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Posted on: July 6, 2021

Joplin Health Dept. reports four deaths resulting from COVID-19; brings total to 137

The Joplin Health Department is sad to report the deaths of four Joplin residents with coronavirus being a significant condition contributing to the death. This announcement brings the total count to 137 deaths in Joplin. Residents who passed included thr...

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Posted on: July 10, 2021

City of Joplin provides update on network security incident

As you may know, on July 7, 2021, we discovered a network security incident that resulted in an interruption to our internet, email, and phone services. After discovering the incident, we isolated the impacted systems, contacted law enforcement, and launc...

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City News
Posted on: August 23, 2021

Joplin Health Dept. reports five deaths resulting from COVID-19; brings total to 160

The Joplin Health Department is sad to report the death of five Joplin residents with coronavirus being a significant condition contributing to the deaths. This announcement brings the total count to 160 deaths in Joplin. The residents who passed included...

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City News
Posted on: August 30, 2021

Joplin Health Dept. reports four deaths resulting from COVID-19; brings total to 164

The Joplin Health Department is sad to report the death of four Joplin residents with coronavirus being a significant condition contributing to the deaths. This announcement brings the total count to 164 deaths in Joplin. The residents who passed included...

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City News
Posted on: September 8, 2021

Joplin Health Dept. reports a death resulting from COVID-19; brings total to 165

The Joplin Health Department is sad to report the death of a Joplin resident with coronavirus being a significant condition contributing to the death. This announcement of a 54-year-old female brings the total count to 165 deaths in Joplin. 

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City News
Posted on: September 16, 2021

Joplin Health Dept. reports three deaths resulting from COVID-19; brings total to 168

The Joplin Health Department is sad to report the deaths of three Joplin residents with coronavirus being a significant condition contributing to the death. This announcement brings the total count to 168 deaths in Joplin. The residents who passed include...

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City News
Posted on: September 24, 2021

Joplin Health Dept. reports three deaths resulting from COVID-19; brings total to 171

The Joplin Health Department is sad to report the deaths of three Joplin residents with coronavirus being a significant condition contributing to the death. This announcement brings the total count to 171 deaths in Joplin. The residents who passed include...

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City News
Posted on: September 29, 2021

Joplin Health Dept. reports two deaths resulting from COVID-19; brings total to 173

The Joplin Health Department is sad to report the deaths of two Joplin residents with coronavirus being a significant condition contributing to the death. This announcement brings the total count to 173 deaths in Joplin. The residents who passed include a...

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City News
Posted on: October 1, 2021

Pekarek receives highest honor from Missouri Public Health Association

City of Joplin’s Assistant City Manager Dan Pekarek recently received the highest honor given by the Missouri Public Health Association and was named W. Scott Johnson Award.  According to the MPHA website, this is the most prestigious a...

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City News
Posted on: October 14, 2021

Joplin Health Dept. reports four deaths resulting from COVID-19; brings total to 179

The Joplin Health Department is sad to report the deaths of four Joplin residents with coronavirus being a significant condition contributing to the death. This announcement brings the total count to 179 deaths in Joplin. The residents who passed away inc...

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