Department of Health

Public Health At Work In 2011

2011 was a busy year for City of St. Louis Department of Health employees.

January 1, 2012 | 2 min reading time

This article is 8 years old. It was published on January 1, 2012.

2011 was a busy year for the City of St. Louis Department of Health (DOH). With increasing demands for services and fewer resources health officials worked to assure a healthy community through continuous protection, prevention and promotion of the public's health. The photographs below show DOH employees at work in 2011.


 DOH employee sharing asthma triggers at a health fair


DOH employees demonstrating proper technique during a Let's Move event.

members of the board of health, health director, health commissioner

Heath Commissioner and Director and Members of the Board of Health caucus.

DOH employees, smoking cessation

DOH employees at a health fair sharing information about smoking 

Kevin Huntspon

DOH employee answering questions at a food service workshop


Mayor Slay stops by DOH booth at an Open Streets event

Pat Mahoney

DOH employee making a presentation at a seminar

Harold Bailey, Emergency Preparedness

DOH employee at a health fair emergency preparedness booth


DOH employees setting up nutrition education booth at Taste of St. Louis


DOH dietitian receiving help from a young citizen during a cooking demonstration


DOH employees at at their station at a health fair

Alice Johnson, Joyce Wilder, Lorise Thornton

DOH employees answer resident's questions at a health fair.


DOH employee monitoring circus elephant walk

Jim Boswell

DOH employee sharing community sanitation information with a citizen

Rodel Desamu-Thorpe

DOH employee serving as a celebrity reader during 2011 Read Across America program.

Mary Hawkins

DOH employee providing residents with asthma and immunization information at a health fair


DOH employee providing HIV testing at a community event



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