Health Department

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

COVID-19 Data

Latest COVID-19 data for the City of St. Louis

Total Cases as of 12/6/21 29,387 Case rate per 100,000 residents: 9,440.9
Total Deaths as of 12/6/21 625 Death rate per 100,000 residents: 200.8

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About The Department of Health

  • St. Louis, an equitable community achieving optimal health for all.

    The Vision, Mission, and 10 Essential Public Health Services of the Department of Health.

  • Public Health Accreditation Board

    Nationally Accredited by the
    Public Health Accreditation Board
    February 20, 2018
  • Notice Under the Americans With Disabilities Act

    If you require any reasonable modifications or auxiliary aids and services for effective communication because of a disability, call (314) 657-1480 or email 48 hours in advance.

Director of Health

Dr. Mati Hlatshwayo DavisDr. Mati Hlatshwayo Davis, Director of Health for the City of St. Louis, received her medical degree from Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine and a Master’s in Public Health Degree from Case Western Reserve University. Read more about Dr. Hlatshwayo Davis.

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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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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


NotifySTL - Signup for Emergency Alerts

Emergencies can happen anywhere, anytime.

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.

Signing up takes just a few minutes. Create a profile, remember your username and password, and log in anytime to change your information and subscription options.

One can select emergency notifications and alerts based on location and interests. Learn more at: NotifySTL Emergency Alerts

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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.

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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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Contact Information


Phone: (314) 612-5100
COVID-19 Hotline: (314) 657-1499
Fax: (314) 612-5105

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

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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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