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Posted on: April 15, 2021

Mill and Overlay work scheduled for Enterprise Avenue; Expect detours

Enterprise Avenue between Industrial Road and Hall Street/Duquesne Road will be getting milled and paved starting the week of April 19. Depending on the condition of the asphalt underneath the surface layer, there may be some temporary lane shifts or clos...

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

Mill and Overlay work on Joplin Streets begins April 12

Emery Sapp & Sons will soon begin milling and paving as part of the City’s annual milling and overlay project. The work is scheduled to begin on South Jackson Avenue from McIntosh Circle to the city limits at 44th Street; and Annie Baxter Av...

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Posted on: April 8, 2021

Health Dept. encourages residents to use Vaccine Navigator tool for vaccination registration

Starting Friday, April 9, all Missourian adults become eligible for the coronavirus vaccination. As more people seek vaccine opportunities in our area, Joplin Health Department officials encourage citizens seeking a vaccine appointment to utilize the COVI...

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Posted on: April 5, 2021

MSSU, City & Joplin Fire Dept. create regional fire academy

The College of Health Sciences at Missouri Southern State University has partnered with the Joplin Fire Department and the City of Joplin to create a regional fire academy.

The program will kick off this summer with the Fire I course, which will be offered...

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Posted on: March 30, 2021

Joplin Health Dept. reports a death resulting from COVID-19; brings total to 130

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 130 deaths in Joplin. The resident was a 69-year-ol...

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Posted on: March 30, 2021

Houston added to Joplin’s air service that includes flights to Chicago and Denver

The Joplin Regional Airport is pleased to announce Houston will be a third hub option for travelers when United Express service starts here on June 1, 2021. Earlier this month, the City announced daily flights to both Chicago and Denver with United Expres...

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Posted on: March 26, 2021

Joplin Health dept. offers vaccination clinic as Phase 2 opens for Missourians

The City of Joplin Health Department will offer an opportunity to receive the Covid vaccination on Tuesday, March 30. Health Department staff will offer 200 first-dose Moderna vaccines from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. to those adults eligible according to Missouri&a...

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Posted on: March 23, 2021

Joplin Health Dept. reports a death resulting from COVID-19; brings total to 129

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 129 deaths in Joplin. The resident was a 62-year-ol...

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Posted on: March 19, 2021

Joplin Health Dept. reports a death resulting from COVID-19; brings total to 128

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 128 deaths in Joplin. The resident was a 90-year-ol...

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Posted on: March 19, 2021

Bulky Item Drop Off service to change to WCA starting April 1

Starting April 1, 2021, Joplin residential trash customers will have a new location to take their bulky items due to a change in the bulky item drop off service contract.

 

Waste Corporation of America (WCA) submitted the low bid for this three-yea...

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Posted on: March 11, 2021

Joplin Health Dept. reports three deaths resulting from COVID-19; brings total to 127

The Joplin Health Department is sad to report the death of three Joplin residents with coronavirus being a significant condition contributing to the death. This announcement brings the total count to 127 deaths in Joplin and includes three females, ages 6...

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Posted on: March 5, 2021

Immediate closure of ramp on 6th Street to parking garage at 6th and Virginia

Due to the current structural conditions, the 6th Street concrete ramp is being closed until further notice. The ramp leads from 6th and Main Street to the parking deck located at 6th Street and Virginia Avenue. Barricades and signs have been placed to cl...

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Posted on: March 2, 2021

City Council lifts social distancing for churches, restaurants; removes crowd size restriction

After hearing from Joplin Health Director Ryan Talken that new coronavirus cases have remained low, the Joplin City Council voted to remove the limitation of outdoor crowd size, along with eliminating the social distancing requirements placed on restauran...

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Posted on: March 2, 2021

Joplin to begin flights to Chicago and Denver starting June 1, 2021

Joplin Regional Airport is pleased to announce the start of United Express flights, operated by SkyWest Airlines, to both Chicago and Denver beginning June 1, 2021. This new service results from the recent award by the U.S. Department of Transportation (D...

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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 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 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 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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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