Category Archives: Press Releases

SCCHD Press Release: MOBILE COVID-19 TEST SITE LOCATION IN O’FALLON ILLINOIS

[Source: Health.Co.St.Clair.IL.US] In cooperation with Southern Illinois Healthcare Foundation (SIHF), Touchette Regional Hospital, Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH), and St. Clair County, the St. Clair County Health Department is excited to announce another Mobile COVID-19 Testing site in O’Fallon Illinois, Tuesday, June 30, 2020.  More Mobile Testing will be announced in the coming weeks. […]

PPE Needs Met by COVID-19 Regional Response Team

Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) continues to be an urgent need for social service organizations across the region according to research conducted by the COVID-19 Regional Response Team (C19RRT). A survey of agencies received nearly 400 responses from St. Charles, St.Louis, Madison, and St. Clair counties and the City of St. Louis. Read the full press […]

Missouri to Receive $66 Million for Child Care Assistance, $1.5 Million for Food Banks Under Federal CARES Act

[Source: governor.mo.gov] Jefferson City — During today’s COVID-19 briefing, Governor Parson announced that Missouri will receive $66 million for child care assistance and $1.5 million for food banks under the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. Read the full Press Release at governor.mo.gov

St. Louis County Library Provides Educational Devices to Two Local School Districts

St. Louis County Library is providing 221 PBS Kids Playtime Pads to two local school districts to help families with young children keep learning during the COVID-19 pandemic. Each device comes pre-loaded with PBS content, including video clips, songs, educational games and apps. Families do not need internet access to use the Playtime Pads. The […]