The City of Joplin Health Department seeks to improve the health of people within our community by providing health education, with the goal of preventing and controlling health-related problems. We recognize the importance of health education as it empowers people about their health issues.
One of the best ways of preventing yourself, your loved ones, and the community from getting flu is by getting vaccinated. Learn more and access resources about the flu.
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD)
City of Joplin Health Department provides free testing for STDs, as well as prevention programs. For more information about these services, call the health department at (417) 623-6122. More information about different STDs, visit the Center of Disease Control and Prevention’s website.