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Posted on: July 6, 2021

Joplin Health Dept. reports four deaths resulting from COVID-19; brings total to 137

The Joplin Health Department is sad to report the deaths of four Joplin residents with coronavirus being a significant condition contributing to the death. This announcement brings the total count to 137 deaths in Joplin. Residents who passed included thr...

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Health Department
Posted on: June 14, 2021

Health Department to begin fogging to control mosquitos within Joplin

The Joplin Health Department operates a mosquito control program within Joplin’s city limits.  This program utilizes occasional fogging to control adult mosquitoes and the treatment of mosquito breeding areas with a larvicide to prevent...

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City News
Posted on: June 18, 2021

Joplin Health Dept. reports a death resulting from COVID-19; brings total to 132

The Joplin Health Department is sad to report the death of a Joplin resident with coronavirus being a significant condition contributing to the death. This announcement brings the total count to 132 deaths in Joplin. The resident was an 83-year-o...

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City News
Posted on: July 10, 2021

City of Joplin provides update on network security incident

As you may know, on July 7, 2021, we discovered a network security incident that resulted in an interruption to our internet, email, and phone services. After discovering the incident, we isolated the impacted systems, contacted law enforcement, and launc...

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City News
Posted on: July 26, 2021

City facilities available for cooling centers

As the heat index increases to dangerously high levels, City officials remind citizens to check on family members, neighbors and friends to ensure their environment is adequate to endure the hot conditions.

According to Keith Stammer, Emergency Manager for...

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