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Winter Storm Warning Issued
The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning that is in effect from 6pm tonight until 6pm Thursday, November 15.
Press release | Department of Health | 11/14/2018

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day
On Saturday, the Drug Enforcement Administration will be hosting it’s annual National Prescription Drug Take Back Day
News/Announcement | Board of Aldermen,Division of Health | 10/23/2018

Excessive Heat Warning - August 26-28, 2018
Dangerous levels of heat and humidity are expected during the afternoon each day resulting in heat index values peaking between 103 and 107 degrees.
Press release | Department of Health | 08/27/2018

Mayor Krewson Announces Search for Director of the St. Louis Department of Health
Krewson announced Monday that a search will begin immediately to find a director to lead the City’s Health Department
Press release | Office of the Mayor,Department of Health | 07/02/2018

Horse Drawn Vehicle Regulations June 12, 2018 Revised June 19, 2018
Revised Horse-Drawn Vehicle Regulations
News/Announcement | Department of Health | 06/19/2018

Horse-Drawn Vehicles Regulations for Consideration by the Board of Public Service
Draft of Horse-Drawn Vehicle Regulations for consideration by the Board of Pubic Service.
News/Announcement | Department of Health | 05/21/2018

Guidelines for Maternal and Child Health Services Title V Block Grant Activities
Info in contracts funded by MCH Title V Block grants should not be construed as a position, policy, or endorsement of the U.S. Government.
News/Announcement | Department of Health | 05/17/2018

2018 Let's Move STL Flash Mob - May 4, 2018
Students, staff, and faculty have been dusting off their dancing shoes and are ready to perform three dance routines.
Press release | Department of Health | 05/02/2018

2018 Let's Move STL Flash Mob flier
| Department of Health | 04/30/2018

Updates on Efforts to Reduce Substance Abuse
| Department of Health | 04/20/2018

Illinois Department of Public Health Reports Third Death Connected to Synthetic Cannabinoids
| Department of Health | 04/09/2018

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

City of St. Louis Department of Health Earns National Accreditation
Over 250 community stakeholders were engaged in the City of St. Louis Department of Health’s multi-year journey to accreditation.
Press release | Department of Health | 02/28/2018

Increased Influenza Cases Put Asthma Sufferers On High Alert
People with asthma have swollen or sensitive airways, and further inflammation by an influenza illness could trigger an attack or worsening symptoms.
Press release | Department of Health | 01/18/2018

National Weather Service Issues Wind Chill Advisory
Minimum wind chill values of -10 to -20 below zero will continue into Thursday morning for much of northeast Missouri and west central Illinois.
Press release | Department of Health | 01/03/2018

Participatory Budgeting Kickoff Events for Re-Cast
| Department of Health | 12/15/2017

2017 Missouri Opioid Summit - St. Louis recap
Experts on opioids discussed how addictions are impacting people in the St. Louis area, Missouri, and the nation.
News/Announcement | Department of Health | 12/14/2017

UPDATED: Public Health Information - Park Ave. Warehouse Fire
Asbestos demolition notification issued.
News/Announcement | Department of Health | 11/17/2017

SLU Gardens to Tables Food Day
Food Day is observed every year in more than 150 countries to raise awareness of the issues behind poverty and hunger.
Newsgram | Department of Health | 10/31/2017

2017 Missouri Opioid Summit - St. Louis
St. Louis will host the final stop on a nine-city tour of Missouri to discuss the opioid crisis and action steps to curb this growing epidemic.
News/Announcement | Department of Health | 10/26/2017

It’s Time for Your Annual Flu Shot - 2017
Public health officials in the St. Louis area remind you the best way to reduce the risk of getting sick is to get an annual flu vaccination.
Press release | Department of Health | 10/13/2017

Lack of Sleep - Health Impacts
A third of US adults report they usually get less than the recommended amount of sleep. Not getting enough sleep is linked with many chronic diseases.
News/Announcement | Department of Health | 10/12/2017

St. Louis Awarded Department of Justice Safe & Thriving Grant
The grant helps to expand efforts in supporting at-risk youth, build resilience in high-crime neighborhoods, and lower rates of youth violence
Press release | Department of Health | 10/12/2017

Raccoons with Distemper - Frequently Asked Questions
Raccoons with distemper may approach people, or curl up to sleep in open areas in close proximity to people.
News/Announcement | Department of Health | 09/22/2017

Resources Available For Those Feeling Traumatic Stress
The Department of Health wants residents to know there are informational resources and places available to help answer questions and provide guidance.
News/Announcement | Department of Health | 09/17/2017

September is National Preparedness Month
Take time during September and Get Ready!
Press release | Department of Health | 08/31/2017

Trap-Neuter-Return Volunteer Group Traps Cat in Citygarden
“Rally Cat” bite serves as a reminder for rabies vaccinations
Press release | Department of Health | 08/17/2017

St. Louis ReCAST Community Voting - August 14-19, 2017
Visit one of St. Louis ReCAST’s events to vote on how $550,000 will be spent on projects for community well-being in the St. Louis promise zone!
News/Announcement | Department of Health | 08/10/2017

Clemens House Demolition Update
Demolition work on Clemens House site scheduled to occur between November 20, 2017 and January 20, 2017.
Press release | Department of Health | 07/21/2017

EPA Air Monitors Detect No Airborne Asbestos Around Clemens House Fire Site
Additional air monitoring stations will continue testing throughout the week.
News/Announcement | Department of Health,Office of the Mayor | 07/20/2017

National Health Center Week - August 14-19, 2017
Please join us as we celebrate St. Louis’ community health centers during National Health Center Week, August 14-19, 2017!
News/Announcement | Department of Health | 07/19/2017

City of St. Louis Department of Health works with EPA Regarding 1849 Cass Avenue Fire
| Department of Health | 07/18/2017

Severe Weather and Community Resiliency
| Department of Health | 07/18/2017

Excessive Heat Warning Issued - July 18-22
Temperatures are expected to be near or above 100 degrees, with heat index values expected between 105 and 113 degrees each afternoon and evening.
Press release | Department of Health | 07/18/2017

Carriage Horse Rides To Discontinue During Extreme Heat
Predicted temperatures and heat index values may exceed levels to which no horse may be used to draw a carriage for hire in the City of St. Louis.
Press release | Division of Health | 07/12/2017

Heat Advisory - July 10-12, 2017
Heat index values are expected to be up to 104 degrees.
News/Announcement | Department of Health | 07/11/2017

Saint Louis Public Schools Students Continue to Combat Obesity With 3rd Annual Flash Mob Dance
Students will perform Beyonce’s “Move Your Body” routine and the “Gimme 5” dance to Kids Bop “Uptown Funk.”
Press release | Department of Health | 05/04/2017

Safety Tips for Flood Cleanup Workers
The City of St. Louis Department of Health joins OSHA in reminding citizens that the dangers of flooding don’t end when the rains stops.
Press release | Office of the Mayor,Division of Health | 05/02/2017

3rd Annual Let's Move Flash Mob Scheduled
Let's Move is an initiative by former First Lady Michelle Obama to raise a healthier generation of kids.
Press release | Department of Health | 04/17/2017

Healthy Food Choices Made A Priority in the City of St. Louis
Mayor Francis G. Slay Signs Executive Order Requiring Healthy Vending Options
Press release | Department of Health | 04/17/2017

St. Louisans Reminded of Fast-approaching Affordable Care Act Enrollment Deadline
City of St. Louis Hosting Enrollment Assistance Sessions
Press release | Department of Health | 01/27/2017

City of St. Louis CLOSED Today Due to Ice Storm
Emergency Operations Center Activated
Press release | Office of the Mayor,City Emergency Management Agency,Department of Health,Fire Department | 01/13/2017

City of St. Louis Winter Operations in Effect Through Weekend
Emergency Operations Center Activated Ahead of Predicted Ice Storm
Press release | Homeless Services,Office of the Mayor,Street Division,Fire Department,City Emergency Management Agency,Department of Health | 01/12/2017

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