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National Dog Bite Prevention Week 2015
As designated by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), the week of May 17-May 23 marks National Dog Bite Prevention Week.
Press release | Department of Health and Hospitals | 05/18/2015

Blood Drive Friday, May 15, 2015
Your gift may save a life
Newsgram | Department of Health and Hospitals | 05/12/2015

Health Department Releases Report on Obesity in the City of St. Louis
The Department of Health is releasing a report on obesity rates in the City of St. Louis with data gathered from state driver’s license records.
Press release | Department of Health and Hospitals | 05/06/2015

Kevin Sanders Advocates Unite Conference Fellow
Health Department employee Kevin Sanders has been selected to represent Missouri as a fellow at the Advocates Unite! Conference in Washington, D.C.
Newsgram | Department of Health and Hospitals | 05/01/2015

Earth Day Celebration 2015
Health Department promotes healthy living can be sustainable during Earth Day 2015 celebration.
Newsgram | Department of Health and Hospitals | 05/01/2015

Animal Cruelty Task Force Pursues Felony and Misdemeanor Animal Abuse Charges
Another success for Mayor Slay's Animal Cruelty Task Force
Press release | Division of Health | 04/17/2015

Media Advisory: Show Me You Can Quit
Smoking Cessation Awareness Week – April 13-17, 2015
News/Announcement | Division of Health | 04/09/2015

Reflections on Public Health Across the Globe
Join this series if you have public health observations while traveling outside the U.S.
Newsgram | Department of Health and Hospitals | 04/07/2015

Earth Day 2015
Mark your calendar for Sunday, April 26.
Newsgram | Department of Health and Hospitals | 04/07/2015

St. Louis City, County and Health Advocates Unite to Fight Smoking
“Show Me You Can Quit" Campaign Runs April 13 - 17
News/Announcement | Division of Health | 04/06/2015

National Walking Day
Join the Dutchtown Neighborhood Walk
Press release | Division of Health | 04/01/2015

Mayor Slay Appoints Melba Moore Acting Health Director as Pam Walker Retires from City Government
Pam Walker has served as Mayor Francis Slay's Health Director for 8 years.
News/Announcement | Department of Health and Hospitals,Office of the Mayor | 04/01/2015

Update 3.4.2015: City of St. Louis Extends Emergency Cold Weather Overflow Shelter Operations
The City of St. Louis will open its Emergency Cold Weather Overflow Shelter at the 12th and Park Rec Center each night.
News/Announcement | Department of Human Services,Department of Health and Hospitals,Office of the Mayor | 03/04/2015

Department of Health 'Goes Red for Women'
Heart disease is the number one killer of women
Newsgram | Department of Health and Hospitals | 03/03/2015

High Measles Vaccination Rates for Children in the City of St. Louis
Press release relating to vaccination rates for measles
News/Announcement | Division of Health | 02/05/2015

Why Vaccines are Important
Health Director Pamela Walker explains the importance of vaccines, in light of recent measles cases in the U.S.
News/Announcement | Division of Health | 02/03/2015

Let's Move Celebrates its Fifth Anniversary
The City of St. Louis has been participating in this initiative for the last four and a half years.
Newsgram | Department of Health and Hospitals | 02/02/2015

Good 4 U Debut
New show dedicated to healthy lifestyles hosted by Murphy Lee and KyJuan
Press release | Department of Health and Hospitals | 02/02/2015

Funeral Arrangements for Mary Sue Birkenmeier
Employee with the Animal Care and Control section of the City of St. Louis Department of Health
Newsgram | Department of Health and Hospitals | 01/22/2015

Make Small Changes for Better Health
Announcing the City of St. Louis Department of Health’s 2015 Small Changes for Health free 10 week program.
Press release | Division of Health | 01/14/2015

Kitten Recovers from Injury after Seeking Warmth in Car Engine
A kitten has recovered from injuries sustained after seeking warmth from a car engine, and is now available for adoption.
Press release | Division of Health | 01/14/2015

2015 Small Changes for Health Program
This year's challenge kicks off on Monday, Jan. 19, 2015.
Newsgram | Department of Health and Hospitals | 01/12/2015

Media Advisory--Good 4 U
Media advisory for a viewing of the latest episode of Good 4 U!, a healthy eating show that features Murphy Lee and KyJuan of the St. Lunatics.
Press release | Division of Health | 12/19/2014

International Institute Location Change
The International Institute is moving, please see the following information regarding the new location.
News/Announcement | Division of Health | 12/19/2014

City Employee Blood Drive
The need is constant. The gratification is instant. Register today to give blood!
Newsgram | Department of Health and Hospitals | 11/07/2014

Food Day 2014
Food Day 2014 Celebrates Sustainable Foods
Newsgram | Department of Health and Hospitals | 11/04/2014

Reaching New American Populations
Health Department reaching out to New Americans.
Newsgram | Department of Health and Hospitals | 10/01/2014

JUMP N2 Shape Club Fitness 5K
Club Fitness 5K run highlights 1 year anniversary Jump N2 Shape fitness challenge
Newsgram | Department of Health and Hospitals | 10/01/2014

Quality Improvement Planning
Health Department applying for national accreditation and is implementing a quality improvement plan.
Newsgram | Department of Health and Hospitals | 09/01/2014

JUMP N2 Shape On National Night Out
Health Department partners with O'Fallon Recreation Complex for National Night Out event.
Newsgram | Department of Health and Hospitals | 09/01/2014

National Night Out and Jump N2 Shape
Celebrate National Night Out with Jump N2 Shape at the O'Fallon Recreation Center pool, Tuesday, August 5th from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Newsgram | Department of Health and Hospitals | 08/01/2014

Jump N2 Shape Hits Eastside
Jump N2 Shape introduced to eastside by Eastside Health District.
Newsgram | Department of Health and Hospitals | 08/01/2014

Department of Health Carriage Horse Stable Assessment Reports, Summary, and Recommendations
Press release and supplemental materials relating to the Department's Carriage Horse Assessment Reports Summary and Recommendations
Press release | Department of Health and Hospitals | 07/15/2014

Healthy Corner Stores Go International
El Torito Supermercado on Cherokee Street has become a healthy corner store.
Newsgram | Department of Health and Hospitals | 07/02/2014

Free Testing at Select Walgreens for National HIV Testing Day
Free HIV testing will be available at select St. Louis Walgreens locations on June 26-27 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m., and June 28 from 10 a.m to 2 p.m.
News/Announcement | Division of Health | 06/24/2014

Recap of NPHW 2014
Celebrated each year during the first full week of April
Newsgram | Department of Health and Hospitals | 06/02/2014

City of St. Louis Releases Obesity Reduction Plan
Health Initiative Executes Item on Mayor Slay’s Sustainability Action Agenda
News/Announcement | Department of Health and Hospitals,Office of the Mayor | 05/29/2014

2014 National Dog Bite Prevention Week
"Responsible pet ownership is key in preventing dog bites," says Health Director Pamela Walker
News/Announcement | Department of Health and Hospitals | 05/20/2014

Let's Move! Golf 2014
Learn golf fundamentals or brush up on your swing on Thursday evenings during the months of May and June
Newsgram | Department of Health and Hospitals | 05/14/2014

Mold Protection Tips
Hot to spot mold and how to clean up and dry out after a flood.
Newsgram | Department of Health and Hospitals | 05/03/2014

Increase in HIV/AIDS Funding
Area funds from the Ryan White program increased 8.6 percent from last year's award.
Newsgram | Department of Health and Hospitals | 05/03/2014

The Chef Behind the Badge
Kevin Huntspon's culinary background is helping him to be successful Food Establishment Inspector
Newsgram | Department of Health and Hospitals | 05/01/2014

Navy Medicine Highlights Health Care During St. Louis Navy Week
Rear Adm. Rebecca McCormick-Boyle, chief of staff, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, and director, Navy Nurse Corps, presents to DOH staff.
News/Announcement | Department of Health and Hospitals | 05/01/2014

National Public Health Week 2014
Stop by info tables at City Hall and 1520 Market Street this week
Newsgram | Department of Health and Hospitals | 04/07/2014

Animal Care and Control Warmer Weather Tip
Reminders for pet owners to enjoy the spring weather responsibly with their pets.
Newsgram | Department of Health and Hospitals | 03/11/2014

National Nutrition Month 2014
National Nutrition Month 2014 is a time to enjoy the taste of eating right.
Newsgram | Department of Health and Hospitals | 03/03/2014

2014 Let's Move Expo
4th annual Health Dept. event inspired by the National Let's Move! initiative of First Lady Michelle Obama
Newsgram | Department of Health and Hospitals | 03/03/2014

New Urgent Care Services at Soulard-Benton Health Center
Urgent Care Services to Be Offered Starting February 1, 2014
News/Announcement | Department of Health and Hospitals | 02/20/2014

Lets Move Fourth Anniversary
St. Louis Celebrates Fourth Anniversary of Let's Move STL.
Newsgram | Department of Health and Hospitals | 02/01/2014

Food Deserts in St Louis
St. Louis working on eliminating food deserts.
Newsgram | Department of Health and Hospitals | 02/01/2014

Extreme Cold Temperatures Alert
Keeping people and pets safe during periods of extreme low temperatures.
News/Announcement | Division of Health | 01/03/2014

Yolanda Reed Kicks the Habit
Yolanda Reed, an employee in the Assessor's Office, joins the ex-smokers club.
Newsgram | Department of Health and Hospitals | 01/01/2014

Winter Pet Protection Tips
Helpful tips from the Health Department to protect your pet in the winter.
Newsgram | Department of Health and Hospitals | 01/01/2014

Updated Cold Weather Alert: Warming Centers and Snow Routes
The City of St. Louis Department of Health is urging people to prepare for extended cold weather.
News/Announcement | Division of Health | 12/04/2013

World AIDS Day 2013
World AIDS Day is a time for reflection.
Newsgram | Department of Health and Hospitals | 12/01/2013

Collaborating to Heat Up St Louis
Organizations in the metro area are working together to help keep residents warm this winter.
News/Announcement | Department of Health and Hospitals | 12/01/2013

Updated Locations for City of St. Louis TB and STD Services
As ConnectCare closes, alternate locations for TB and STD services available
News/Announcement | Division of Health | 11/15/2013

Third Annual Food Day Celebrated in the City
Events took place at two sites this year.
Newsgram | Department of Health and Hospitals | 11/04/2013

Outreach for Asthma Prevention
More than 60 children and their families participated in the Asthma Ready St. Louis Surge
Newsgram | Department of Health and Hospitals | 11/04/2013

Mayor Francis G. Slay Announces Regional Fitness Initiative
Announcement of Jump N2 Shape Program
Press release | Department of Health and Hospitals | 10/25/2013

5th Annual Black Women & Breast Cancer: Knowledge is Power Conference
Free Black Women & Breast Cancer: Knowledge is Power Conference on Saturday, November 2nd.
News/Announcement | Department of Health and Hospitals | 10/17/2013

The Health Insurance Marketplace Is Open
Insurance Marketplace Enrollment Assistance sessions have begun and will continue through December!
News/Announcement | Department of Health and Hospitals | 10/08/2013

St. Louisans to Begin Enrolling in Health Insurance Marketplace
City of St. Louis to Host Enrollment Assistance Sessions.
Press release | Department of Health and Hospitals | 09/30/2013

It's Flu Season! Where to Get Your Flu Shots
It's flu season, and the City of St. Louis Department of Health is encouraging anyone ages 6-months and older to get their seasonal flu shot.
Press release | Department of Health and Hospitals | 09/26/2013

It's Your Right To Know Your Healthcare Options
The Health Insurance Marketplace Open Enrollment starts Oct. 1
News/Announcement | Department of Health and Hospitals | 09/20/2013

St. Louis Spay-Neuter Group BARC offers Free Pit Fixes
Offering a special promotion for individuals with a low-income status to fix their Pit Bull.
News/Announcement | Animal Care and Control | 09/16/2013

Let's Move! STL is Making Great Strides in the City
We've been on the move all summer.
Newsgram | Department of Health and Hospitals | 09/01/2013

Healthy Corner Store Kickoff Party
Come see for yourself how corner stores can increase the availability of healthy food options.
Newsgram | Department of Health and Hospitals | 09/01/2013

Healthy Corner Stores are Putting Life Back into Food Deserts
Bringing healthier options to city neighborhoods
News/Announcement | Department of Health and Hospitals | 08/30/2013

Hot Weather Heat Advisory
Area Residents Cautioned about Increased Risks from Heat
Press release | Department of Health and Hospitals | 08/27/2013

Hope for the Animals Day
Operation SPOT (Stop Pet Overpopulation Today) will host a variety of pet related services
Press release | Animal Care and Control | 08/13/2013

Fireworks Safety this Independence Day
Keep you, your family and pets safe this holiday weekend
News/Announcement | Department of Health and Hospitals | 07/03/2013

Practice Food Safety This Summer
Tips on how to avoid food poisoning this summer
Newsgram | Department of Health and Hospitals | 06/01/2013

From Gangs to God
Health Department employee shares his experience of going from gangs to God.
Newsgram | Department of Health and Hospitals | 06/01/2013

National Dog Bite Prevention Week
As designated by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), the week of May 19th-May 25th marks National Dog Bite Prevention Week.
News/Announcement | Animal Care and Control | 05/17/2013

The Heavy Metal Project
Prenatal home lead hazard screening is an effective way to prevent childhood lead poisoning
Press release | Environmental Health Services | 05/13/2013

MINK Conference 2013
Health Dept. Nutrition Services' dietitian Lauren Landfried receives award
Newsgram | Department of Health and Hospitals | 05/01/2013

Making An Impact Through Public Policy
Health Dept. employee participated in a national Public Policy Workshop
Newsgram | Department of Health and Hospitals | 05/01/2013

Let's Move STL - Golf and Walk
What could be better than this beautiful weather? FREE Golf lessons! Mark your calendars for the Let's Move! STL Golf and Walk program.
News/Announcement | Department of Health and Hospitals | 05/01/2013

Earth Day 2013
The Health Dept. booth provided visitors with important information on maintaining healthy habits.
Newsgram | Department of Health and Hospitals | 05/01/2013

National Public Health Week 2013
Public Health is everywhere.
Newsgram | Department of Health and Hospitals | 04/01/2013

Lets Move 2013
2013 Let's Move STL Celebration got people moving throughout the City.
Newsgram | Department of Health and Hospitals | 03/29/2013

National Public Health Week 2013
Public Health is ROI (Return on Investment) - Saves Lives, Saves Money
News/Announcement | Department of Health and Hospitals | 03/28/2013

Stay Healthy During the Easter Season
Adults should think twice before giving children chicks and ducklings for Easter.
Newsgram | Department of Health and Hospitals | 03/01/2013

St. Louis is a Let’s Move! City
Let’s Move! is First Lady Michelle Obama’s national comprehensive initiative to combat and solve the challenge of childhood obesity.
News/Announcement | Department of Health and Hospitals | 02/25/2013

Severe Weather Alert for St Louis 02/21/13
Which is in effect from Thursday morning through Thursday evening.
News/Announcement | Division of Health | 02/20/2013

Tobacco Regulations
What's your tobacco regulations I.Q.?
Newsgram | Department of Health and Hospitals | 02/01/2013

Dietitians Receive Mini Grants
Nutrition Services dietitians awarded grants to promote healthy eating for children.
Newsgram | Department of Health and Hospitals | 02/01/2013

Celebrate Let's Move St. Louis 3rd Anniversary
The City of St. Louis will celebrate the 3rd Anniversary of First Lady Michelle Obama's Let's Move Initiative at Vashon High School.
Newsgram | Department of Health and Hospitals | 02/01/2013

ACC Launches New Website
Health Department's Animal Care and Control section launched a new website. Visit www.accstl.com
Newsgram | Department of Health and Hospitals | 02/01/2013

Triumph: For Babies, For You. For Life.
A new, positive approach to saving St Louis' babies.
News/Announcement | Department of Health and Hospitals | 01/22/2013

New Website and Social Media Give Lost and Stray Animals New Hope
Lost pet? New Animal Care & Control Website offers more resources for recovery.
News/Announcement | Animal Care and Control | 01/11/2013

Welcome Winter Be Ready Event a Big Success
Health and Safety Fair on Dec. 19 welcomed more than 100 attendees.
Newsgram | Department of Health and Hospitals | 01/02/2013

Getting Your Children Off to a Healthy Start
Nutrition, physical activity, health care and safety are key.
Newsgram | Department of Health and Hospitals | 01/01/2013

Community Partner Savio Receives Award
Kava Savio, producer, reporter and show host helps to educate the public about public health issues impacting the community.
Newsgram | Department of Health and Hospitals | 01/01/2013

St. Louis City's Growing Health Successes
See the health successes the Regional Health Commission is producing and what it means to you and your community.
News/Announcement | Department of Health and Hospitals | 12/21/2012

1st Annual Welcome Winter Be Ready Event
Winter Weather Health and Emergency Preparedness Event a success.
News/Announcement | Division of Health | 12/18/2012

St. Louis Recognized for Achievements in Addressing Childhood Obesity
Five medals were awarded by the National League of Cities
Newsgram | Department of Health and Hospitals | 12/04/2012

New Findings Highlight Gains Made in Regional Health Status
Report Reviews Change in Health Status in St. Louis City and County from 2000-2010
Newsgram | Department of Health and Hospitals | 12/03/2012

Prepare for Extreme Winter Weather
Being prepared for winter weather can prevent cold weather related illnesses and deaths.
Newsgram | Department of Health and Hospitals | 12/01/2012

Angela Turner Receives Asthma Educator Certification
Angela Turner, a RN from the Health Department, becomes certified as a asthma educator.
Newsgram | Department of Health and Hospitals | 12/01/2012

Nutrition Services Shares Innovations
The Health Department's Nutrition Services staff recently shared some innovative approaches being used to promote health to their colleagues.
Newsgram | Department of Health and Hospitals | 11/01/2012

Food Day 2012
Health Department joins St. Louis University's Department of Nutrition and Dietetics to promote healthy, affordable and sustainable food.
Newsgram | Department of Health and Hospitals | 11/01/2012

Emergency Equipped
What would you do in the event of an emergency at your workplace?
Newsgram | Department of Health and Hospitals | 10/26/2012

First Annual Let's Move Golf Tournament
Residents in the metro area got moving during the First Annual Let's Move Golf Tournament.
Newsgram | Department of Health and Hospitals | 09/01/2012

Kicking the Habit
with Smoke Free St. Louis Kids
Newsgram | Department of Health and Hospitals | 08/01/2012

Are Your Pets Ready for an Emergency?
Have a plan, prepare a kit and listen for information.
Newsgram | Department of Health and Hospitals | 08/01/2012

City announces new severe weather program
City will consider extreme weather the "new norm."
Press release | Department of Health and Hospitals | 07/11/2012

Youths Helping Other Youths
The Y.E.A.H. Team, a peer-to-peer health education program
Newsgram | Department of Health and Hospitals | 07/01/2012

Freedom From Smoking Clinic
Learn how to commit to quitting!
Newsgram | Department of Health and Hospitals | 06/01/2012

East Meets West for Let's Move
So You Got Moves Golf and Walk Program
Newsgram | Department of Health and Hospitals | 06/01/2012

Working to Impact State & National Policy about Food & Nutrition
Policy is one of the best ways to initiate lasting change.
Newsgram | Department of Health and Hospitals | 05/01/2012

Meeting the Challenge for More Fruits and Vegetables
Health Department employees incorporate healthier foods in their diet.
Newsgram | Department of Health and Hospitals | 05/01/2012

Healthier Choices on Your Corner
Four corner stores selected for 2012 Healthy Corner Store Project.
Newsgram | Department of Health and Hospitals | 05/01/2012

Building A Plate for Someone in Need
Food drive collected 174 pounds of food for Operation Food Search.
Newsgram | Department of Health and Hospitals | 05/01/2012

National Public Health Week 2012
Celebrate National Public Health Week. A Healthier America Begins Today.
Newsgram | Department of Health and Hospitals | 04/01/2012

National Nutrition Month 2012
| Department of Health and Hospitals | 04/01/2012

National Nutrition Month 2012
National Nutrition Month highlights being active and watching what you eat.
Newsgram | Department of Health and Hospitals | 04/01/2012

Chili Cook-off 2012
Health Department hosts healthy chili cook-off during National Nutrition Month.
Newsgram | Department of Health and Hospitals | 04/01/2012

Let's Move STL
So You Got Moves Expo was a great success.
Newsgram | Department of Health and Hospitals | 03/01/2012

American Diabetes Alert Day to be Observed March 27
Learn the risk factors for diabetes.
Newsgram | Department of Health and Hospitals | 03/01/2012

Weight Loss the Sensible Way
Losing weight the right way makes for healthy lasting results.
Newsgram | Department of Health and Hospitals | 02/01/2012

Smoke Free St. Louis Kids
February is a great time to begin working toward ending smoking dependency.
Newsgram | Department of Health and Hospitals | 02/01/2012

National Black HIV AIDS Awareness Day
There are more than 5,000 people in the St. Louis metropolitan area living with HIV. HIV/AIDS Awareness Day event to be held on Tuesday, Feb. 7.
Newsgram | Department of Health and Hospitals | 02/01/2012

St. Louis Healthy Corner Store Project Seeking Nominations
Deadline for nominations is Friday, February 3.
News/Announcement | Department of Health and Hospitals | 01/10/2012

Health Institute Harvest Festival
Department of Health hosts Health Institute's first Harvest Festival.
Newsgram | Department of Health and Hospitals | 01/03/2012

Public Health At Work In 2011
2011 was a busy year for City of St. Louis Department of Health employees.
Newsgram | Department of Health and Hospitals | 01/01/2012

Health Institute Harvest Festival
| Department of Health and Hospitals | 01/01/2012

Moving Towards Better Employee Health
Recap of the 2011 Employee Health Fair
Newsgram | Department of Health and Hospitals | 12/01/2011

Improvement in Combating STDs
The Department established priority testing for both men and women between the ages of 15-24.
Newsgram | Department of Health and Hospitals | 12/01/2011

Honoring Those Who Gave the Ultimate Sacrifice
City employee Richard Eskew is a member of the Patriot Guard Riders.
Newsgram | Department of Health and Hospitals | 12/01/2011

Be on the Alert for Carbon Monoxide
All homes should be equipped with a battery-operated CO detector.
Newsgram | Department of Health and Hospitals | 12/01/2011

Asthma Education Targets St. Louis City Schools
In 2011, St. Louis was ranked #6 on the list of asthma capitals in the nation.
Newsgram | Department of Health and Hospitals | 12/01/2011

Protecting the Public
Food inspectors and community sanitation inspectors are on the job throughout the week ensuring safe events.
Newsgram | Department of Health and Hospitals | 11/01/2011

Operation Little Feet
New and expectant parents receive health and safety information at Health Department's baby showers.
Newsgram | Department of Health and Hospitals | 11/01/2011

Melba Moore Appointed to Regional Health Equity Council
Commissioner of Health will serve on Council for Region VII.
Newsgram | Department of Health and Hospitals | 11/01/2011

Emergency Preparedness
Health Department shares emergency preparedness tips with St. Louis College of Pharmacy
Newsgram | Department of Health and Hospitals | 11/01/2011

Nutrition Services Joins Kids at Taste
Health Department's Nutrition Services operated in kid's village at 2011 Taste of St. Louis.
Newsgram | Department of Health and Hospitals | 10/07/2011

Healthy Eating At The Black Expo
Nutrition Services staff from the Health Department demonstrate healthy cooking at the Black Expo.
Newsgram | Department of Health and Hospitals | 09/09/2011

Add Immunizations to Back to School List
Immunizations help prevent certain diseases; parents should add immunizations to their back to school checklists.
Newsgram | Department of Health and Hospitals | 09/08/2011

Relief from Excessive Heat July 2011
Mayor Slay and other St. Louis City officials go door to door with heat information during excessive heat period.
Newsgram | Department of Health and Hospitals | 08/01/2011

Here's How to Help Stray Rescue
Stray Rescue is looking for volunteers and donations to help the City's stray, abandoned, and abused animals.
Press release | Animal Care and Control | 07/08/2011

Out of Destruction, Life Flourishes
Volunteers rescued dogs and cats that were injured and found loose in the debris left behind by the tornado that hit Joplin on May 22, 2011.
Newsgram | Department of Health and Hospitals | 07/01/2011

Fireworks Illegal Without a Permit
Accidents involving fireworks can be fatal and place increased demands on fire and emergency medical service personnel.
Newsgram | Department of Health and Hospitals | 07/01/2011

Hot Weather Tips
Stay safe in hot weather.
Press release | Department of Health and Hospitals | 06/07/2011

Food Safety Tips During Power Outages
Some tips you should know before the power goes out.
Newsgram | Department of Health and Hospitals | 06/01/2011

City's Chaining Laws Tightened
Health Dept. takes action to prevent abusive restraint of animals.
Newsgram | Department of Health and Hospitals | 06/01/2011

Asthma Can Be Controlled
The City of St. Louis Department of Health and community partners host Asthma Healthy Homes event.
Newsgram | Department of Health and Hospitals | 06/01/2011

City Adopts New Animal Restraint Policy
| Department of Health and Hospitals | 05/24/2011

Katina Stewart Receives American Foundation Award
Department of Health employee Katina Stewart was 1 of 8 recipients of the 2011 St. Louis American Foundation Excellence in Health Care awards.
Newsgram | Department of Health and Hospitals | 05/01/2011

Pet Airways Announces New St. Louis Service
Pets are petairways continuously monitored by an in-flight Pet Attendant...
News/Announcement | Animal Care and Control | 04/21/2011

Health-Alert-Turkey-Burger-Product-Recall
Turkey burger products sold at Sam's Club are recalled due to possible Salmonella contamination.
News/Announcement | Department of Health and Hospitals | 04/05/2011

National Public Health Week 2011
This year's theme is "Safety is NO Accident: Live Injury-Free."
Newsgram | Department of Health and Hospitals | 04/01/2011

Better Asthma Control for Saint Louis Children
The City of St. Louis Department of Health is working to control asthma for St. Louis children.
Newsgram | Department of Health and Hospitals | 04/01/2011

Smoking Areas Designated
With the St. Louis Smoke Free Air Act in effect, designated areas set where City employees and visitors to the City Government Complex may smoke.
Newsgram | Department of Health and Hospitals | 02/01/2011

Health Department Receives WellPoint Foundation Grant
The Health Department has been awarded a $20,000 grant from the WellPoint Foundation to promote the Small Changes for Health program.
Newsgram | Department of Health and Hospitals | 02/01/2011

Extreme Cold Weather Tips
There is a serious health risk of frostbite, hypothermia and physical exertion during extreme cold weather.
Newsgram | Department of Health and Hospitals | 02/01/2011

St. Louis Smoke Free Air Act Arrives with the New Year
City of St. Louis will be smoke-free on Jan. 2, 2011
News/Announcement | Department of Health and Hospitals | 01/01/2011

St. Louis City Community Heroes
City Employees Donate Blood and Learn to Prepare for Emergencies
Newsgram | Department of Health and Hospitals | 12/01/2010

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