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City of St. Louis Department of Health Recognizes World AIDS Day 2023
11/29/2023 - This event reminds us of the struggle to end HIV-related stigma, honors those lost, and rallies to commit to working toward ending the HIV epidemic.
Animal Care and Control Division Adjusts Intake Protocol Due To Shelter Repairs
11/17/2023 - Our current facility at 2801 Clark Avenue requires repairs, and the Department of Health needs to reduce the shelter's capacity.
Health Advisory: Increased Incidence of HIV and Syphilis Co-Infection Among Missourians of Child-Bearing Potential
11/02/2023 - From 2020 through 2022, there were 56 cases of congenital syphilis reported in St. Louis County and the City of St. Louis.
Guidance for Halloween Safety 2023
10/27/2023 - Health and safety protocols for Halloween-related activities in the City of St. Louis.
Department of Health offers resources for HIV-affected communities at PrEP Awareness Week 2023
10/23/2023 - The City of St. Louis Department of Health announced its second annual PrEP Awareness Week, which takes place October 22-28, 2023
Behavioral Health Bureau Meets Goals, Adds New Priorities After First Successful Year
10/17/2023 - One year after its launch, the Bureau has connected residents struggling with mental health or substance abuse to the care and resources they need.
Mayor Tishaura O. Jones Declares "International Overdose Awareness Day" in the City of St. Louis
08/31/2023 - International Overdose Awareness Day (IOAD) is the world’s largest annual campaign to end overdose.
Excessive Heat Warning Issued Until 10pm Friday, 8/25
08/20/2023 - The National Weather Service in St. Louis has issued an Excessive Heat Warning for the City of St. Louis
Possible Measles Exposure in the Greater St. Louis area
08/08/2023 - Measles is a virus that is spread by respiratory droplets or through the air and can linger indoors for up to two hours.
Excessive Heat Warning Issued Until 9pm Saturday, 7/29
07/27/2023 - The National Weather Service in St. Louis has issued an Excessive Heat Warning for the City of St. Louis
Heat Advisory Issued for Wednesday through Friday
07/25/2023 - Heat index values of up to 109°F are expected and hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat illnesses.
City of St. Louis Department of Health Launches Phase II Plan of the Behavioral Health Bureau
06/14/2023 - This next phase includes utilizing a strategic plan, an implementation and sustainability plan, and a preliminary opioid crisis data dashboard.
St. Louis City, County Encourage Vaccinations, Testing as Federal Public Health Emergency Ends
05/11/2023 - Data has driven many decisions during the COVID-19 pandemic, including the size of gatherings, mask mandates, and virtual work/school accommodations.
City DOH Response to Missouri Attorney General's Emergency Rule on Transgender Healthcare
04/21/2023 - Since the rule's introduction, the DOH and our healthcare partners have been closely evaluating how this affects standards of care across our region.
Black-Owned Pharmacy Breaking Barriers in St. Louis
02/28/2023 - GreaterHealth Pharmacy and Wellness provides equitable and culturally responsive pharmacy services to the St. Louis area.
City of St. Louis Department of Health Launches HealthStopSTL.com
02/06/2023 - HealthStopSTL.com is a new way to access sexual health information, resources, and testing for HIV and sexually transmitted infections (STI).
City of St. Louis Outlines Preparations for Possible Winter Storm
01/24/2023 - City of St. Louis joins the NWS to urge residents to take precautions and preventive measures during and after the storm.
City of St. Louis Department of Health Updates Work of Behavioral Health Bureau
01/11/2023 - The work has focused on developing a comprehensive strategy to address behavioral health for the city, beginning with substance use and overdose.
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