COVID-19 toolkit updated for businesses, workplaces preparing for pandemic restrictions loosening

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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — The Springfield-Greene County Health Department updated its COVID-19 toolkit for businesses to ensure businesses and workplaces can prepare as COVID-19 restrictions are being lifted locally.

Starting May 28, there will no longer be a requirement to mask in Springfield, but the CDC still recommends masking for those who are not fully vaccinated. The full COVID-19 toolkit from the Health Department can be found here.

if a business is interested in hosting a COVID-19 vaccine clinic, call the Health Department at (417) 874-1211 or email

The toolkit suggests masking and social distancing should still be encouraged for those who are not yet fully vaccinated.

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