Public Health

Committed to protecting and enhancing the health and quality of life for all members of the community, the Department of Public Health responds through actions by three divisions - Health Services, Environmental Health and Protection, and Humane Services. To achieve this goal, the department coordinates with federal, state, and local organizations to provide a wide range of services that have a profound impact on the lives of St. Charles County’s residents and visitors each day.

  1. Environmental Health
  2. Health Services
  3. Humane

Division of Environmental Health and Protection

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    Trapped Mosquitoes Test Positive for West Nile Virus

    During routine trapping this week by the Division of Environmental Health and Protection, a sample from adult mosquitoes has tested positive for the West Nile virus. This finding reminds individuals to remain vigilant in preventing mosquito bites. Read on...
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    Department of Public Health Offers Breastfeeding Support, Peer Counseling

    Breastfeeding provides the best source of nutrition and the ideal balance of nutrients to boost child development. To help mothers and children with breastfeeding, the Department of Public Health offers a Peer Counseling and Support Program. Read on...
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    Health Department Issues Recommendations for Safe Flood Recovery Activities

    As flood recovery efforts begin, the St. Charles County Department of Public Health offers safety tips for homeowners, responders and volunteers. Read on...
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    St. Charles County Mosquito Control Efforts Work to "Block the Bite"

    Mosquitoes are both a nuisance and a health concern. A team effort between residents and the Division of Environmental Health and Protection helps "Block the Bite" and reduces risk of exposure to disease-carrying mosquitoes in St. Charles County. Read on...
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