COVID-19 Latest News

Below are activities undertaken by St. Charles County Government to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and mitigate the impact of the worldwide pandemic on this community. Please also see the COVID-19 homepage for a chart updated with the latest numbers.

For questions about COVID-19, please call the Information Hotline at 636-949-1899.

St. Charles County COVID-19 Daily Updates

St. Charles County News

Missouri’s "Show Me Strong" Recovery Plan and Order Issued by Governor Mike Parson

Executive Orders Issued by County Executive Steve Ehlmann

Please note: The Executive Orders above apply countywide, including within incorporated city limits.

Orders Issued by the Department of Public Health

Press Releases and Additional Announcements: Week 34 (Oct. 26-Nov. 1)

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Press Releases and Additional Announcements: Week 31 (Oct. 5-11)

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Press Releases and Additional Announcements: Week 30 (Sept. 28-Oct. 4)

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Press Releases and Additional Announcements: Week 28 (Sept. 14-20)

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Press Releases and Additional Announcements: Week 27 (Sept. 7-13)

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Press Releases and Additional Announcements: Week 24 (Aug. 17-23)

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Press Releases and Additional Announcements: Week 22 (Aug. 3-9)

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Press Releases and Additional Announcements: Week 21 (July 27-Aug. 2)

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Press Releases and Additional Announcements: Week 17 (June 29-July 5)

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  • 6.30.20: On June 9, St. Charles County announced that limited quantities of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) would be available at no cost under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act to non-profit organizations operating in and serving individuals within the county. St. Charles County received non-profit applications for PPE June 10-19, 2020. A total of 37 organizations will receive PPE and instructions for pickup by email. The County is pleased to help support the mission of non-profits serving the community during this difficult time. Staff will continue to monitor the county’s infection rate and reevaluate PPE needs in our community in coming months. For questions, please email covid19logistics@sccmo.org.

Press Releases and Additional Announcements: Week 15 (June 15-21)

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Press Releases and Additional Announcements: Week 14 (June 8-14)

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Press Releases and Additional Announcements: Week 13 (June 1-7)

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Press Releases and Additional Announcements: Week 11 (May 16-24)

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Press Releases and Additional Announcements: Week 10 (May 9-15)

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Press Releases and Additional Announcements: Week Nine (May 2-8)

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Press Releases and Additional Announcements: Week Eight (April 25-May 1)

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Press Releases and Additional Announcements: Week Seven (April 18-24)

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  • As of Monday, April 20, 2020, the Recorder of Deeds office has implemented a new procedure for obtaining a marriage license via video conference. Visit the Recorder of Deeds website to learn more.

Press Releases and Additional Announcements: Week Six (April 11-17)

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Press Releases and Additional Announcements: Week Five (April 4-10)

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  • 4.9.20: The St. Charles County Department of Public Health and CenterPointe Hospital, St. Charles, confirmed today that three more staff members have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the number to 27. Three have returned to work in accordance with CDC guidelines and the rest are quarantined in their homes. Additionally, one more patient has tested positive, bringing that number to four. Of those, two have been discharged and are being quarantined at home. The unit on which the current patients reside is in quarantine.
  • 4.8.20: The St. Charles County Department of Public Health and CenterPointe Hospital, St. Charles, confirmed today that 24 staff members have tested positive for COVID-19. One former patient and two current patients also have tested positive. The unit on which the current patients reside is in quarantine.
  • 4.6.20: Pursuant to Missouri Governor Michael Parson’s Executive Order 20-07, all penalties for late renewal applications for concealed carry permits are waived until June 1, 2020. Visit the St. Charles County Police Department website for updates.

Press Releases and Additional Announcements: Week Four (March 28-April 3)

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  • 4.3.20: Residents have reported that phone scammers are impersonating County and municipality officials and asking for personal information, including Social Security numbers, related to COVID testing. County and municipality officials and volunteers WILL NOT ask for this type of personal information during contact investigations, and individuals SHOULD NOT give this information to anyone. For concerns related to this, individuals should email healthservices@sccmo.org.
  • 4.3.20: The St. Charles County Police Department has suspended in person sex offender registration. Registrants are required to check-in or complete new registration by phone at 636-949-3000, ext. 4451 or 636-949-3016. Fingerprinting services are offered on Wednesdays from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Visit the St. Charles County Police Department website for updates. 

Press Releases and Additional Announcements: Week One (March 7-13, 2020)

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  • 3.13.20:  Inmate Visits Suspended at St. Charles County Department of Corrections
  • 3.13.20: The St. Charles County Public Health Department has sent two new COVID-19 tests to the state lab. Both are travel-related. One traveled to France, and the other was in another state when in contact with someone who tested positive for the virus. Both are self-quarantined. Results will be posted when available.
  • 3.11.20: Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services Activates Statewide Public Hotline for COVID-19
  • 3.8.20: Activation of St. Charles County’s Incident Command Structure for COVID-19 Response: In response to the presumptive positive Novel Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) case announced Saturday evening, March 7, 2020, in St. Louis County, St. Charles County Government has activated its Incident Command structure at the County Emergency Operations Center. This means the County is taking precautionary measures to prepare for potential spread of the disease. Staff from multiple disciplines are working together in one location to constantly monitor for cases in our area and are following protocol developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Communication will be issued to the public if, and when, new information becomes available.