SPRINGFIELD, Mo. –Leaders from the Jordan Valley Community Health Center, the City of Springfield, the Springfield-Greene County Health Department, James River Church and Central Assembly of God Church held a COVID-19 briefing.

During the briefing, Springfield Mayor Ken McClure and Interim Director of the Springfield-Greene County Health Department encouraged people to get vaccinated.

McClure said while he encourages people to wear a mask he says a mask mandate would not be beneficial he says especially since we have a solution in the COVID-19 vaccine.

The Jordan Valley Community Health Center also announced a goal to have 90% of its employees vaccinated.

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