This Year's Flu Epidemic Breaking RecordsThe St. Louis County Health Department is calling it a "record-breaking" flu epidemic, with more than 1,100 cases reported in the last counting period - the final week of December.
Health Dept. to Survey Residents Near Westlake LandfillResidents should expect the survey takers to be wearing vests and identify themselves with an official health department badge.
Health Officials to Launch Survey of Residents Near Cold Water CreekThe St. Louis County Health Department is preparing to launch a major survey of current and former residents along the Cold Water Creek in North County to determine if they’re suffering from higher levels of cancer and other health issues.
Army Corps of Engineers Seeks to Soothe Coldwater Creek ConcernsThe big question asked by several: Why aren't there signs, warning children and others to steer clear of the creek?
Seasonal Flu Hits St. Louis HardIn St. Louis County, the number of confirmed flu cases last week totaled 265 - more than half of the 422 cases so far this season.
County Health Department Calls for Further Study of Health Problems in Coldwater Creek AreaColdwater Creek was contaminated with nuclear waste after World War II.
First Case of Chikungunya Reported in St. Louis; Not Contracted in AreaSt. 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.
Health Department to Examine Coldwater CreekWaste from atomic bomb production in downtown St. Louis was dumped in the creek in the 1940s
Few Privy to FBI Audit of Ed Mueth's EmbezzlementCounty officials sought federal help to unravel a $3.4 million computer fraud scheme created by Ed Mueth before he committed suicide last year.
St. Louis County Pool Inspections BeginReal inspections are only done once a facility is open to the public.
Stenger Accuses Dooley of Euthanizing Too Many Dogs and CatsSteve 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.
Calls for Accountability in Health Department ScandalSt. Louis County Councilman Steve Stenger is calling for a top member of the Dooley administration to step down.