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Posted on: September 14, 2020

Joplin Health Department reports death resulting from COVID-19

The Joplin Health Department is sad to report the death of a Joplin resident. Coronavirus was a significant condition contributing to this death. The individual is an 89- year-old female. This announcement brings the total count to 22 deaths in Joplin.

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Posted on: August 19, 2020

City allows mask mandate to expire; moves into Step 4 of Recovery Phase eliminating occupancy

During the August 17, 2020 meeting and after hearing from about two dozen citizens voicing opinions on the ordinance requiring them to wear masks in public, the Joplin City Council voted to hold to its expiration date of 11:59 p.m. that night. The ordinan...

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