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Posted on: February 26, 2021

City to test sirens during Statewide Tornado Drill on Tuesday, March 2

Graphic showing days of weather week March 1 - 5, 2021

Severe Weather Awareness Week will be recognized from March 1 to 5 to help Missourians learn more about potential severe weather and how to prepare for possible weather conditions in upcoming comings.

The National Weather Service (NWS), S...

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Posted on: February 26, 2021

Joplin Health Dept. reports a death resulting from COVID-19; brings total to 124

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 brings the total count to 124 deaths in Joplin. The resident was a 42-year-ol...

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Posted on: February 25, 2021

City’s face mask ordinance to expire February 28, 2021

Joplin Mayor Ryan Stanley has announced that Ordinance No. 2020-176 will expire at the end of the day, February 28, 2021. This ordinance established the rule for citizens to wear faces masks in public. It went into effect prior to last year’s ho...

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Posted on: February 24, 2021

Commission accepting nominations for Historic Preservation Awards

The Joplin Historic Preservation Commission will accept nominations from the public for the 2021 Joplin Historic Preservation Awards beginning Monday, March 1, 2021. Nomination forms may be downloaded from the City of Joplin’s website at&nbs...

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Posted on: February 23, 2021

Site work beings on Woodsonia development that brings Menard’s to Joplin

 

Land that now sits desolate and uninviting will soon experience a promising renovation as work begins on the newest economic development project in Joplin, “32nd Street Place”. This 70-acre mixed use development will be home ...

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Posted on: February 17, 2021

Weather causes date cancellation of 2nd dose vaccine clinic with Health Dept. & Nat'l Guard

Recent inclement weather has caused the Joplin Health Department to cancel the upcoming date of the second dose of COVID vaccine for those who participated in the Drive Thru Clinic with the National Guard on January 29 at the Joplin Athletic Comp...

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Posted on: February 12, 2021

Citizens should prepare for winter weather conditions

Winter weather advisories are being issued by the National Weather Service and the City of Joplin would like to remind people that cold weather and precipitation can create health and safety risks.  Reduce the risk of injury and keep yourself and...

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Posted on: February 11, 2021

Public meeting set for March 11 to discuss permit renewal of Joplin’s stormwater system

In accordance with State and Federal regulations, the City of Joplin intends to submit an application for the renewal of its Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) permit which is set to expire in September 2021. An MS4 permit authorizes public entit...

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To view Stormwater plan... City News
Posted on: February 8, 2021

Joplin Health Dept. reports a death resulting from COVID-19; brings total to 123

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 brings the total count to 123 deaths in Joplin. The resident was a 64-year-old male.

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Posted on: February 18, 2021

Road closure at Range Line Road and 44th Street starts Monday, Feb.22 as project continues

Starting Monday, February 22, there will be a road closure at Range Line Road and 44th Street. This closure affects the eastern end of 44th Street between Richard Joseph Avenue and Range Line Road as the 44th Street widening project continues. 

Th...

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Posted on: February 3, 2021

Joplin Health Dept. reports seven deaths resulting from COVID-19; brings total to 122

The Joplin Health Department is sad to report the deaths of seven Joplin residents with coronavirus being a significant condition contributing to the deaths. This announcement brings the total count to 122 deaths in Joplin. The residents include four fema...

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Posted on: January 28, 2021

Joplin Health Dept. reports three deaths resulting from COVID-19; brings total to 115

The Joplin Health Department is sad to report the deaths of three Joplin residents with coronavirus being a significant condition contributing to the deaths. This announcement brings the total count to 115 deaths in Joplin. The residents include ...

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Posted on: January 27, 2021

VACCINE CLINIC UPDATE – Friday, Jan. 29 vaccine clinic is full; Future clinics to be announced soon

The City of Joplin Health Department reminds citizens that there will be community vaccination clinics available in the near future. Friday, January 29 clinic is full, and the public should watch for future announcements about other clinics available to t...

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Posted on: January 21, 2021

Joplin Health Dept. reports seven deaths resulting from COVID-19; brings total to 112

The Joplin Health Department is sad to report the deaths of seven Joplin residents with coronavirus being a significant condition contributing to the deaths. This announcement brings the total count to 112 deaths in Joplin. The residents include ...

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Posted on: January 15, 2021

Joplin Health Dept. explains process of State of Missouri’s COVID vaccination plan

Recently the State of Missouri released detailed information focusing on the various phases of the State’s Vaccination Plan. Specific qualifications for each phase were outlined including age, at-risk medical conditions and/or employment sectors...

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Posted on: January 13, 2021

Joplin Health Department reports five deaths resulting from COVID-19; brings total to 105

The Joplin Health Department is sad to report the deaths of five Joplin residents with coronavirus being a significant condition contributing to the deaths. This announcement brings the total count to 105 deaths in Joplin. The residents include t...

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Posted on: January 12, 2021

Joplin Health Department reports deaths resulting from COVID-19; brings total to 100

The Joplin Health Department is sad to report the deaths of four Joplin residents with coronavirus being a significant condition contributing to the deaths. This announcement brings the total count to 100 deaths in Joplin. The residents include t...

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Posted on: January 7, 2021

Pearl Avenue closes from 6th to 7th Street as courthouse construction begins

Due to the construction of the new Jasper County Courthouse in the 600 block of Pearl Avenue, a portion of Pearl Avenue will be permanently closed. Starting January 8, 2021, Pearl Avenue will be closed from 6th to 7th Streets as the building construction ...

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Posted on: January 7, 2021

Joplin Health Department provides update on COVID vaccine information

As most are aware, a vaccine from Pfizer and a vaccine from Moderna have been approved for administration in the fight against Covid-19. Currently, there is a very limited supply of these two Covid-19 vaccines. Demand exceeds the supply; this shortage is ...

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Posted on: January 4, 2021

Joplin Health Department reports deaths resulting from COVID-19; brings total to 96

The Joplin Health Department is sad to report the deaths of three Joplin residents with coronavirus being a significant condition contributing to the deaths. This announcement brings the total count to 96 deaths in Joplin. The residents include a 71-year ...

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Posted on: December 31, 2020

Joplin Health Department reports deaths resulting from COVID-19; brings total to 93

The Joplin Health Department is sad to report the deaths of three Joplin resident with coronavirus being a significant condition contributing to the deaths. This announcement brings the total count to 93 deaths in Joplin. The residents include an...

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Posted on: December 29, 2020

Joplin Health Department reports death resulting from COVID-19; brings total to 90

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 brings the total count to 90 deaths in Joplin. The resident was an 85-year-old male fr...

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City News
Posted on: December 22, 2020

Joplin Health Department reports three deaths resulting from COVID-19; brings total to 89

The Joplin Health Department is sad to report the deaths of three Joplin residents with coronavirus being a significant condition contributing to the deaths. This announcement brings the total count to 89 deaths in Joplin. The residents included ...

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Posted on: December 21, 2020

Joplin Health Department updates citizens about Vaccination Plan details

As many already know, the first shipment of vaccine for COVID-19 recently arrived at Joplin medical facilities to begin immunizations of their patient facing healthcare workers. Residents and staff of long-term care facilities will also be eligible to rec...

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Posted on: December 18, 2020

Joplin Health Department reports four deaths resulting from COVID-19; brings total to 86

The Joplin Health Department is sad to report the deaths of four Joplin residents with coronavirus being a significant condition contributing to the deaths. This announcement brings the total count to 86 deaths in Joplin. The residents were two males, age...

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Posted on: December 17, 2020

Joplin Health Department reports two deaths resulting from COVID-19; brings total to 82

The Joplin Health Department is sad to report the deaths of two Joplin residents with coronavirus being a significant condition contributing to the deaths. This announcement brings the total count to 82 deaths in Joplin. The residents were a 62-year-old m...

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City News
Posted on: December 16, 2020

Joplin Health Department reports four deaths resulting from COVID-19; brings total to 80

The Joplin Health Department is sad to report the deaths of four Joplin residents with coronavirus being a significant condition contributing to the deaths. This announcement brings the total count to 80 deaths in Joplin. Three of the residents were males...

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City News
Posted on: December 14, 2020

Joplin Health Department reports four deaths resulting from COVID-19; brings total to 76

The Joplin Health Department is sad to report the deaths of four Joplin residents with coronavirus being a significant condition contributing to the deaths. This announcement brings the total count to 76 deaths in Joplin. Three of the residents were males...

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City News
Posted on: December 11, 2020

Joplin Health Department reports death resulting from COVID-19; brings total to 72

The Joplin Health Department is sad to report the death of a 73-year-old Joplin male resident with coronavirus being a significant condition contributing to the death. This announcement brings the total count to 72 deaths in Joplin. 

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Posted on: December 9, 2020

Joplin Health Department reports death resulting from COVID-19; brings total to 71

The Joplin Health Department is sad to report the death of a 77-year-old Joplin male resident with coronavirus being a significant condition contributing to the death. This announcement brings the total count to 71 deaths in Joplin. 

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City News
Posted on: December 8, 2020

Joplin Health Department reports two deaths resulting from COVID-19; brings total to 70

The Joplin Health Department is sad to report the deaths of two Joplin male residents with coronavirus being a significant condition contributing to the deaths. Residents were age 75 and 85. This announcement brings the total count to 70 deaths in Joplin....

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City News
Posted on: December 4, 2020

Joplin Health Department reports deaths resulting from COVID-19

The Joplin Health Department is sad to report the deaths of two Joplin male residents with coronavirus being a significant condition contributing to the deaths. Residents were age 73 and 91. This announcement brings the total count to 68 deaths in Joplin....

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City News
Posted on: December 3, 2020

Joplin Health Department reports death resulting from COVID-19

The Joplin Health Department is sad to report the death of a 71-year-old male Joplin resident with coronavirus being a significant condition contributing to the deaths. This announcement brings the total count to 66 deaths in Joplin. 

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City News
Posted on: December 3, 2020

Health Department adjusts quarantine timeframes following CDC update

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

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

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City News
Posted on: December 2, 2020

Joplin Health Department reports deaths resulting from COVID-19

The Joplin Health Department is sad to report the deaths of three Joplin residents with coronavirus being a significant condition contributing to the deaths. Of the three, two were residents of a long-term care facility, a 75-year old male and a 59-year o...

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City News
Posted on: November 30, 2020

Joplin Health Department reports deaths resulting from COVID-19

The Joplin Health Department is sad to report the deaths of two Joplin residents with coronavirus being a significant condition contributing to the deaths. This includes an 87-year old female and a 79-year old male. This announcement brings the total coun...

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City News
Posted on: November 20, 2020

Council passes mask ordinance in effort to reduce spread of COVID-19

At last night’s Special Council Meeting, the Joplin City Council passed an ordinance enacting a face mask requirement for those in Joplin. The ordinance states that all people over the age of 6 should wear a face covering when inside public faci...

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To view the ordinance.... City News
Posted on: November 17, 2020

Joplin Health Department reports death resulting from COVID-19

The Joplin Health Department is sad to report the death of a Joplin resident with coronavirus being a significant condition contributing to this death. The 90-year-old female was a resident of a long-term care facility. This announcement brings t...

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City News
Posted on: November 17, 2020

Mayor comments on healthcare providers' request of local legislators

Joplin Mayor Ryan Stanley’s comments re:

Letter from area healthcare organizations requesting action of local legislators

 As Mayor, I recently received a letter from healthcare organizations and providers in southwest Missouri n...

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City News
Posted on: November 16, 2020

Joplin Health Department reports deaths resulting from COVID-19

The Joplin Health Department is sad to report the deaths of three Joplin residents with coronavirus being a significant condition contributing to these deaths. All were residents of a long-term care facility, with two being males, age 69 and age ...

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City News
Posted on: November 13, 2020

Joplin Health Department reports deaths resulting from COVID-19

The Joplin Health Department is sad to report the deaths of two Joplin residents with coronavirus being a significant condition contributing to these deaths. Both are females, with one being 58 years old, and the second female, age 83. was a resi...

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City News
Posted on: November 11, 2020

Joplin Health Department reports deaths resulting from COVID-19

The Joplin Health Department is sad to report the deaths of two Joplin male residents. Coronavirus was a significant condition contributing to these deaths. Ages of the residents were 80 years old and 97 years old. The 97-year-old male w...

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City News
Posted on: November 10, 2020

Walmart moves COVID-19 Testing Site to three new locations

Starting Friday, November 13, the COVID-19 drive-thru testing site, supported by Walmart and Quest Diagnostics, in collaboration with state and local officials, will be available at three area Neighborhood Markets. The former location on West 7th...

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City News
Posted on: November 9, 2020

Joplin Health Department reports deaths resulting from COVID-19

The Joplin Health Department is sad to report the deaths of two Joplin residents. Coronavirus was a significant condition contributing to these deaths. Residents included a 75-year-old female and an 87-year-old male. The male citizen was...

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City News
Posted on: November 5, 2020

Joplin Health Department reports death resulting from COVID-19

The Joplin Health Department is sad to report the death of a 56-year-old male Joplin resident. Coronavirus was a significant condition contributing to these deaths. This announcement brings the total count to 38 deaths in Joplin. 

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City News
Posted on: November 4, 2020

Joplin Health Department reports death resulting from COVID-19

The Joplin Health Department is sad to report the death of an 86-year-old male Joplin resident. Coronavirus was a significant condition contributing to these deaths. This announcement brings the total count to 37 deaths in Joplin. 

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City News
Posted on: October 27, 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 these deaths. The individual is a 92-year-old female who was a resident in a Joplin long-term care facility. This announc...

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City News
Posted on: October 26, 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 these deaths. The individual is a 98-year-old female who was a resident in a Joplin long-term care faci...

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City News
Posted on: October 26, 2020

Health Dept. introduces updated dashboard with more statistics of COVID-19 cases in Joplin

With coronavirus numbers continuing to increase in our area, the Joplin Health Department has partnered with the University of Missouri “All Things Missouri” project for a more encompassing COVID-19 dashboard. This dashboard is similar...

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To view dashboard... City News

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Posted on: February 4, 2021

Road closure at Range Line Road and 44th Street starts Monday, Feb.8 as project continues

Starting Monday, February 8, there will be a road closure at Range Line Road and 44th Street. This closure affects the eastern end of 44th Street between Richard Joseph Avenue and Range Line Road as the 44th Street widening project continues. 

Det...

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City Road Closures
Posted on: January 7, 2021

Pearl Avenue closes from 6th to 7th Street as courthouse construction begins

Due to the construction of the new Jasper County Courthouse in the 600 block of Pearl Avenue, a portion of Pearl Avenue will be permanently closed. Starting January 8, 2021, Pearl Avenue will be closed from 6th to 7th Streets as the building construction ...

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City Road Closures

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Posted on: February 26, 2021

City to test sirens during Statewide Tornado Drill on Tuesday, March 2

Graphic showing days of weather week March 1 - 5, 2021

Severe Weather Awareness Week will be recognized from March 1 to 5 to help Missourians learn more about potential severe weather and how to prepare for possible weather conditions in upcoming comings.

The National Weather Service (NWS), S...

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Emergency Management

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Posted on: February 24, 2021

Structure Fire, 223 S Galena Ave

NEWS RELEASE

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

February 24, 2021

 

 

SUBJECT:      Structure Fire, 223 S Galena Ave

 

CONTACT:    James Furgerson, Fire Chief

 

On Tues...

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Fire Department
Posted on: January 25, 2021

Structure Fire, 200 E Zora

NEWS RELEASE

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

January 25, 2021

 

 

SUBJECT:      Structure Fire, 200 E Zora 

 

CONTACT:    James Furgerson, Fire Chief

 

On Sunday, 24 January ...

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Fire Department
Posted on: January 25, 2021

Structure Fire, 2702 W 23rd Street

NEWS RELEASE

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

January 25, 2021

 

 

SUBJECT:      Structure Fire, 2702 W 23rd Street

 

CONTACT:    James Furgerson, Fire Chief

 

On Sat...

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Fire Department
Posted on: January 25, 2021

Structure Fire, 409 E 8th Street

NEWS RELEASE

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

January 25, 2021

 

 

SUBJECT:      Structure Fire, 409 E 8th Street

 

CONTACT:    James Furgerson, Fire Chief

 

On Satur...

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Fire Department
Posted on: January 12, 2021

Structure Fire, 1726 S Kentucky

NEWS RELEASE

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

January 12, 2021

 

 

SUBJECT:      Structure Fire, 1726 S Kentucky

 

CONTACT:    James Furgerson, Fire Chief

 

On Monday...

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Fire Department
Posted on: January 12, 2021

Structure Fire, 921 W A St.

NEWS RELEASE

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

January 12, 2021

 

 

SUBJECT:      Structure Fire, 921 W A St.

 

CONTACT:    James Furgerson, Fire Chief

 

On Monday, 10...

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Fire Department
Posted on: January 8, 2021

Structure Fire, 1502 S Bird

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

January 08, 2021

 

 

SUBJECT:      Structure Fire, 1502 S Bird

 

CONTACT:    James Furgerson, Fire Chief

 

On Friday, 08 January 2021, at 3:13...

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Posted on: December 9, 2020

Structure Fire, 1729 S Pennsylvania Ave

NEWS RELEASE

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

December 09, 2020

 

 

SUBJECT:      Structure Fire, 1729 S Pennsylvania Ave

 

CONTACT:    James Furgerson

 

On Wednesday...

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Fire Department
Posted on: December 7, 2020

Structure Fire, 1919 E 28th Street

NEWS RELEASE

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

December 07, 2020

 

 

SUBJECT:      Structure Fire, 1919 E 28th Street

 

CONTACT:    James Furgerson

 

On Saturday Decem...

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Fire Department
Posted on: December 7, 2020

Structure Fire, 2028 S Pearl Ave.

NEWS RELEASE

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

December 07, 2020

 

 

SUBJECT:      Structure Fire, 2028 S Pearl Ave.

 

CONTACT:    James Furgerson

 

On Friday, Decembe...

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Posted on: February 26, 2021

Joplin Health Dept. reports a death resulting from COVID-19; brings total to 124

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 brings the total count to 124 deaths in Joplin. The resident was a 42-year-ol...

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Health Department
Posted on: February 8, 2021

Joplin Health Dept. reports a death resulting from COVID-19; brings total to 123

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 brings the total count to 123 deaths in Joplin. The resident was a 64-year-old male.

Ci...

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Health Department
Posted on: January 28, 2021

Joplin Health Dept. reports three deaths resulting from COVID-19; brings total to 115

The Joplin Health Department is sad to report the deaths of three Joplin residents with coronavirus being a significant condition contributing to the deaths. This announcement brings the total count to 115 deaths in Joplin. The residents include ...

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Health Department
Posted on: January 27, 2021

VACCINE CLINIC UPDATE – Friday, Jan. 29 vaccine clinic is full; Future clinics to be announced soon

The City of Joplin Health Department reminds citizens that there will be community vaccination clinics available in the near future. Friday, January 29 clinic is full, and the public should watch for future announcements about other clinics available to t...

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Health Department
Posted on: January 21, 2021

Joplin Health Dept. reports seven deaths resulting from COVID-19; brings total to 112

The Joplin Health Department is sad to report the deaths of seven Joplin residents with coronavirus being a significant condition contributing to the deaths. This announcement brings the total count to 112 deaths in Joplin. The residents include ...

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Health Department
Posted on: January 15, 2021

Joplin Health Dept. explains process of State of Missouri’s COVID vaccination plan

Recently the State of Missouri released detailed information focusing on the various phases of the State’s Vaccination Plan. Specific qualifications for each phase were outlined including age, at-risk medical conditions and/or employment sectors. As citiz...

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Health Department
Posted on: December 3, 2020

Joplin Health Department reports death resulting from COVID-19

The Joplin Health Department is sad to report the death of a 71-year-old male Joplin resident with coronavirus being a significant condition contributing to the deaths. This announcement brings the total count to 66 deaths in Joplin. 

City statist...

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Health Department
Posted on: December 3, 2020

Health Department adjusts quarantine timeframes following CDC update

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

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

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