feb. 18 for emergency sewer repairs. 

Motorists are advised to follow the posted detour via Portland Street, Fremont Avenue and Bennett St...

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City of Springfield Traffic News Releases
Posted on: February 18, 2020

Coffee with the Chief Changes Locations to Architect Coffee

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Coffee with the Chief Changes Locations to  Architect Coffee

 

You’re invited to join Springfield Police Chief Paul Williams for a cup of coffee during "Coffee with the Chief" this Wednesday, Feb. 1...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: February 18, 2020

Coffee with the Chief Changes Locations to Architect Coffee

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Coffee with the Chief Changes Locations to  Architect Coffee

 

You’re invited to join Springfield Police Chief Paul Williams for a cup of coffee during "Coffee with the Chief" this Wednesday, Feb. 1...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: February 18, 2020

Construction near 505 E. St. Louis to require closure of Trafficway Street Feb. 25 - 28

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Utility work to facilitate the construction of an apartment building at 505 E. St. Louis Street will require the following traffic impacts in downtown Springfield beginning 7 a.m., Tuesday, Feb. 25 through 3 p.m., Friday, Feb. 28:&...

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City of Springfield Traffic News Releases
Posted on: February 18, 2020

Construction near 505 E. St. Louis to require closure of Trafficway Street Feb. 25 - 28

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Utility work to facilitate the construction of an apartment building at 505 E. St. Louis Street will require the following traffic impacts in downtown Springfield beginning 7 a.m., Tuesday, Feb. 25 through 3 p.m., Friday, Feb. 28:&...

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City of Springfield Traffic News Releases
Posted on: February 18, 2020

Division Street to close between Jefferson Avenue and Clay Avenue Feb. 21-24

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Division Street will close between Jefferson Avenue and Clay Avenue beginning 7 p.m., Friday, Feb. 21 through 6 a.m., Monday, Feb. 24 for City Utilities contractors to install new water mains across the roadway. 

Northbound an...

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City of Springfield Traffic News Releases
Posted on: February 18, 2020

Division Street to close between Jefferson Avenue and Clay Avenue Feb. 21-24

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Division Street will close between Jefferson Avenue and Clay Avenue beginning 7 p.m., Friday, Feb. 21 through 6 a.m., Monday, Feb. 24 for City Utilities contractors to install new water mains across the roadway. 

Northbound an...

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City of Springfield Traffic News Releases
Posted on: February 14, 2020

Fire Chief recognized with Ambassador award from Center for Public Safety Excellence

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Springfield Fire Chief David Pennington has been awarded the Ambassador of the Year Award by the Center for Public Safety Excellence.

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Springfield Fire Department News Releases
Posted on: February 14, 2020

Fire Chief recognized with Ambassador award from Center for Public Safety Excellence

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Springfield Fire Chief David Pennington has been awarded the Ambassador of the Year Award by the Center for Public Safety Excellence.

CPSE is an international technical organization that works with the most progressive fire and emergen...

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Springfield Fire Department News Releases
Posted on: February 10, 2020

Closure of eastbound Trafficway Street west of John Q Hammons Parkway to continue through Feb. 21

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Due to project complications and delays due to weather, the closure of the eastbound lanes of Trafficway Street just west of the intersection of John Q Hammons Parkway will continue through Friday, Feb. 21 to facilitate maintenance wo...

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City of Springfield Traffic News Releases
Posted on: February 10, 2020

Closure of eastbound Trafficway Street west of John Q Hammons Parkway to continue through Feb. 21

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Due to project complications and delays due to weather, the closure of the eastbound lanes of Trafficway Street just west of the intersection of John Q Hammons Parkway will continue through Friday, Feb. 21 to facilitate maintenance wo...

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City of Springfield Traffic News Releases
Posted on: February 7, 2020

East Dale fire victim succumbs to injuries

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David Knight, 59, has succumbed to the injuries he sustained in a Jan. 10 house fire in the 1500 block of East Dale.

This is the second fire fatality of 2020 in Springfield. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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Springfield Fire Department News Releases
Posted on: February 7, 2020

East Dale fire victim succumbs to injuries

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David Knight, 59, has succumbed to the injuries he sustained in a Jan. 10 house fire in the 1500 block of East Dale.

This is the second fire fatality of 2020 in Springfield. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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Springfield Fire Department News Releases
Posted on: February 7, 2020

SPD Releases Quarterly Report Warning Against Scams

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Feb. 7, 2020

SPD Releases Quarterly Report Warning Against Scams

The Springfield Police Department released its fourth-quarter Quarterly Public Safety Report (QPSR) this week. This issue includes tips to help prevent citizens from falli...

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4th Quarter 2019 - Quarterly Public Safety Report Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: February 7, 2020

SPD Releases Quarterly Report Warning Against Scams

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Feb. 7, 2020

SPD Releases Quarterly Report Warning Against Scams

The Springfield Police Department released its fourth-quarter Quarterly Public Safety Report (QPSR) this week. This issue includes tips to help prevent citizens from falli...

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4th Quarter 2019 - Quarterly Public Safety Report Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: February 6, 2020

Feb. 6, 2020 - Healthcare partners announce new flu-fighting precautions

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As confirmed flu cases have continued to rise, with especially large increases over the last two weeks, community healthcare partners are asking that the public observe new precautions to fight the flu.

Members of the community who have respiratory symptom...

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

Feb. 6, 2020 - Healthcare partners announce new flu-fighting precautions

Sick woman with a tissue and a thermometer

As confirmed flu cases have continued to rise, with especially large increases over the last two weeks, community healthcare partners are asking that the public observe new precautions to fight the flu.

Members of the community who have respiratory symptom...

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

SPD Investigates Fatal Motorcycle Crash

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Feb. 3, 2020

SPD Investigates Fatal Motorcycle Crash

On Feb. 2, 2020, at 7:21 p.m., Springfield Police Officers were dispatched to a serious injury crash near the intersection of Sunshine and Lone Pine.

When they arrived, officers discov...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: February 3, 2020

SPD Investigates Fatal Motorcycle Crash

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Feb. 3, 2020

SPD Investigates Fatal Motorcycle Crash

On Feb. 2, 2020, at 7:21 p.m., Springfield Police Officers were dispatched to a serious injury crash near the intersection of Sunshine and Lone Pine.

When they arrived, officers discov...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: January 31, 2020

UPDATE: Cameron Wells Located

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April 25, 2020

 UPDATE: Cameron Wells Located

Cameron Wells was located over night in Grove, Oklahoma. Thank you to all who assisted in the search.#####

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: January 31, 2020

UPDATE: Cameron Wells Located

Cameron Wells

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April 25, 2020

 UPDATE: Cameron Wells Located

Cameron Wells was located over night in Grove, Oklahoma. Thank you to all who assisted in the search.#####

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: January 31, 2020

UPDATE: Gerald A. Abbott Located

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Jan. 31, 2020

UPDATE: Gerald A. Abbott Located

Gerald Abbott was located safely this morning  (Jan. 31, 2020) at about 9:30 a.m. He is home with his family and is healthy. Thank you to everyone who spread the word and helped in...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: January 31, 2020

UPDATE: Gerald A. Abbott Located

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Jan. 31, 2020

UPDATE: Gerald A. Abbott Located

Gerald Abbott was located safely this morning  (Jan. 31, 2020) at about 9:30 a.m. He is home with his family and is healthy. Thank you to everyone who spread the word and helped in...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: January 31, 2020

UPDATE: Jason Cerce Found Safe

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March 14, 2020

UPDATE: Jason Cerce Found Safe

Jason Cerce was found safe and in good health at about 7:50 p.m. today. Thank you to all who asssited in the search.

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: January 31, 2020

UPDATE: Jason Cerce Found Safe

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March 14, 2020

UPDATE: Jason Cerce Found Safe

Jason Cerce was found safe and in good health at about 7:50 p.m. today. Thank you to all who asssited in the search.

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: January 31, 2020

Utility work downtown along Jefferson Avenue to affect on-street parking stalls

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A utility company is underway installing fiber optic cables downtown along Jefferson Avenue between Walnut Street and Kansas Expressway through the end of February. Downtown visitors and business owners can expect on-street parking st...

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City of Springfield Traffic News Releases
Posted on: January 31, 2020

Utility work downtown along Jefferson Avenue to affect on-street parking stalls

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A utility company is underway installing fiber optic cables downtown along Jefferson Avenue between Walnut Street and Kansas Expressway through the end of February. Downtown visitors and business owners can expect on-street parking st...

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City of Springfield Traffic News Releases
Posted on: January 29, 2020

Jan. 29, 2020 - Partners prepared for novel coronavirus: risk to general public remains low

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The risk of 2019 Novel Coronavirus remains low for the general public, but health care partners are prepared if the respiratory illness were to emerge in our community.

Although this is a new virus, in many ways, this coronavirus will be similar to our pas...

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

Jan. 29, 2020 - Partners prepared for novel coronavirus: risk to general public remains low

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The risk of 2019 Novel Coronavirus remains low for the general public, but health care partners are prepared if the respiratory illness were to emerge in our community.

Although this is a new virus, in many ways, this coronavirus will be similar to our pas...

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

SPD releases 2019 Uniform Crime Report

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SPD releases 2019 Uniform Crime Report

The Springfield Police Department’s 2019 crime reporting through the FBI’s Uniform Crime Report (UCR) has been completed. The year-end data shows an overall increase for Part 1...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: January 28, 2020

SPD releases 2019 Uniform Crime Report

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SPD releases 2019 Uniform Crime Report

The Springfield Police Department’s 2019 crime reporting through the FBI’s Uniform Crime Report (UCR) has been completed. The year-end data shows an overall increase for Part 1...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: January 27, 2020

Have a Cup of Coffee with Police Chief Paul Williams

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Have a Cup of Coffee with Police Chief Paul Williams

 

You’re invited to join Springfield Police Chief Paul Williams for a cup of coffee during "Coffee with the Chief" this Thursday, Jan. 30th at  S...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: January 27, 2020

Have a Cup of Coffee with Police Chief Paul Williams

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Have a Cup of Coffee with Police Chief Paul Williams

 

You’re invited to join Springfield Police Chief Paul Williams for a cup of coffee during "Coffee with the Chief" this Thursday, Jan. 30th at  S...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: January 23, 2020

Cherry Street to close between Fremont Avenue and Pickwick Avenue Jan. 28 for utility work

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City Utilities will close Cherry Street between Fremont Avenue and Pickwick Avenue beginning 8 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28 for utility work. The roadway is expected to reopen by 5 p.m.

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City of Springfield Traffic News Releases
Posted on: January 23, 2020

Cherry Street to close between Fremont Avenue and Pickwick Avenue Jan. 28 for utility work

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City Utilities will close Cherry Street between Fremont Avenue and Pickwick Avenue beginning 8 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28 for utility work. The roadway is expected to reopen by 5 p.m.

Motorists are advised to follow the marked detour using ...

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City of Springfield Traffic News Releases
Posted on: January 23, 2020

SPD Sends Additional Sexual Assault Kits for Testing Through SAFE Kits Initiative

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May 15, 2020

SPD Sends Additional Sexual Assault Kits for Testing Through SAFE Kits Initiative

 

On Friday, May 15, the Springfield Police Department sent 30 sexual assault kits (SAK) to BODE, the private lab contracted through ...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: January 23, 2020

SPD Sends Additional Sexual Assault Kits for Testing Through SAFE Kits Initiative

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May 15, 2020

SPD Sends Additional Sexual Assault Kits for Testing Through SAFE Kits Initiative

 

On Friday, May 15, the Springfield Police Department sent 30 sexual assault kits (SAK) to BODE, the private lab contracted through ...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: January 23, 2020

SPD Works with Area Agencies on SAFE Kits Initiative

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SPD Works with Area Agencies on SAFE Kits Initiative

“ I’m proud to share that this morning the Springfield Police Department was host to area agencies from around the region in the latest effort of Missouri Attorne...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: January 23, 2020

SPD Works with Area Agencies on SAFE Kits Initiative

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SPD Works with Area Agencies on SAFE Kits Initiative

“ I’m proud to share that this morning the Springfield Police Department was host to area agencies from around the region in the latest effort of Missouri Attorne...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: January 22, 2020

Downtown apartment building construction to impact traffic, parking near 505 E. St. Louis

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Construction of an apartment building at 505 E. St. Louis will require the following traffic and parking impacts in downtown Springfield beginning Monday, Jan. 27 and lasting for the duration of the project, expected to last two years...

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City of Springfield Traffic News Releases
Posted on: January 22, 2020

Downtown apartment building construction to impact traffic, parking near 505 E. St. Louis

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Construction of an apartment building at 505 E. St. Louis will require the following traffic and parking impacts in downtown Springfield beginning Monday, Jan. 27 and lasting for the duration of the project, expected to last two years...

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City of Springfield Traffic News Releases
Posted on: January 10, 2020

Utility work along Walnut Street downtown to affect on-street parking stalls

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A utility company will install fiber optic cables downtown along Walnut Street between Market Avenue and Jefferson Avenue beginning Monday, Jan. 13 and lasting for two weeks. Downtown visitors and business owners can expect several on...

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City of Springfield Traffic News Releases
Posted on: January 10, 2020

Utility work along Walnut Street downtown to affect on-street parking stalls

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A utility company will install fiber optic cables downtown along Walnut Street between Market Avenue and Jefferson Avenue beginning Monday, Jan. 13 and lasting for two weeks. Downtown visitors and business owners can expect several on...

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City of Springfield Traffic News Releases
Posted on: January 7, 2020

Expect various closures on John Q Hammons Parkway between Trafficway and St. Louis Street Jan. 8-16

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Various street and lane closures will affect traffic flow on John Q Hammons Parkway between Trafficway and St. Louis Street beginning 9 a.m. Jan. 8 through 3:30 p.m., Jan. 16 for maintenance work on a water main. 

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City of Springfield Traffic News Releases
Posted on: January 7, 2020

Expect various closures on John Q Hammons Parkway between Trafficway and St. Louis Street Jan. 8-16

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Various street and lane closures will affect traffic flow on John Q Hammons Parkway between Trafficway and St. Louis Street beginning 9 a.m. Jan. 8 through 3:30 p.m., Jan. 16 for maintenance work on a water main. 

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City of Springfield Traffic News Releases
Posted on: January 6, 2020

East Belmont house fire victim succumbs to injuries

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Shortly after noon on Thursday, Jan. 2, Springfield Fire Department crews responded to a house fire in the 2900 block of East Belmont. They arrived to an advanced fire in a single family residence. While firefighting operations were u...

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Springfield Fire Department News Releases
Posted on: January 6, 2020

East Belmont house fire victim succumbs to injuries

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Shortly after noon on Thursday, Jan. 2, Springfield Fire Department crews responded to a house fire in the 2900 block of East Belmont. They arrived to an advanced fire in a single family residence. While firefighting operations were u...

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Springfield Fire Department News Releases
Posted on: January 3, 2020

LOCATED: APRIL SCHACKART & LIAM LARIMORE

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Jan. 3, 2020

Located: April Schackart & Liam Larimore

April Schackart and Liam Larimore were located by Battlefield Police. They are safe and appear to be in good condition. Thank you to everyone who assisted in the search.

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: January 3, 2020

LOCATED: APRIL SCHACKART & LIAM LARIMORE

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Jan. 3, 2020

Located: April Schackart & Liam Larimore

April Schackart and Liam Larimore were located by Battlefield Police. They are safe and appear to be in good condition. Thank you to everyone who assisted in the search.

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: December 30, 2019

Springfield Police / Greene County Sheriff Investigate Homicide

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Dec. 30, 2019

Springfield Police / Greene County Sheriff Investigate Homicide

The Greene County Sheriff’s Office and the Springfield Police Department are currently investigating a Homicide at the intersection of FR 88 and Sta...

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Springfield Police Department News Releases
Posted on: December 30, 2019

Springfield Police / Greene County Sheriff Investigate Homicide

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