St. Louis County Health Department

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Seasonal Flu Hits St. Louis Hard

In St. Louis County, the number of confirmed flu cases last week totaled 265 – more than half of the 422 cases so far this season.

12/03/2014

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County Health Department Calls for Further Study of Health Problems in Coldwater Creek Area

Coldwater Creek was contaminated with nuclear waste after World War II.

09/26/2014

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First Case of Chikungunya Reported in St. Louis; Not Contracted in Area

St. Louis County has it’s first reported case of the mosquito-carried disease called Chikungunya, though it was not contracted in the area. “There is no cause for panic, no cause for alarm,” says Dr. Faisal Khan, St. Louis County Health Department’s director of communicable disease control.

07/29/2014

Former north county residents Jenell Wright and Diane Schanzenbach blame area health problems on nuclear waste near creek.

Health Department to Examine Coldwater Creek

Waste from atomic bomb production in downtown St. Louis was dumped in the creek in the 1940s

07/19/2014

Ed Mueth, former Director of Executive Administration, St. Louis County Health Department

Few Privy to FBI Audit of Ed Mueth’s Embezzlement

County officials sought federal help to unravel a $3.4 million computer fraud scheme created by Ed Mueth before he committed suicide last year.

06/30/2014

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St. Louis County Pool Inspections Begin

Real inspections are only done once a facility is open to the public.

05/27/2014

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Stenger Accuses Dooley of Euthanizing Too Many Dogs and Cats

Steve Stenger says thousands of dogs and cats have been euthanized at the St. Louis County Animal Shelter in the past 10 years, under Charlie Dooley’s watch.

04/30/2014

Ed Mueth, former Director of Executive Administration, St. Louis County Health Department

Calls for Accountability in Health Department Scandal

St. Louis County Councilman Steve Stenger is calling for a top member of the Dooley administration to step down.

01/15/2014

Ed Mueth, former Director of Executive Administration, St. Louis County Health Department

New Information in the St. Louis County Health Department Embezzlement Case

County Police Chief Tim Fitch tells KMOX the FBI has been asked to conduct a forensics investigation.

11/21/2013

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Scam Suspect Ed Mueth Pledged $250K to Saint Louis Zoo

Police investigators subpoena the bank and phone records of Ed Mueth, the top county health department official who committed suicide last month amid questions he may have stolen millions from taxpayers.

10/10/2013

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