Tag: Dr. Faisal Khan

STL County Council debate animal control legislation that would raise the requirements for director position

On Tuesday the St. Louis County Council questioned a piece of legislation that would require the director of the animal division to be a licensed veterinarian.  The bill sponsored by Councilwoman Hazel Erby stems from constituents voicing their concerns about the conditions of the county’s animal shelters and the qualifications and conduct of the current manager, Beth Vesco-Mock.  Erby and others also voiced their concerns about Vesco-Mock, stating that she is not a licensed veterinarian.  […]

Mizzou may provide data research for STL County’s drug monitoring program

County Executive Steve Stenger on Tuesday is recommending that the St. Louis County Council introduce a bill that would allow the county to enter into a contract with the University of Missouri to carry out grant activities related to the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP). The legislation which Stenger is recommending comes from Dr. Faisal Khan, the director of the St. Louis County Department of Health, which would allow the county to enter into a […]

St. Louis County Department of Health offering free testing for National Black HIV/AIDS awareness day

ST. LOUIS — The St. Louis County Department of Health is offering free testing events for National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day is observed annually on Feb. 7 to increase education, testing, community involvement and treatment among black communities. The annual event is also observed to give people an opportunity to reflect on the impact that HIV and AIDS have had on people and nations throughout the world. In addition, it serves […]

RELEASE: Links 2 Health mobile screening unit program introduced

Bi-State Development and the St. Louis County Department of Public Health today unveiled Links 2 Health, a new mobile health screening program that will enhance access to much-needed health care services for residents of North St. Louis County. The Links 2 Health mobile screening vehicle was displayed at the Wellston Transit Center during a special ceremony on December 1. The 18-month pilot program will provide adults 18 years of age and older with health screenings, […]