COVID-19 Latest News - Updated June 1, 2020
Effective June 1, 2020, the St. Charles County Department of Public Health office at 1650 Boones Lick Road has reopened to the public for birth/death certificates, U.S. Passport applications (by appointment) and sexually transmitted disease testing (by appointment). Both Recycle Works Central and Recycle Works West are open and offer full services during normal business hours. The Division of Humane Services and Pet Adoption Center have reopened on an appointment-only basis, with limited interaction with animals. Those needing assistance with other department programs or services should consult our online service directory or call 636-949-7400.
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.
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:
The Dept. of Public Health released COVID-19 guidelines for employers in conjunction with County Executive Steve Ehlmann's announcement that St. Charles County would follow Missouri's Show Me Strong Recovery Plan for a gradual reopening that begins May 4. Read on...