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.
Get in Line with QLess
Avoid crowds and save time with real-time status updates. Visitors to the Department of Public Health facility at 1650 Boone's Lick Road in St. Charles or the Pet Adoption Center at 4850 Mid Rivers Mall Drive in St. Peters can join a virtual queue from their mobile device or computer using the free QLess app, or by checking in at the kiosk in the building lobby. QLess is currently available for Vital Records services and U.S. Passport application assistance at the department facility and for community service and animal health programs at the Pet Adoption Center. More services are coming soon.
The Division of Environmental Health and Protection monitors organizations that affect the health and safety of consumers and natural resources. Programs include:
The Division of Health Services promotes the well-being of St. Charles County citizens. Programs include:
- Travel Clinic - helping you avoid illness and hassle during international travel.
- Flu vaccination and monitoring to prevent the spread of the illness.
- Lab testing to promote long-term health
- Nutritional education and supplemental food for women and children (WIC)
- Health education classes and community outreach
- The issuance of Missouri birth and death records and applications for U.S. passports.
The Division of Humane Services adopts pets into loving homes and enhances the welfare of animals throughout St. Charles County. Programs include:
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