Posts • October 13, 2021
New Mortality Report Reminds Us of the Toll COVID-19 Has Taken on Our Community
A devastating recent report from the St. Louis County Department of Health shows COVID-19 as the third leading cause of death in the county in 2020. As the delta variant continues to surge through our communities, it’s more important than ever that we understand what we’re up against. This virus is dangerous, and it’s still […]
October 7, 2021
Get Vaccinated in St. Louis County, Groceries and Gas Are On Us!
Last month, the Department of Public Health (DPH) kick-started a new vaccine incentive program to encourage residents to initiate and complete the vaccine. If an eligible resident begins and completes the vaccination process at a DPH vaccination event, they can register to receive one $100 grocery store gift card and one $50 gas gift card by mail. Only individuals who got their first shot on Sept. 25 or later are eligible.
October 1, 2021
Eligible Residents Can Boost Their Immune System with a Third COVID-19 Vaccine Shot
This week, Pfizer booster shots became available for St. Louis County residents who meet certain criteria. The Delta variant of COVID-19 has contributed to an exponential rise in cases. With a significant portion of our local population still unvaccinated, the virus will continue to mutate and create even more infectious variants. That’s why St. Louis […]
Posts • September 22, 2021
Vaccine Events Begin at St. Louis County Public Libraries
Exciting news from Kristen Sorth, Director, St. Louis County Library: Libraries bring everyone together. Whether you’re looking for your next book, needing access to a computer, or wanting to hear about the next local event, there’s something for everyone. Here at the St. Louis County Library, I have found this to be especially true. Our […]
Posts • September 14, 2021
As County Schools Reopen, Youth Transmissions Are Rising
School is back in session in St. Louis County! But less than a month into our kids being back in the classroom, we’re already seeing an exponential rise in youth cases of COVID-19. As of Sept. 1, children were testing positive for COVID-19 at a rate of 16%, much higher than the 10% average adults […]
Posts • September 8, 2021
St. Louis NAACP President Urges Black Community Not to “Throw Away Their Shot”
St. Louis NAACP President, John Bowman, highlights why he got the vaccine and why he’s encouraging others who look like him to get their doses too.
September 1, 2021
Major Milestone: One Million Vaccines Administered in St. Louis County
We’re celebrating a major milestone in the fight against COVID-19: St. Louis County residents have officially received more than one million doses of COVID-19 vaccine!
Posts • August 30, 2021
Welcome News: North County Vaccination Rates Increase
In the past eight weeks, North County residents have been getting vaccinated at higher rates.
Posts • August 18, 2021
COVID-19 Myths: What You Need to Know About the COVID-19 Vaccines
Get the most important facts to know about the COVID-19 vaccines.
Posts • August 17, 2021
Sleeves Up STL is Increasing Vaccination Rates And Shaking Up the National Conversation
The Sleeves Up STL initiative is receiving tremendous attention nationwide!