Starting today, Monday, February 26, 2024, the Harold K. Bengsch Building at 227 East Chestnut Expressway will be closed to the public for necessary building renovations. Bengsch Building services will be unavailable for one week while operations are relocated.

Service and business operations typically offered at the Bengsch Building will resume on the 4th floor of Cox Medical Tower at 1443 North Robberson Avenue on March 4, 2024.

All public services unavailable during the week of February 26-March 1, 2024 include:
Cox Medical Tower was carefully selected to ensure minimal disruption to services during this transition. The facility is located 0.7 miles directly north of the Bengsch Building and along an existing bus line. Elevators are available for public use.

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Health Department programs with offices outside the Bengsch Building will not experience a pause in service or be affected by the relocation. Programs not affected include WIC, Greater Ozarks Regional Mother's Milk Depot, Environmental Health Services and Animal Control.

We appreciate the community's understanding as we work to make necessary updates to our facilities which should be complete in summer 2024. During this temporary closure and relocation, our team will continue to work diligently to maintain our dedicated efforts to ensure all people live longer, healthier, happier lives.

For information related to the move and services impacted, visit or call 417-874-1211. Contact information related to existing programing, including phone numbers, will remain unchanged.


Media may contact the Health Department PIO Team by call or text at 417-380-2556 or email at [email protected].

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