The City of Joplin wants to make it as easy as possible for our residents to find information about the COVID-19/Coronavirus outbreak. We know this is a stressful time and our day-to-day lives have been disrupted in many ways. We want to assure you that the City will continue to offer essential services our residents rely on throughout this public health emergency.

As of June 2, 2020, the City of Joplin is in “Phase 2 – Step 2” of the Joplin Plan for Response and Recovery. During this phase, we are taking steps to reopen and recover, while still practicing various measures to slow the spread of COVID-19. Click here to read more about the City's Response and Recovery Plan.

Click here for information about the City of Joplin's Face Covering Ordinance passed on July 8, 2020. 

Information changes quickly and this page will be updated as new information becomes available. The images below link to various resources and information, including the City’s Health Department, current orders and directives, resources for businesses and job seekers, and impacts on City operations.

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Do you have questions about the City’s COVID-19 response? Please contact us. We’re here to help as we are in this together with you.

Joplin COVID-19 Dashboard

The data will be updated by noon Monday through Friday with the previous day’s totals. 

Total Confirmed Cases: This number reflects the cumulative total of Joplin residents who have tested positive for COVID-19 through PCR testing.  This is the sum total of Active Cases, Inactive Cases, & Deaths

Active Cases: This number reflects the number of Joplin residents who are confirmed COVID-19 cases and are currently within their isolation periods

Inactive Cases: This number reflects the number of Joplin residents who are confirmed COVID-19 cases and have passed their isolation periods

Deaths: This number reflects the cumulative number of Joplin residents who passed away and have had COVID-19 designated as a cause of death or a significant condition contributing to death

Active Quarantines: This number reflects Joplin residents who have been identified as close contacts to COVID-19 cases and are under an active quarantine

Joplin Residents Hospitalized: This number reflects to number of Joplin residents who are confirmed COVID-19 cases and are currently admitted for treatment in a hospital

Joplin Hospital Occupancy: This number reflects the number of COVID-19 patients currently admitted in Joplin hospital systems (Freeman and Mercy) and includes residents outside of Joplin City limits