St. Clair County Health Department

The St. Clair County Board of Health presented Lt. Col Mel Weith, St. Clair County Sheriff’s Department, with a Special Recognition Award for his 21 years of service to the St. Clair County Health Department. (read more…)

We are currently working on our new office building (which has taken longer than expected). We’ve finally settled on a contracting company, General Contractor’s of St. Clair. Our main equipment supplier for the project has been Rental Force (we’ve saved a ton by renting equipment instead of buying it). For more information about the project, you can check out the project outline page.
St. Clair County Health Department Division of Emergency Preparedness & Response is Hosting Incident Command 300 & 400 and Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP) training in June, click here for more details

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day June 7th

News AmishMacRecall May 28, 2008 – Orval Kent Foods is voluntarily recalling approximately 23,000 pounds of Amish Macaroni Salad that may pose a health risk. Lyme Disease Awareness Month Dr. Damon T. Arnold, state public health director, is warning residents to take precautions against tick bites to prevent contracting the diseases ticks can carry. May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month. Now through June is the peak period for tick activity, since ticks become active when the temperature is 40 degrees Fahrenheit or more at ground level. Mouthwash recall Hydrox Labs Issued a Voluntary Recall of Alcohol-Free Mouthwash Nationwide Distributed by Cardinal Health Leeza Blue Water Ice recall May 2, 2008 — Cedar Crest Specialties, Inc. today announced a recall on one lot code of Lezza Blue Raspberry Water Ice in round plastic pint containers with a lot code of 2116 because it may contain undeclared milk protein. The product was distributed to retail outlets in Illinois, Wisconsin, and Minnesota Gormet Boutique Recall New York-based Gourmet Boutique voluntarily recalled more than 286,000 pounds of fresh and frozen meat and poultry products on Saturday because the items may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes Little Bay Little Bay Baking Company of Newmarket, New Hampshire is recalling all bags of CORN BREAD AND MUFFIN MIX sold before May 2, 2008 because it contains undeclared soy. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to soy run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.CORN BREAD AND MUFFIN MIX was distributed throughout the United States through retail stores and internet orders KFC Cakes Recall April 18, 2008 — KFC Corporation is voluntarily recalling its Double Chocolate Chip Cakes because they contain eggs, milk, wheat, soy ingredients and possibly traces of tree nuts, and are not individually labeled with ingredient information. The cakes are being recalled because people who have an allergy to eggs, milk, wheat, soy ingredients or tree nuts run the risk of a serious or life-threatening reaction if they consume this product. There is no health risk for consumers who are not allergic to any ingredients in the product. Smoke Free Illinois Act For more information, please call the St. Clair County Health Department, Environmental Health Division at 233-7769 Drug Resistant Staph Infections Staphylococcus aureus, often referred to as “staph,” are bacteria commonly found on the skin or in thenose of healthy people. Approximately 25 percent to 30 percent of the populations carry the bacteriawithout becoming ill.

19 Public Square, Suite 150

Belleville, IL 62220

Phone:(618) 233-7703

Fax: (618) 233-7713

Operating Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

After Hours Emergency Contact Number: (618) 338-6283