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There’s always something new happening at Jordan Valley. Keep up with our services, programs, partners and events. Read through featured news and event coverage to see how we bring accessible healthcare to our community through innovative practices and strong relationships.

January 14, 2022 |

Show-Me Healthy Women program provides healthcare to low-income women

Jordan Valley Health Center is offering well-woman exams free of charge to women through the Show Me Healthy Women program.

The program covers the cost of a well-woman exam that includes pap tests, HPV testing, pelvic exams, breast, and cervical cancer screenings.

“These are important just because women need to really stay on top of their health to make sure that everything is checking out,” said Jennifer Davis, Coordinator of Women’s Programs at Jordan Valley Community Health Center. “Early detection is best for prevention. We definitely want to catch anything early and that’s why this program is so important.”

January 13, 2022 |

Health Department urges surgical masks for omicron surge, will distribute 50,000 free masks in Greene County

As omicron sweeps through the Ozarks, the Springfield-Greene County Health Department is distributing 50,000 surgical masks to blunt the “unprecedented” spread.

As of Wednesday morning, Greene County is seeing a seven-day average of 409 positive COVID cases per day — a 62 percent increase from a week before.

January 12, 2022 |

5 more Greene County residents die of COVID-19 as cases climb.

Greene County’s rolling seven-day average of daily COVID-19 cases is now at 409, the most it’s been since the pandemic began. Jon Mooney, assistant director of the Springfield-Greene County Health Department, said they’ve seen a 62 percent increase in cases in the last week.

“As we feared, omicron has taken ahold of our community,” said Mooney at a media availability on Wednesday.

January 12, 2022 |

COVID-19 in Springfield: Health Department issues plea to “slow the surge”

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department says the number of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations is overwhelming and is beginning to affect other types of care medical facilities can provide.

December 7, 2021 |

GO CAPS students participate in job shadowing program

Students of the Greater Ozark Centers for Advanced Professional Studies had the chance to visit and learn from working professionals in the area. The GO CAPS students from the Medical Strand and the Business and Entrepreneurship Strand participated in the job shadowing program in November, according to a press release from Branson School District. 

November 18, 2021 |

New women and children’s health center coming to Springfield

A new clinic set to offer medical services to women and children is being constructed in Springfield thanks to contributions from the state and a Medicaid benefits provider

November 12, 2021 |

Jordan Valley Grand Clinic groundbreaking

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson takes part in a “brick-breaking” ceremony with other Mo. legislators, leaders from Jordan Valley Community Health Center and contractors at Jordan Valley Grand Clinic on Friday, Nov. 12, 2021.

November 12, 2021 |

Jordan Valley Community Health announces new women and children’s clinic

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — Jordan Valley Health Center hosted a groundbreaking ceremony to announce a new location on the west side of Springfield. The new location will be at the old Price Cutter building at Grand and Kansas Expressway.

November 12, 2021 |

Gov. Mike Parson celebrates Jordan Valley clinic coming to west-central Springfield

Flanked by construction workers and leaders of Jordan Valley Community Health Center, Missouri Gov. Mike Parson was in west-central Springfield on Friday morning for a “brick-breaking” ceremony at Jordan Valley’s Grand Clinic. Phase one of the clinic is expected to be complete next spring.

The future use of the building at 1720 W. Grand St. will be largely as an outpatient surgery center and a clinic for women’s and children’s health, including OBGYN and dental services, officials said.