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Jul 30 2014

First travel-related Chikungunya case reported in St. Louis County, was not contracted locally


The Saint Louis County Department of Health is reporting its first case a local person identified as having Chikungunya virus(pronounced: \chik-en-gun-ye click to hear pronunciationExternal Web Site Icon). This is a virus mosquitoes spread. The patient did not contract the disease locally, but while travelling in the Caribbean. 



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Jul 30 2014

St. Louis County Older Residents Program Offers Seniors Free Legal Services


CORP volunteer attorneys offer consultations regarding wills, Powers of Attorney, deeds and other matters not involving litigation.


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Jul 15 2014

American Legion hosting local clinic for Veterans experiencing issues with VA benefits thru Friday


The American Legion’s System Worth Saving Task Force is currently operating a crisis center from July 15-18 at the St. Louis University School of Law Clinic, 100 N. Tucker Blvd, Suite 726, St. Louis, MO, 63101. 


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Jul 11 2014

St. Louis County Employees wrap up food drive with 500 pounds of donations


From April thru May, St. Louis County employees at all government facilities had the opportunity to choose to participate in a food drive to benefit St. Louis Area Foodbank.


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Jul 11 2014

County Executive Dooley asks FBI to release Ed Mueth audit report



St. Louis County Executive Charlie A. Dooley is asking the FBI to release its forensic audit which details how an employee managed an embezzlement scheme in the county health department. 



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Jul 08 2014

St. Louis County Animal Care & Control Adoption Center now open daily


St. Louis County Animal Care & Control is proud to announce it will now be open on seven (7) days a week. That means the center, which has always been open Monday thru Saturday, will now also be open on Sunday. 



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Jul 03 2014

County Executive Renews Call to Council to Approve Fraud Assessment Contract


View letter correspondence between St. Louis County, the FBI and the U.S. Attorney's Office regarding the investigation and release of information. County Executive Charlie A. Dooley has said that he will continue to push for funding of a fraud risk assessment by an independent accounting firm in the wake of an embezzlement scheme  in the health department. Both the FBI and the St. Louis County police have been investigating the financial transactions related to the incident. 



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Jul 01 2014

St. Louis County offers walk-in hours for school physicals and immunizations


Those interested in a walk-in school physical or immunizations for their child should arrive at the center between 8:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. and have with them their child’s immunization record and proof of insurance.


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Jun 30 2014

St. Louis County urges caution during hot weather


If a person is unable to keep his or her residence cool and needs to find a cooling center, that person is urged to call the United Way of Greater Saint Louis by dialing 211 from his or her home landline phone, or by dialing 1-800-427-4626 from any other type of phone.


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Jun 27 2014

St. Louis County honors its veteran employees, supports homeless Vets


The County Veterans Program staff recently hosted its annual Saint Louis County Veterans Appreciation Day at Memorial Park.  This is the day for St. Louis County Government to honor its employees that have served, or are currently serving, in the military.



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