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State of Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services

Online Map Helps Families Locate Summer Food Programs

Free meals will be served to low-income children at hundreds of locations in Missouri. The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services offers an online map that can help low-income families in Missouri find out where their children can receive free meals this summer.


Missouri Summer Weather Safety Week

Missouri Summer Weather Safety Week Calls Attention to Dangers of Excessive Heat


JEFFERSON CITY - The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, the State Emergency Management Agency and the National Weather Service are promoting Missouri Summer Safety Week (June 21-27) to highlight the risks and dangers associated with excessive heat. Missourians can find a public cooling center near them by visiting Through the online cooling center directory at, users can simply enter a ZIP code, city or county to find a cooling center nearby.


Missouri Attorney General Office - Doing It's Job!

Governmental Office Doing it"s Job for the People of Missouri ...

AG Koster Warns Consumers of “Storm-Chasers” Following Flooding

Jefferson City, Mo. -- Attorney General Chris Koster today warned consumers to be alert for possible "storm-chasers" following the heavy rains and flooding across Missouri. Koster said that his office will pursue action against anyone who takes advantage of Missouri consumers in the aftermath of storms.


2014 Show-Me State Games Torch Run


The Show-Me State Games Announces Dates & Cities for the 2014 Torch Run.   


State Seeks Summer Help to Serve Meals to Children

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services is looking for organizations throughout the state to help feed thousands of children who might otherwise go without meals during the summer months when school is not in session.


Missouri Focus on Infant Mortality Rate

As part of a continued commitment to giving Missouri’s children a healthy start in life, the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services has set the goal of reducing the premature birth rate in Missouri by 8 percent by the year 2014. 

Missouri Notified of 12 Cases of Salmonella

The Federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has reported that twelve confirmed cases of Salmonella Typhimurium in Missouri match the strain associated with the multi-state Salmonella outbreak. The CDC also reports that cantaloupe grown in southwestern Indiana is the likely source of this outbreak.


Missouri Seeks Older Worker of the Year


Department of Health and Senior Services Now Accepting Nominations

DHSS Update on E. Coli Outbreak in St. Louis Region


The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) has been leading a team of local, federal, and state public health experts in investigating the cause of the E. coli outbreak that has hit the St. Louis region. 

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