Springfield-Greene County Health Department
Kevin Gipson, Director
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227 E. Chestnut Expressway

Springfield, MO 65802-3847
417/864-1658
417/864-1099
KGipson@springfieldmo.gov


8:00 - 5:00
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Web Site: http://health.springfieldmo.gov
Governing Body: City Council/Commission Advisory Board: Yes Mill Tax Rate:$ 0.1234
Ordinances: Food; communicable disease control; pool health standards; well drilling; maintenance of water hazards; rabies control; leash law; dangerous dogs; air pollution control; open burning and permits; asbestos hazard abatement; lead hazard abatement; odors; to
Primary Focus: Assuring our community is one where people can achieve their full potential and where adverse health and environmental issues receive prompt attention in an ethical, responsible, and quality manner
Board Chair:
N/A


County Commissioner:
Jim Viebrock
940 Boonville Avenue
Springfield, MO 65802
417-868-4112
Services Offered:
STD
HIV/AIDS
TB
Immunizations
School based primary care
WIC
Water quality
Food control
Environmental Surveillance, Environmental Microbiological and Chemical Laboratory
Vector control
Environmental epidemiology
Communicable disease control
MCH
Community health education
Community environmental health assessment
Community health planning
Data analysis
Animal control
Day care inspections
Lead Poisoning Control
Health Alert Network (HAN)/Bioterrorism
Contracts with DHSS:
Core Public Health Functions
Child Care Health and Safety Consultation Program
Families At Risk Home Visiting Program
General public health services
Health Alert Network
HIV/AIDS Case Management
Influenza/Pneumococcal Vaccine
Issuance of Birth and
Multi-county Agreements Relating to Public Health: STD/HIV Ryan White care coordination (agreement is with state), Bioterrorism, and Smallpox
Total Revenue (2012): $10,783,320.00 Local Contribution (2012): $6,225,022.00
# of Licensed Child Care Facilities: 166 Capacity: 7185
# of Hospitals: 5Population as of 7/01/11: 275,174
# of RHCs: 0# of FQHCs: 1
Ratio of Physicians Per Population: 1:281 Ratio of RNs Per Population: 1:79
MO HealthNet Managed Care (Fee for Service or Capitated Rate): Fee for Service

Updated 4/1/2014