|First Case of Omicron Variant Reported in U.S.|
The Omicron variant has been listed as a Variant of Concern by the World Health Organization (WHO) due to it’s speculated ability to spread, potential severity of illness, and possible ability to evade immunity.
|Labor Day Weekend COVID-19 Health & Safety Tips|
With on-going community spread of SARS CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, the Department of Health recommends residents and visitors modify their traditional celebrations to make sure activities and gatherings are healthy and safe.
|General Public COVID-19 Health Advisory|
The City of St. Louis Department of Health is alerting the public that someone who attended the St. Louis County Council Meeting held on Tuesday, July 27th tested positive for SARS CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.
|COVID-19 Vaccination Continue in the City of St. Louis|
Individuals should continue to wear a face covering,
social distance themselves from others, especially those who do not live in their household,
practice good hygiene and limit their risk of being exposed to SARS CoV-2, the virus that causes
|City of St. Louis Department of Health Monitors Uptick in COVID-19 Cases Among Younger Segments of Population|
The U.S. Centers for Disease<br />Control and Prevention has attributed part of the increase to youth sports and extra-curriculum<br />activities. This rise in cases over the past four weeks is particularly concerning as many other<br />segments of our adult population becomes vaccinated and COVID-19 variants are identified.
|Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) COVID-19 Vaccine Fact Sheet|
On February 27, 2021, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued an emergency use authorization (EUA) for the third vaccine for the prevention of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). The EUA allows the Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine to be distributed in the U.S. for use in individuals 18 years of age and older.
|Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine Fact Sheet|
On December 18, 2020, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued an emergency use authorization (EUA) for the second vaccine for the prevention of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). The emergency use authorization allows the Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine to be distributed in the U.S for use in individuals 18 years of age and older.
|City of St. Louis Issues One Year Report On COVID-19|
The report illustrates trends among COVID-19 cases, testing, and fatalities to shed light on vulnerable communities and regions within the City.
|COVID-19 One Year Report|
It has been one year to date since the first case of COVID-19 was diagnosed in the City of St. Louis and since then, we have learned, processed, and grieved a great deal.
|St. Louis Continues to Focus on the Most Vulnerable|
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, seniors are more likely than
other members of the general public to require care when they become infected with the
virus that causes COVID-19.
A computational simulation model to help determine how the COVID-19 pandemic can be effectively contained in St. Louis
|Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine Fact Sheet|
On December 11, 2020, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued the first emergency use authorization (EUA) for a vaccine for the prevention of COVID-19 caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) in individuals 16 years of age and older. The emergency use authorization allows the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine to be distributed in the U.S.
On May 12, 2021, individuals 12-15 years of age became eligible to receive the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine following decisions by the FDA, CDC, and the Missouri DHSS.
|Closure Notification Letter to Reign Restaurant, LLC|
Under the authority vested in Dr. Fredrick Echols, Acting Director of Health and Health Commissioner, by 19 C.S.R. 20.20.50(c) and by the Charter of the City of St. Louis, article XIII, §14-C(c); Dana Kelly, of Reign Restaurant, LLC, 1122 Washington Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63101, and her counsel, have been directed to show cause why an order closing Reign Restaurant, LLC should not be issued due to the alleged violations of Health Commissioner’s Executive Orders #8 and #11. The show cause hearing is scheduled for December 21, 2020, at 4 pm and will be conducted via Zoom.
|Businesses Can Aid In Slowing the Spread of COVID-19|
As COVID-19 cases continue to surge throughout the country and the metropolitan area, the City of St. Louis Department of Health is issuing a reminder of our shared responsibility for the health and safety of the community.
|Ask Dr. Echols|
Dr. Fredrick Echols, Acting Director, for the Department of Health for the City of St. Louis, answers your questions about COVID-19.
|Delays Continue in Processing COVID-19 Test Results|
Delayed reporting from the laboratories combined with delays in data entry at DHSS may also present inaccurate pictures of the impact of the virus when results are finally issued and the data entry backlog is resolved.
|COVID-19 Community Testing Event at Central Baptist Church|
Although not required, pre-registration is being offered online at cbcstl.org or by calling 314-
329-0310. No medical information is needed but a valid state ID or driver’s license is required.
A parent or guardian must accompany anyone under 18 years of age. Walk-up or Drive-In
testing will be available.
|City of St. Louis to Begin Gradually Reopening on May 18|
Public health restrictions in St. Louis City and St. Louis County would begin to be reduced starting on Monday, May 18
Information regarding expenses and fund commitments of the City of St. Louis as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Data on this site will be refreshed weekly by Monday with information through the preceding Friday.
|COVID-19 Associated Deaths in City of St Louis Reach 28|
City of St. Louis Department of Health COVID-19 associated deaths reach 28.
|City of St. Louis 30 Day Action Report|
On March 16, 2020, the City of St. Louis Department of Health received confirmation of its first positive case of the novel coronavirus known as COVID-19.
Over the past 30 days, the City of St. Louis has implemented several steps to limit social interactions and slow the spread of the novel coronavirus, and protect the health and safety of its more than 300,000 people and businesses.
|New COVID-19 Associated Death Announced|
As of 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 15, 2020, there were nine pending COVID-19 test results approved by the Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services, 181 persons being monitored, and 743 positive cases in the City of St. Louis.
|Use of Masks by the General Public|
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now recommends wearing cloth face coverings in public settings where other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain.
The latest novel coronavirus COVID-19 data and maps for the City of St. Louis, MO
|Economic Support and Recovery Resources|
Economic Support and Recovery Resources to help small businesses in the City of St. Louis and individuals and families during and post the COVID-19 Emergency
|Health Update: Laboratory Testing for COVID-19 Expanded|
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention clinical criteria for a COVID-19 person under investigation have been developed based on what
is known about COVID-19 and are subject to change as additional information becomes available.