Thursday, February 14, 2013
Also, 54th Street has a follow-up inspection scheduled for later this month.
Our restaurant inspections check out local eateries in Florissant and surrounding areas, including Creve Coeur, Maryland Heights and Hazelwood. Each week, Florissant Patch publishes information from the local restaurant inspections of St. Louis County Department of Health as well as their grade. Here are the latest restaurant inspections for the past 90 days: 54th Street Bar and Grill Address: 2895 N. Highway 67, Florissant Date of Inspection: Feb. 11 Type of Inspection: Routine Risk Factor: 3 Grade: 94-A Comments: Hepatitis A records not complete; sanitizer in buckets is too weak and sanitizer from dispenser is too strong; utensils in dish room have debris build up; surface of soda machine has debris build up. *Follow-up inspection …
Tuesday, July 3, 2012
Learn what to do to prevent contracting the disease.
Mosquitoes carrying West Nile Virus have been found in communities all across St. Louis County, although no human cases have been reported. (Make sure you stay up to date on summer illnesses and other information in Florissant by subscribing to the newsletter.) The St. Louis County Department of Health reported positive results in unincorporated North County, Bel-Ridge, Normandy, Olivette, Jennings and unincorporated Lemay. The announcement comes less that three weeks after a confirmed batch of mosquitoes containing the West Nile Virus was discovered in Godfrey, IL. Almost a year to the date, St. Louis County Department of Health confirmed mosquitoes had tested positive for West Nile Virus in St. Louis County. At that time, the health …
Thursday, June 28, 2012
The St. Louis County Health Department issued some tips in reaching high temperatures.
Updated at 10:15 a.m. With temperatures reaching dangerous levels this week, it’s important for Florissant, St. Louis area residents to be mindful of taking care of yourselves and others around you. Dr. Dolores J. Gunn, director of the St. Louis County Health Department, gave some tips to remember during the dangerous heat in a press release, including: In Florissant, the St. Louis County Library, Florissant Valley and Jamestown Bluffs branches will serve as cooling designations, according to the United Way’s 211 website. Thursday morning, the City of Florissant announced that the James J. Eagan and John F. Kennedy centers will serve as cooling stations during their regular business hours. The National Weather Service issued a heat …
Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Also, Halls Ferry Elementary fares well in its follow-up inspection.
We’re changing up our restaurant inspections a tad bit. We've expanded our inspections to surrounding areas, including Creve Coeur, Maryland Heights and Hazelwood. Each week, Florissant Patch publishes information from the local restaurant inspections of St. Louis County Department of Health as well as their grade. Here are the latest restaurant inspections for the past 90 days: Papa John’s Pizza Address: 12735 New Halls Ferry Rd., Florissant Date of Inspection: June 5 Type of Inspection: Routine Risk Factor: 2 Grade: 97-A Comments: Thermometer in cooler reads incorrectly; caulking at all sinks needs to be fixed; heavy dust buildup noticed on oven fan vents and hood filters; mop not stored properly. Halls Ferry Elementary School Address…
Thursday, December 22, 2011
St. Louis County Health Department releases its 2011 Community Needs Assessment with a regional breakdown.
Thursday, October 27, 2011
The St. Louis County Health Department is investigating an E. coli outbreak; 14 cases of the bacteria were reported this week.
The St. Louis County Department of Health is investigating an E. coli outbreak. Fourteen cases of the bacteria were reported this week. Health officials made that announcement in a news release. They said the cases are spread out from Florissant to South County, but did not give more specific information on where the cases were reported. The health department is investigating the source of the outbreak, but no source has been identified at this time, the release stated. More information is expected Thursday. “E. coli is a very serious disease that can be life threatening,” stated Dr. Dolores J. Gunn, director of the health department, in the release. “Parents should be particularly vigilant if their children have bloody diarrhea." The …
Wednesday, July 13, 2011
"Florissant Patch" prepares to kick off its weekly roundup of restaurant inspections performed in the area.
When you’re cooking in your own kitchen, you clean it, wash your fruits and veggies and closely monitor how thoroughly cooked your food is. Can you say you know the same about your Florissant restaurants? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one in six people get sick from eating contaminated food annually. Furthermore, the CDC reports that the norovirus and salmonella are the most common pathogens that lead to disease with 58 percent and 11 percent, respectively, resulting in illness. Starting next week, Florissant Patch will feature a roundup of inspections on commercial kitchens and restaurants in the area. We’ll inform you of the grade, the concerns and the follow-up inspections. To make sure readers are able…