Jefferson County Health Department

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2010

    West Nile Buzzes Into Missouri Early This Year

    When mosquitoes attack -- an artist's rendering.‚ÄčArm yourselves, Missourians: Mosquitoes carrying the deadly West Nile virus have been discovered in north and south St. Louis county, as well as Jefferson County. No human cases have been reported this summer, as of yet, but keep an eye out for th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2009

    Jefferson County to Jefferson Countians: Quit Smoking Fatsos

    Namesake Thomas Jefferson was never fat.‚ÄčThe Jefferson County Health Department recently released an assessment on the health of its residents. The results? Not good.   The survey found that...30.3 percent of residents are at risk for stroke due to obesity23.5 percent have high cholesterol42 ... More >>

  • News

    September 18, 2002


    Jefferson County nailed them in an adult-business raid. Like it or not, they're poster boys in a fight to fix Missouri's sex laws.

  • News

    February 6, 2002

    God's Level Playing Field

    Week of February 6, 2002

  • News

    January 30, 2002

    Yellow Snow

    Week of January 30, 2002

  • News

    January 23, 2002

    Hair-Raising Experience

    Week of January 23, 2002

  • News

    January 16, 2002

    Guarding Angel

    Week of January 16, 2002

  • News

    December 26, 2001

    Heavy-Metal Racket

    John Chamis and other residents of lead-contaminated Herculaneum are tired of getting jerked around by regulators and by Doe Run. They're demanding answers -- and results.