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Posted on: October 19, 2020

Joplin Health Department reports deaths resulting from COVID-19

The Joplin Health Department is sad to report the deaths of two Joplin residents. Coronavirus was a significant condition contributing to these deaths. This includes a 63-year-old male and a 69-year-old female. The female individual was a resident of a lo...

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Posted on: October 14, 2020

Joplin Health Department reports deaths resulting from COVID-19

The Joplin Health Department is sad to report the deaths of two Joplin residents. Coronavirus was a significant condition contributing to these deaths. Both individuals were male. One was 73 years old, and the other was 71 years old. This announcement bri...

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Posted on: October 12, 2020

Joplin Health Department reports death resulting from COVID-19

The Joplin Health Department is sad to report the death of a Joplin resident. Coronavirus was a significant condition contributing to this death. The individual is an 80-year-old male resident in Joplin. This announcement brings the total count to 26 deat...

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Posted on: October 7, 2020

It is time to receive influenza vaccinations

Unfortunately, the flu is a common illness this time of year.  Both the flu and Covid-19 may be more severe in the elderly and those with underlying conditions, but the flu also affects children particularly hard, and is easily spread in schools....

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Posted on: September 14, 2020

Joplin Health Department reports death resulting from COVID-19

The Joplin Health Department is sad to report the death of a Joplin resident. Coronavirus was a significant condition contributing to this death. The individual is an 89- year-old female. This announcement brings the total count to 22 deaths in Joplin.

The...

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Posted on: August 19, 2020

City allows mask mandate to expire; moves into Step 4 of Recovery Phase eliminating occupancy

During the August 17, 2020 meeting and after hearing from about two dozen citizens voicing opinions on the ordinance requiring them to wear masks in public, the Joplin City Council voted to hold to its expiration date of 11:59 p.m. that night. The ordinan...

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