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On Wednesday, July 21, Springfield hospitals reported an all-time high of 265 hospitalizations from COVID-19. As of Thursday, 263 individuals were being treated for COVID-19 and 103 were in critical care.

On Thursday, 248 new cases of COVID-19 were reported to the Health Department. In the last seven days, 1,575 Greene County residents have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing our seven-day rolling average for new cases to 224. According to most recent data, 92% of individuals who've contracted COVID-19 so far in July have not been fully vaccinated.

While there are some fully vaccinated individuals who have tested positive for COVID-19, their illness is typically mild and rarely requires hospitalization. Unvaccinated individuals are urged to wear a mask and take other precautions while in public. It is strongly recommended that individuals who have previously had a COVID-19 infection get vaccinated to help build protection against the Delta variant.

Below is a list of opportunities for individuals to receive vaccine for the week of July 26-August 1:

Monday, July 26
  • Republic Branch Library (SGCHD) – 921 N Lindsey Ave, Republic from 9-11 a.m. Vaccine offered: Pfizer (ages 12+) or Moderna (ages 18+)
  • Downtown YMCA (SGCHD) – 417 S Jefferson Ave from 4-6 p.m. Vaccine offered: Pfizer (ages 12+)

Tuesday, July 27
  • Willard Community Center (SGCHD) – 233 N State Hwy Z, Willard from 9-11 a.m. Vaccine offered: Pfizer (ages 12+) or Moderna (ages 18+)
  • Schweitzer Methodist Church (JVCHC) – 2747 E Sunshine St from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Vaccine offered: Pfizer (ages 12+), Moderna (ages 18+) or Johnson & Johnson (ages 18+)

Wednesday, July 28
  • Second Baptist Church (JVCHC) – 3111 E Battlefield from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Vaccine offered: Pfizer (ages 12+), Moderna (ages 18+) or Johnson & Johnson (ages 18+)
  • Westside Health Department (SGCHD) – 660 S. Scenic from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Vaccine offered: Pfizer (ages 12+) or Moderna (ages 18+)

Thursday, July 29
  • Strafford Schools (SGCHD) -- 211 W McCabe St, Strafford from 7-10 a.m. Vaccine offered: Pfizer (ages 12+)
  • Crosslines (JVCHC) – 615 N Glenstone from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Vaccine offered: Pfizer (ages 12+)
  • City Utilities Transit Center (SGCHD) -- 211 N Main St from 2-4 p.m. Vaccine offered: Pfizer (ages 12+) or Johnson & Johnson (ages 18+)
  • Hold Fast Brewing (JVCHC) -- 235 N Kimbrough Ave from 4-6 p.m. Vaccine offered: Pfizer (ages 12+) or Johnson & Johnson (ages 18+)

Friday, July 30
  • Fire Station #8 (SGCHD) – 1405 S Scenic Ave 3-5 p.m. Vaccine offered: Pfizer (ages 12+)

Saturday, July 31
  • Library Center (SGCHD) -- 4653 S Campbell Ave from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Vaccine offered: Pfizer (ages 12+)
  • Library Station (SGCHD) -- 2535 N Kansas Expy from 2-4 p.m. Vaccine offered: Pfizer (ages 12+)

These opportunities are in addition to the recurring vaccination clinics at Jordan Valley Community Health Center's Tampa Clinic at 440 E. Tampa. Jordan Valley is offering walk-in vaccinations for Pfizer, Moderna, and Johnson & Johnson Monday – Friday from 8 a.m. – 3 p.m., with extended hours on Tuesday from 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. COVID-19 vaccines are also available by appointment or walk-in through CoxHealth and Mercy Hospital Springfield.

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A list of these events and additional opportunities can be found at vaccine417.com or by calling (417) 874-1211.

Although pre-registration is not required, individuals may make an appointment for a vaccine clinic at vaccine417.com.

Organizations interested in hosting a public COVID-19 vaccination clinic should contact the Health Department's Outreach Team at [email protected] or call (417) 874-1211 for more information.

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Inquiries from the public can be made by contacting the Health Department's call center at (417) 874-1211 or by email at [email protected].

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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