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Health Officials Closely Monitoring 2019 Novel Coronavirus
No cases have been reported in the City of St. Louis. The City of St. Louis Dept. of Health is monitoring the virus with other public health partners.
Press release | Department of Health,Office of the Mayor,City Emergency Management Agency | 01/27/2020
Health Advisory - Providers and Public Health Practitioners Interim Guidance on Reporting cases of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)
The CDC has confirmed the first case of 2019 Novel Coronavirus in the U.S. in Washington state. No cases have been reported in the City of St. Louis.
News/Announcement | Department of Health | 01/23/2020
Mayor Lyda Krewson to Sign Paris Declaration on Fast-Track Cities
The Paris Declaration calls on cities to strengthen their local HIV efforts and significantly reduce new HIV infections and end AIDS-related deaths
Press release | Office of the Mayor,Department of Health | 12/02/2019
St. Louis to Commit to Working to End the AIDS Epidemic by 2030
St. Louis joins Fast-Track Cities, a global partnership between almost 300 cities/municipalities, IAPAC, UNAIDS, UN-Habitat, and the City of Paris.
Press release | Department of Health,Office of the Mayor | 11/26/2019
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.
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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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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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