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3.25.20: The Department of Public Health building at 1650 Boone’s Lick is closed to the public. Staff remains readily accessible by phone. For more information on other County building closures, visit sccmo.org/COVID.  

3.19.20: Protecting the health of our community during the COVID-19 pandemic is a top priority for St. Charles County Government. Did you know you can visit us online to access many of our services from the comfort of your home? Click here for a full list and links. Stay healthy and safe, and thank you for your cooperation and understanding.

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

  1. St. Charles County Pet Adoption Center Employee Tests Positive for COVID-19

    The Dept of Public Health was notified today that an employee with the Pet Adoption Center has tested positive for COVID-19 and is hospitalized. The facility has been closed to the public since March 25, and the employee last worked there on March 20. Read on...
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    St. Charles County WIC Continues Services During COVID-19

    The Dept of Public Health’s Women, Infants and Children Program (WIC) will continue to provide services during the Coronavirus Disease 2019 pandemic; the program is only changing the way services are delivered. Read on...
  3. Three Residents of Senior Facility Test Positive for COVID-19

    The St. Charles County Dept of Public Health and Missouri Dept of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) are conducting an epidemiological investigation on three positive COVID-19 cases from the Frontier Health & Rehabilitation in St. Charles. Read on...
  4. Message to Public Regarding Circle K in St. Charles County

    Late yesterday, the Dept. of Public Health learned that a resident who tested positive for COVID-19 is an employee of Circle K in St. Charles. The store closed voluntarily, and Public Health epidemiologists are investigating and screening known contacts. Read on...
  5. St. Charles County Reports First COVID-19 Death

    The St. Charles County Department of Public Health has received word of the first death related to COVID-19. The resident was a man in his 70s who had been hospitalized. Read on...
  6. Three New Positive COVID-19 Cases Reported in St. Charles County

    The Dept. of Public Health has been notified of three new positive tests for COVID-19 - a male in his 70s and two females, one in her 20s and one in her 80s. The cases are the first community-acquired in the county, meaning they are not travel-related. Read on...
  7. Third Positive COVID-19 Case Reported in St. Charles County

    The St. Charles County Department of Public Health has been notified of a third positive test for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the county. The resident is a male in his 20s who traveled to Spain; he has been quarantined since his return. Read on...
  8. Second Positive COVID-19 Case Reported in St. Charles County

    The Dept of Public Health has been notified of a second positive test for Coronavirus Disease 2019 in St. Charles County. A woman in her 50s traveled to Illinois and was briefly in contact with someone there who later tested positive for the disease. Read on...
  9. County Executive Announces Timetable to Prohibit On-Premise Consumption at Restaurants and Bars

    County Executive Steve Ehlmann has announced a directive and signed an Executive Order that prohibits all restaurants and bars in the county from providing for or allowing on-premise consumption of food or beverages effective at 12:01 a.m., March 20. Read on...
  10. First Positive COVID-19 Case Reported in St. Charles County

    The St. Charles County Department of Public Health has been notified of the first positive test for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the county. The case is travel-related and the patient, a woman in her 20s, has been quarantined at home. Read on...
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    St. Charles County Recognizes Eateries for Food Safety Excellence

    The Division of Environmental Health and Protection presents 24 Carrot Gold Food Safety Excellence Awards each year to recognize the best-of-the-best in food safety and sanitation in St. Charles County. Nine establishments were honored for 2019. Read on...
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