Health Department

The Health Department is responsible for the health and safety of the community.

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Public health is credited with adding 25 years to the life expectancy of people in the United States during the 20th century. Public health makes life better for all of us, by protecting our nation's health and safety, providing credible information to enhance decision making, and by creating partnerships with local communities and organizations to promote good health. 

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Latest Health News

High Measles Vaccination Rates for Children in the City of St. Louis
Press release relating to vaccination rates for measles
News/Announcement | Division of Health | 02/05/2015

Why Vaccines are Important
Health Director Pamela Walker explains the importance of vaccines, in light of recent measles cases in the U.S.
News/Announcement | Division of Health | 02/03/2015

Make Small Changes for Better Health
Announcing the City of St. Louis Department of Health’s 2015 Small Changes for Health free 10 week program.
Press release | Division of Health | 01/14/2015

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Phone: (314) 612-5100
Fax: (314) 612-5105

Monday - Friday
8:00am - 5:00pm

1520 Market , Room 4051
St. Louis, Missouri 63103

To report a public health emergency outside of office hours, please call 911.

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