World Immunization Week runs from April 26th through May 2nd and the Saint Louis County Department of Health is using the opportunity to strongly urge everyone to comply with the vaccination schedule recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Julián Castro visited St. Louis today to announce the area has won the prestigious U.S. Promise Zone designation. The announcement was made at the MET (Metropolitan Training and Education) Center in Wellston, St. Louis County’s main job training facility.
Effective Monday (April 27, 2015), a short section of Lansdowne Avenue will be closed to thru traffic from 6:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., during the regular work week (Monday through Friday).
Any county resident who encounters a bat in their home – alive or dead – is urged to call the health department immediately. Residents should not attempt to capture a live bat but should confine it to the room where it was discovered so that animal control officers can collect it for possible rabies testing.