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Rap-Neuter-Return Volunteer Group Traps Cat in Citygarden “Rally Cat” bite serves as a reminder for rabies vaccinations

17 Aug






Rap-Neuter-Return Volunteer Group Traps Cat in Citygarden “Rally Cat” bite serves as a reminder for rabies vaccinations The City of St. Louis Department of Health thanks the volunteers of St. Louis Feral Cat Outreach for its work in trapping a cat in Citygarden which may be the “rally cat.” The cat became famous recently after […]

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City of St. Louis Department of Health Wins National Award

28 Jul






City of St. Louis Department of Health Wins National Award The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) and the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response presented the City of St. Louis Department of Health with a National Health Security Strategy award on July 12, 2017, during its annual conference in Pittsburgh, […]

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ALERT Excessive Heat Warning Issued Warning replaces previously issued Excessive Heat Watch

18 Jul






ALERT Excessive Heat Warning Issued Warning replaces previously issued Excessive Heat Watch The National Weather Service in St. Louis has issued an Excessive Heat Warning for the City of St. Louis area. The warning is in effect from 12:00pm, Tuesday, July 18, 2017 through 8:00pm, Saturday, July 22, 2017. Temperatures are expected to be near or above 100 degrees, with […]

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Public Fireworks Shows Are Safest Way to Enjoy July 4th Fireworks

28 Jun






Public Fireworks Shows Are Safest Way to Enjoy July 4th Fireworks JEFFERSON CITY – As Missourians prepare for Fourth of July celebrations, many will be thinking of the thrills that come with fireworks. Few consider that across the nation July 4th is the busiest day of the year for fires; or that almost one-half of […]

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Ameren Helps Cool Down St. Louis – 500 A/Cs

1 Jun






Ameren Helps Cool Down St. Louis – 500 A/Cs Last year, the St. Louis region experienced days of life-threatening heat. As part of the annual Cool Down S.O.S. (Save Our Seniors) Air Conditioner project, Ameren Missouri recently donated 500 window air conditioners to Cooldownstlouis.org, a regional not-for-profit public education and resource charity, which will distribute […]

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St. Louis County Begins Summer Food Program Plans to Feed 2,000 Youngsters a Day

1 Jun






St. Louis County Begins Summer Food Program Plans to Feed 2,000 Youngsters a Day The St. Louis County Human Services Department is kicking off its Summer Food Program, providing breakfast and lunch to students through partner agencies such as churches, day camps and community centers. The program, running from June 1 through mid-August, plans to […]

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Alert: Re-Check Your Children’s Lead Levels

18 May






Alert: Re-Check Your Children’s Lead Levels The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a safety communication warning about the use of Magellan Diagnostics’ LeadCare® analyzers (LeadCare, LeadCare II, LeadCare Ultra and LeadCare Plus) with venous blood samples because they might result in falsely low test results. FDA is now advising that Magellan Diagnostics’ […]

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Project Connect Partners to Host Construction Industry Opportunities Expo

16 May






Project Connect Partners to Host Construction Industry Opportunities Expo ST. LOUIS – As part of Project Connect’s continuing effort to pair people with opportunities, its partners in the construction industry are hosting a daylong expo to introduce interested community members to job opportunities. The event will be held Monday, May 22, 2017, from 11 a.m. […]

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Ferguson/Dellwood Hosts Free Outdoor Community Concert Extravaganza

16 May






Ferguson/Dellwood Hosts Free Outdoor Community Concert Extravaganza The Dellwood/Ferguson West Florissant Business Association (DFWFBA) presents a free outdoor concert extravaganza featuring Kwame-Binea and Lydia Brittan.  The extravaganza for all to enjoy takes place at 4:30 p.m., Saturday June 24, 2017, at the Dellwood Community Center, 10266 W. Florissant Ave., Dellwood MO 63136. Ferguson has endured […]

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Prevention Essential as Flood Waters Recede and Mosquito Season Arrives

12 May






Prevention Essential as Flood Waters Recede and Mosquito Season Arrives As flood waters continue to recede and cleanup efforts are well underway, the Saint Louis County Department of Public Health would like to remind residents to protect themselves from mosquitoes. Warmer temperatures, stagnant pools of water and flood debris all combine to form ideal conditions […]

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