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Health eTips is produced by the staff of the St. Charles County Department of Public Health. The department consists of three divisions - Environmental Health and Protection, Health Services and Humane Services - that provide a wide range of services focused on enhancing the well-being of this community.

If you have questions about the Department of Public Health or have suggestions on public health topics you'd like to see explored in this blog, please email us.

Jul 26

Understanding Food Inspections

Posted on July 26, 2017 at 9:03 AM by Doug Bolnick

Food preparation can be a source for many dangerous illnesses. Environmental Public Health Specialists license food service providers and inspect facilities to ensure proper procedures.


Today’s Health eTips blog illustrates how Knowing the Score promotes food safety.


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Jul 19

Healthy Eats Recipe - Caprese Kabobs

Posted on July 19, 2017 at 9:59 AM by Doug Bolnick

Looking for a quick and healthy snack? Our new Healthy Eats recipe presents another easy-to-prepare treat for you and your family to enjoy.

Combining the creamy smoothness of mozzarella, sweet tomatoes and fresh basil, our Caprese Kabobs present summer on a stick!

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Jul 13

Back-to-School Vaccinations

Posted on July 13, 2017 at 1:34 PM by Doug Bolnick

While checking off your back-to-school shopping list, make certain your kids are up-to-date on their shots. State law requires Missouri students be current on specific immunizations before starting the new school year.

Today’s Health eTips blog explains how Vaccinations Keep Students Healthy.

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