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June 17, 2020 - St. Louis County Department of Public Health COVID-19 Update

posted Jun 17, 2020, 10:44 AM by City Clerk

June 17, 2020

 

St. Louis County Department of Public Health COVID-19 Update

 

COVID-19 Test Scheduler Available Online


The St. Louis County Department of Public Health is continuing to experience high call volume following the announcement last week of the expansion of testing for COVID-19. Therefore, DPH has developed a sign-up tool for St. Louis County residents to schedule their own appointments for testing. 


This is for St. Louis County residents only; it's important to remember that even if you don't think you're at risk, you should still consider getting tested to protect others. The goal is to detect cases among people who are likely to spread the infection. These individuals include those who work directly with the public, such as medical and residential facility workers, grocery store employees, food service employees and other front-line workers. Early detection in those without symptoms will allow us to take steps to reduce further the likelihood of transmission. 


Testing is available by appointment only. Scheduling is available online here.


Holiday Observance Friday June 19, 2020


To facilitate Friday, Juneteenth, as a day of reflection, St. Louis County will be observing June 19 as a County-wide holiday this year. County offices will be closed, therefore there will be no daily update. However, COVID-19 Testing will continue as scheduled at John C. Murphy Health Center and South County Health Center. Additional testing information can be found here


 

Contact Information

 

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services hotline: (877) 435-8411. St. Louis County COVID-19 website stlcorona.com.  

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