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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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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 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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