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Posted on: December 16, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Renovated Dept of Public Health Facility to Open to Public Dec 23

December 16, 2020
Contact:  Doug Bolnick, Public Information Officer, 636-949-7408

Renovated Department of Public Health Facility to Open to Public Dec. 23
Public Services to Temporarily Close During Moving Process from Dec. 17-22

ST. CHARLES COUNTY, MO – Improvements to the St. Charles County Department of Public Health facility at 1650 Boone’s Lick Road in St. Charles are near completion, and the building will reopen to serve the public on Dec. 23. The department was relocated to a temporary facility in July to allow for the renovations:

Improvements, which were funded by the Coronavirus, Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act to provide a safer environment for the public and employees, include: 

  • Increased clinic space.
  • Enhanced disease prevention barriers to protect clients and staff.
  • An on-site lab to accommodate testing procedures.
  • Improved capacity to reduce the spread of infection.

Public services will close temporarily from Dec. 17-22 to facilitate the move into the facility but will reopen on Dec. 23. Appointments may be scheduled by calling:

St. Charles County’s COVID-19 response program, including the COVID-19 Information Hotline, will not be affected during the move. For questions about the pandemic, visit sccmo.org/COVID or call the Hotline at 636-949-1899. To schedule a test for the virus, visit sccmo.org/COVIDtest.

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About the St. Charles County Department of Public Health

Through the efforts of its three divisions — Environmental Health and Protection, Health Services and Humane Services — the St. Charles County Department of Public Health provides a wide range of services that enhance the well-being of the community. To learn how the department assists this region or to find out about volunteer opportunities with any of the divisions, visit sccmo.org/PublicHealth or call 636-949-7400.

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