Public Health

PLEASE NOTE: The Department of Public Health has returned to its 1650 Boone's Lick Road office and is now open for appointments and public services.

For assistance with department programs, please call 636-949-7400.

Visitors to County buildings are required to review a health screening checklist before entering. Those with COVID-19 symptoms and/or known exposure to someone diagnosed with COVID-19 within the past 14 days should remain at home. The public is strongly encouraged to continue accessing County Government services by phone, email and online when available.

We hope that you will remain healthy and safe, and we thank you for your cooperation and understanding.

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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.

  1. Environmental Health
  2. Health Services
  3. Humane

Division of Environmental Health and Protection

  1. Animals

    Pet Adoption Center Offers Fall Specials to Find Loving Homes for Animals

    Dogs and cats of all ages and sizes are available at the Pet Adoption Center. To help these animals find loving homes, staff now offers several Fall Specials - featuring $10 or $30 adoption options. Read on...
  2. Flyer for Free flu clinic on Oct 8 2021. Call 636-949-7400 for information.

    Public Health Partners With Area Organizations for Free Flu Shots Oct. 8

    The Department of Public Health will partner with several area organizations to provide free flu shots for those ages 6 months and older during a vaccination clinic from 2-7 p.m., October 8, at St. Charles Community College. Read on...
  3. Aug 24, 2021 | Additional Vaccinations for Immunocompromised Individuals

    Individuals who are immunocompromised and fully vaccinated may receive an additional Pfizer/BioNTech or Moderna COVID vaccine through the Department of Public Health. Call the COVID Hotline at 636-949-1899 to schedule an appointment. Read on...
  4. How to Obtain a Replacement COVID Vaccination Card

    Individuals who have lost or did not receive a COVID vaccination card after being vaccinated may pick up a replacement card through St. Charles County's Immunization Clinic. Cards are issued on Wednesdays only. Read on...
  5. St Charles County Mosquito Control staff completing treatment at boat dock along Mississippi River.

    Surveillance Detects West Nile Virus in St. Charles County Mosquitoes

    Routine trapping and surveillance has detected positive test results for West Nile virus in St. Charles County mosquitoes. Read on...
  6. Photo demonstrating how to apply mosquito repellent.

    Mosquito Control Program Asks Residents to Help "Block the Bite"

    Working together, the Mosquito Control staff and St. Charles County residents can reduce the risk of exposure to disease-carrying and nuisance insects. Read on...
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