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 encouraged to wear face coverings. 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

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    Expanded Income Guidelines Enable More Families to Qualify for WIC

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