Beginning Monday, May 18th, St. Louis County Department of Public Health (DPH) hotline hours will be slightly modified in response to the current call data. However, if DPH determines there is a need to revisit the expanded hours, that need will be met.
The Missouri State hotline, operated by the Missouri Division of Health and Senior Services (DHSS), will continue to operate and be staffed 24/7. Any Additional COVID-19 questions or and which can be reached at 877 435-8411.
The Department of Public Health has been ordering community disposable masks to help support our efforts and protect community members. The goal of this specific initiative will be to partner with schools districts who are still working to provide learning and food services to their students. In effort to support essential workers distributing food this will provide additional safety to the staff and volunteers engaged in this effort. St. Louis County Department of Public Health’s relationship with school districts is highly valued and centered on collaboration. The distribution of this PPE to these organizations across St. Louis County allows further engagement with community members and to meet the imperative needs of supporting and keeping our citizens safe.
The Dignified Transfer Center is currently accommodating 2 decedents. 52 additional individuals have been through the center and transported to a crematorium or funeral home, at the request of family. To date, 53 individuals have entered the Dignified Transfer Center.
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.