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.

During a Special Meeting of the City Council on November 19, 2020, City Council members passed a City of Joplin Face Coverings Ordinance to take effect immediately and remain in effect until 11:59 p.m. on February 28, 2021.

Currently, the City of Joplin is in Phase 2 – Step 4 of the City’s Response and Recovery plan. Click here to read more about the City's Response and Recovery Plan.

Hospitalization Info

Joplin Residents Hospitalized:  23

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: 99

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

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 all in this together.