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.

  Public Health Accreditation Board

     Nationally Accredited by the
   Public Health Accreditation Board
               February 20, 2018


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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

Influenza (flu) Vaccine Information
Details on scheduled clinics and locations to receive an influenza vaccine.

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. 

  • 2019 Small Changes for Health
    How to make small changes for health in 2019.
    Newsgram | Department of Health | 12/04/2018
  • World AIDS Day 2018
    Planned activities from the Department of Health in observance of World AIDS Day
    Press release | Department of Health | 11/28/2018
  • 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

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STL Live: HIV programs and World AIDS Day Observance STL Live: Fighting the Flu STL Live: Food Establishment Inspections


None at this time.

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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Alzheimer’s Association

The Alzheimer’s Association Greater Missouri Chapter works to increase access to support and services throughout 96 counties (86 in Missouri and 10 in Illinois). 

It's mission is to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.

 Alzheimer's disease association

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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