Public Health

PLEASE NOTE: Effective July 20, 2020, the Department of Public Health office at 1650 Boone’s Lick Road will close for several months to enable building improvements. The department is now operating at a temporary facility, located at 1551 Wall St., in St. Charles. For assistance with department programs, please call 636-949-7400 or utilize online services.

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COVID-19 Latest News - Updated September 9, 2020

The Vital Records program is now open at the Department of Public Health's temporary facility and a limited number of appointments for the Immunizations Clinic can be scheduled by calling 636-949-1857. The Passport Program and Division of Health Services' clinics are temporarily closed. Those needing assistance with Division of Health Services programs or services should consult our online service directory or call 636-949-7400. 

In addition to in-person applications, Vital Records can still be obtained by mail or online – please visit our “How to Obtain Records” webpage for more information. Additionally, for those born in Missouri, Vital Records may also be obtained at any health department in the state. 

For passports, visit our Passport Program page for an application to download, complete and mail to the U.S. Department of State.

Please be aware that building restrictions are in place. Upon entrance to any County building, employees and the public are encouraged to wear cloth facial protection, and everyone is required to have a health screening, including temperature check, before entering. Those with a fever or who have other COVID-19 symptoms will not be permitted to enter the building.

This website will be updated daily, when necessary, to reflect any changes in facility or department services. The public is encouraged to continue accessing County Government services by phone, email and online when available. Thank you.

We hope that you will remain healthy and safe, and we 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

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    Public Health to Focus on Priority Investigations, Eliminate Quarantine Release Letters

    To better respond to new COVID-19 cases - especially those individuals at a higher risk for adverse illness outcomes - the Department of Public Health is implementing changes to its investigation protocols. Read on...
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    Dept of Public Health Issues Recommendations for Holiday Gatherings

    Gathering with family is at the heart of holiday celebrations. To reduce the spread of illness at these events, seek safer ways to celebrate. The Dept. of Public Health offers recommendations. Read on...
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    Pet Adoption Center Seeks More Foster Families

    Pet fostering creates better outcomes for animal adoptions. To further help St. Charles County animals, the Pet Adoption Center seeks additional foster volunteers. Read on...
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    Dept of Public Health Relocates to Temporary Facility During Building Improvements

    Beginning July 20, the Dept. of Public Health moves to a temporary facility for building improvements. Online/phone services continue, and in-person services will be available at the new location, 1551 Wall Street in St. Charles. Read on...
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