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Latest Health News

Recast Join the Effort
Proposal reviewers being sought for the St. Louis ReCast Project
Press release | Department of Health | 03/08/2018

Greg Morgenthaler Receives 20 Year Recognition
Greg Morgenthaler recognized for 20 years of service to the City of St. Louis.
Newsgram | Department of Health | 03/01/2018

Department of Health Earns National Accreditation
City of St. Louis Department of Health Earns National Accreditation
Newsgram | Department of Health | 03/01/2018

City of St. Louis Department of Health Earns National Accreditation
Department of Health Earns National Accreditation
Newsgram | Department of Health | 03/01/2018

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Resources and Initiatives

Heroin Abuse Resources

Review the list of resources and download the flyer

Need to talk?      Feeling depressed?

In a crisis?     Thoughts of Suicide?

Contact Behavioral Health Response
Talk to a clinician 24/7 every day of the year

Call 314-469-6644 / 800-811-4760

314-469-3638 (TTY) /

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Alzheimer’s Association

The Alzheimer’s Association Greater Missouri Chapter works to increase access to support and services throughout 96 counties (86 in Missouri and 10 in Illinois). 

It's mission is to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.

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Saint Louis Story Stitchers

Saint Louis Story Stitchers erase real and perceived divisions through cultural exploration and arts practice by stitching together our city.
The program works to document Saint Louis through art and word to promote understanding, civic pride, intergenerational relationships and literacy.
Collective artists work alongside twenty 15-24 year old urban youth living in economically disadvantaged areas to collect stories, reframe and retell them using the arts, direct community engagement, storytelling, publishing and the Internet to promote a better educated, more peaceful and caring society.

Alive and Well STL

Alive and Well STL

Alive and Well STL is a community-wide effort focused on reducing the impact of toxic stress and trauma on our health and wellbeing.

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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 

 Ebola and Emerging highly infectious diseases eehid

MO-HOPE Project

MO-HOPE Project [Missouri Opioid-Heroin Overdose Prevention and Education Project]

MO-HOPE is working to reduce opioid overdose deaths in the eastern region of Missouri. 

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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.

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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