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Media Advisory: Springfield health leaders celebrate success during first year of Rapid Access

When: June 17, 2021 – 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Where: Behavioral Crisis Center – 800 S. Park, Springfield, MO. Burrell Behavioral Health, the Health Living Alliance and the Springfield-Greene County Health Department will host an anniversary event for the Behavioral Crisis Center, featuring local leaders and elected officials, and members of Healthy Living Alliance at 8:30 a.m. Thursday, June 17, at the Behavioral Crisis Center, 800 S. Park Ave., Springfield.
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Mayor Ken McClure, Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas tour Burrell’s Rapid Access Unit, meet with SPD

Mayor Ken McClure hosted Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas in a visit to Springfield, Friday, June 11. The two mayors offered a press availability after meeting with Springfield Police Major Tad Peters and touring Burrell's Behavioral Crisis Center. Lucas is interested in learning more about the collaboration between Springfield Police Department and Burrell Behavioral Health, specifically the new Rapid Access Treatment Unit.
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One-Stop Pop Up Returns to Park Central Square After Hiatus

One-Stop Pop Up Returns to Park Central Square After Hiatus. After a two-year hiatus due largely to the coronavirus, the Missouri Job Center is once again hosting a One-Stop Pop Up on Springfield’s Park Central Square, June 16 and 17, from 1-4 pm. The One-Stop Pop Up brings the resources of the Missouri Job Center into the heart of communities in the Ozark Region and provides information to those who may not be able to travel to a Job Center location.
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Springfield Police Investigate Traffic Fatality at Orchard Crest and Junction

On June 5, 2021, at 5:33 p.m., officers with the Springfield Police Department responded to the intersection of Orchard Crest and Junction regarding a motor vehicle crash. A 1995 Dodge Ram 1500, driven by 70-year-old James R. Lane from Springfield, MO, was traveling southbound on Orchard Crest towards Junction. The Dodge left the east side of the roadway striking several trees and coming to rest in a culvert. Life-saving efforts were attempted on scene and Lane was transported to a local hospital, where he died from his injuries. Next of kin has been notified.
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Public vaccination opportunities: Week of June 14-20

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department and community partners urge everyone 12 years and older to get vaccinated against COVID-19. The recent increase in disease spread has demonstrated the need for unvaccinated individuals to get vaccinated as soon as possible. As of Friday, June 11, the seven-day rolling average for new...
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MEDIA ALERT: Kansas City and Springfield Mayors tour Burrell's Behavioral Crisis Center

Springfield Mayor Ken McClure will host Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas in a visit to Springfield, Friday, June 11. The two mayors will offer a press availability after meeting with Springfield Police Major Tad Peters and touring Burrell's Behavioral Crisis Center. Lucas is interested in learning more about the collaboration between Springfield Police Department and Burrell Behavioral Health, specifically the new Rapid Access Treatment Unit.
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Health Department warns of risk of heat-related illness

As summer approaches and temperatures reach the 90s, the Springfield-Greene County Health Department is reminding the community of the dangers of heat illness for both people and pets. Heat exhaustion is the most common heat-related illness and can lead to dehydration. Symptoms include heavy sweating, paleness, tiredness, muscle cramps, weakness,...
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Springfield Police Leadership Council Recognizes Outstanding Work at Annual Award Ceremony

On June 8, 2021, the Springfield Police Department Leadership Council held its annual departmental awards ceremony to honor the outstanding work of SPD staff and community members. This year, for the first time, unit-wide awards were presented to recognize the exceptional teamwork of the SPD Homicide Response Team (HRT) and Violent Crimes Unit as well as the SPD Narcotics Enforcement Team (NET). Also presented was the newly renamed Mark K Priebe Community Service Award, now named in recognition of the continued dedication to community service by SPD Officer Mark Priebe.
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Springfield Police Investigate E. Atlantic Homicide

On June 9, 2021, at 2:10 a.m., Springfield Police were dispatched to the 1400 block of E. Atlantic St. after a 911 caller reported that a male subject had been shot. When officers arrived, they found a male in the roadway who had suffered a gunshot wound. The male was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.
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Devan Peterson Located

Devan Peterson has been located safely. Thank you to all who assisted in the search. The Springfield Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in searching for missing, endangered 13-year-old Devan Peterson. On June 8, 2021 at 4:00 p.m., officers responded to 6446 S. Ridge Crossing Ave. Devan was...
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Volunteers needed for local boards and commissions

The City of Springfield is currently taking applications for a variety of boards and commissions. Boards and commissions with one or more vacancies include:. Has the power and duty to take charge of and exercise control over any public utility owned or operated by or hereafter acquired by the City.
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C-Street stakeholders to meet June 15 to discuss proposed TIF-funded projects

Staff from the City of Springfield’s Economic Development office will host a public input meeting 5-6:30 p.m., Tuesday, June 15 at White River Brewing Company, 505 W. Commercial Street, for Commercial Street businesses, residents and other stakeholders to discuss proposed projects to be funded by revenues captured from the Commercial Street Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Plan. Interested citizens are welcome to attend. There will be a presentation by City staff 5:30-6 p.m.