Have you taken a moment to consider the numerous ways that public health improvements have impacted your life? Virtually every minute of every day, you can find examples of how health principles, programs and policies have influenced your well-being. Through regular postings of articles, videos and other contributions to our new blog, Health eTips, we'll illustrate the roles the public health system plays in improving the lives of people and pets throughout St. Charles County.
Several colleges and universities around the country, including one in Missouri, have identified a significant number of cases of the mumps over the past year. Our latest blog posting helps you to understand What is the Mumps? and offers preventative actions that can protect you and your family as these students return home for their semester breaks.