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Latest Health News
Mayor Krewson Announces Additional Public Health and Safety Measures to Combat Resurgence of COVID-19 Cases
Additional public health and safety measures to combat an ongoing resurgence of COVID-19 cases will take effect Thursday, August 13, 2020
Press release | Office of the Mayor,Department of Health | 08/12/2020
City of St. Louis Moves to Close Businesses for Ignoring COVID-19 Public Health Requirements
Applies to non-compliant businesses that have continued to openly disregard health rules
Press release | Office of the Mayor,Department of Health | 07/27/2020
St. Louis City Business Reopening Capacity Expansion Paused
An upward trend of COVID-19 cases in the city leads to business operations to stay at 75% capacity.
Press release | Department of Health | 07/17/2020
School Re-entry Guidance Finalized for St. Louis City
A collaborative workgroup designed guidance to implement standardized evidence-informed protocols to protect students, staff, and community at large.
Press release | Department of Health | 07/09/2020
Chairman's Desk: Keeping the Public Healthy: Who Will Pay?
Board Chairman Dr. Will Ross, MD, MPH authored this article for the Institute for Public Health 2018 Annual Conference.
Resources and Initiatives
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Myeloma is a cancer of the plasma cells in which cells grow too much forming a mass or tumor that is located in the bone marrow. Symptoms include bone pain, fever, easily bruising bones, frequent infections, bruising and bleeding easily, trouble breathing, weakness in arms and legs, and feeling tired.
African Americans are at twice the risk for myeloma than whites. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is dedicated to helping African Americans improve their quality of life by sharing free information and resources associated to myeloma. For additional information on this cancer visit https://www.lls.org/myeloma-link
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The NotifySTL system is for residents, businesses, and visitors to the City of St. Louis. We'll notify you by phone, text, or email in the event of an emergency. By enrolling in NotifySTL, you're taking an important step to keep you and your family safe.
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Alive and Well Communities
Alive and Well Communities is a nonprofit organization, based in Missouri, focused on activating communities in Missouri, Kansas and Illinois to address the trauma experienced by their residents. The organization is dedicated to shifting cultures and systems and helping people develop pathways to healing, well-being and equity.
Emerging and Highly Infectious Disease Portal
The Emerging and Highly Infectious Disease (EEHID) Portal provides free, up-to date, and consistent access to hundreds of best practice resources and courses for emerging and highly infectious diseases.
You may access the portal at www.eehid.com/
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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.
To request a City service, file a complaint/compliment, or report problems affecting the public health, call the Citizens' Service Bureau at (314) 622-4800.
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