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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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City News
Posted on: January 20, 2021

Parks survey results to be discussed during public meeting on January 27

With warmer weather throughout these past few months, many residents have enjoyed one of the City’s parks or walked along one of the trails. In the summer, the golf course and aquatic center welcomed hundreds of people for some fun outdoor activ...

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City News
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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City News
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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City News
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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City News
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 News
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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City News
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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City News
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 23, 2020

Recycling Center offer options for discarded Christmas trees

The City of Joplin will have three collection points for discarded, natural (live) Christmas trees starting December 26 and continuing through January 31. Citizens should bring their tree, completely stripped of all decorations, and place it near the &...

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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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City News
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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City News
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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City News
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

Leaf Pick-Up service begins; residents reminded to rake leaves to the curb

The City’s annual residential leaf pick up program began today, November 30, to help clear the large amount of fallen leaves in our neighborhoods. The City picks up the leaves to help citizens with this seasonal chore of removing leaves from their propert...

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To view map of Leaf Pick-Up areas.... 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: 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: December 11, 2020

Structure Fire, 111 S Moffet Ave

NEWS RELEASE

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

December 11, 2020

 

 

SUBJECT:      Structure Fire, 111 S Moffet Ave

 

CONTACT:    James Furgerson

 

On Friday, 11 Decem...

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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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Fire Department
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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Fire Department
Posted on: December 4, 2020

Structure Fire, 1730 S Picher

NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 December 4, 2020 SUBJECT: Structure Fire, 1730 S Picher

 CONTACT: James Furgerson

 On Friday, December 4, 2020, at 3:43 AM, the Joplin Fire Department responded to a report of a structure fire at...

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Fire Department
Posted on: December 1, 2020

Structure Fire, 127 W 38th

NEWS RELEASE

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

November 30, 2020

 

 

SUBJECT:      Structure Fire, 127 W 38th

 

CONTACT:    James Furgerson

 

On Monday, November 30, 2...

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Fire Department

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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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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...

Read on...

Health Department

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Posted on: January 20, 2021

Parks survey results to be discussed during public meeting on January 27

With warmer weather throughout these past few months, many residents have enjoyed one of the City’s parks or walked along one of the trails. In the summer, the golf course and aquatic center welcomed hundreds of people for some fun outdoor activities. The...

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Parks & Recreation

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