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Missouri State Department of Health and Senior Services


Contact Information

Director
920 Wildwood
P.O. Box 570
Jefferson City, MO 65102

1-800-235-5503 (Voice - Toll-free), Missouri Seniors’ Legal Helpline
1-800-392-0210 (Voice - Toll-free), Elder Abuse and Neglect Hotline
1-800-392-0272 (Voice - Toll-free), Emergency/Disease Reporting (24/7)
1-800-784-8669 (Voice - Toll-free), Missouri Tobacco Quitline
573-751-6400 (Voice),
573-751-6041 (FAX),

Internet Resources


Abstract

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services plans, coordinates, and delivers a variety of public health services to Missourians. These services, many of which are delivered by agencies or organizations funded by the Department, include maternal and, child health care, and services for children with special health care needs; dental health care services; immunization programs; sexually transmitted disease control programs; tuberculosis control programs; community sanitation and radiological health programs; support for emergency medical services and training for personnel; epidemiology and disease surveillance; community health nursing and home health care programs; laboratory services; licensing of hospitals; licensing of health care and day care facilities; chronic disease prevention programs; and nutrition education.

Publications

The Department publishes a number of pamphlets/brochures on health topics, and on services offered by the Department. The Department has transitioned to making materials available through the Web site. Brochures/pamphlets may be ordered through the Department's Warehouse at: http://www.dhss.mo.gov/warehouse/e-literature.html

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Notes

KEEP: Do not inactivate per NHIC Call Center 10.27.11. updated phone numbers - DK

Audit

Date Entered: 7/1/1998
Date Edited: 3/19/2013
Date Revised: 6/19/2006 12:48:53 PM
Health Referral Number: HR0998
Accession Number: DP91A0173

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