Cape Girardeau County Public Health Center

It is our vision that Cape Girardeau County will be a community where the safety and health needs of all people are identified, addressed, and resolved.

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Our Mission

We serve all community residents by offering a variety of programs and services that advance our mission—to promote good health and protect the county's public health.

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Food Inspections

Your safety comes first!

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Respiratory Viruses

A single place for the latest updates on COVID-19, Flu, and RSV.

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Welcome to the Cape Girardeau County Public Health Center!

The Cape Girardeau County Public Health Center is ready to help you realize a healthy and full life. We offer many health services to the area.

Many services are available to anyone regardless of financial status and are free of charge. Some clinics have financial guidelines and reasonable fees based on the cost of providing the service.

Please browse our site for more information on services, as well as some educational tools to help you live the healthiest life possible!

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Alcohol & Your Health

Excessive alcohol use led to more than 140,000 deaths each year in the U.S in 2015-2019, and 1 in 5 deaths among adults 20-49 years old (CDC).

One thing is abundantly clear—drinking too much can harm your health. Here are just a few ways this impacts our own back yard.