The St. Louis County Department of Health provides resources aimed at educating residents and developing policies…More related to health. Its website contains a wide range of topics including disease prevention, animal control, preparation for emergencies, restaurant inspections and details about health centers throughout the county.
The building is located just north of World Trade Center Saint Louis. It contains the following offices: first floor, vital statistics (birth and death certificates); second floor, environmental health; third floor, health administration; fourth floor, crime lab; fifth floor, health lab.
The St. Louis County Children's Service Fund is a county department formed after voters in 2008 approved Proposition…More 1, authorizing a 1/4-cent sales tax increase. The tax generates about $35 million annually that is used to benefit people 19 and under in the areas of substance abuse and mental health.
The department is responsible for investing money in nonprofits that will provide the best return for the county's youth. Agencies may make service proposals to the Children's Service Fund, which then reimburses those groups whose plans receive approval.
The Children's Service Fund also audits its partner agencies to ensure that proposals align with services provided.