This is an important time for people of many faiths. The way we will have to celebrate Easter and Passover will be different this year, but honoring these traditions are no less important. We all have a role to play in protecting those we share our homes with, those we share our places of worship with, and those we share our communities with.
What we should avoid doing:
St. Louis County continues to leverage technology to inform and educate as many people as possible to limit the impact COVID-19 will have on our region. As a reminder, text message alerts are available. Messages are only disseminated during reasonable hours of the day and the content is focused on the most important topics and/or services.
To sign up for them, text: STLOUISCOALERT to 67283. To stop receiving alerts, text: STOP STLOUISCOALERT to 67283.
This is a specific effort to complement the on-going request for cloth masks for those serving in supportive and in-direct roles. If that support personnel has these items, it would preserve the much needed N-95 masks for the healthcare workers and first responders who must work in direct contact with those confirmed to have COVID-19.
The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services hotline can be reached at (877) 435-8411.
St. Louis County has created a website dedicated to the dissemination of information relating to COVID-19, stlcorona.com. Please visit that website or those belonging to the Center for Disease Control (CDC) or the World Health Organization (WHO) for the most current and reputable information.