Health Department

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


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

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

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     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.




Latest Health News

COVID-19 coronavirus information
Updated information regarding the COVID-19, identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China

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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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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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


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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Contact Information

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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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