Dolores Gunn http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Stenger Demands Earls' Resignation Over Health Department Scheme http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/stenger-demands-earls-resignation-over-health-department-scheme <p>St. Louis County Councilman Steve Stenger wants the county’s second-in-command to resign.&nbsp;</p><p>Stenger, D-Affton, said on Tuesday that Chief Operating Officer Garry Earls <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-louis-county-health-department-director-answers-questions-about-possible-misuse-funds">should be held accountable for, among other things, fraud in the county’s health department.</a></p> Wed, 15 Jan 2014 04:12:30 +0000 Jason Rosenbaum 33021 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Stenger Demands Earls' Resignation Over Health Department Scheme Wellston boy is St. Louis County's first case of West Nile http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/wellston-boy-st-louis-countys-first-case-west-nile <p>Despite cooler weather over the past several days, it&#39;s still mosquito season, and that means there&#39;s the potential for <a href="http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dvbid/westnile/Mapsactivity/surv&amp;control11MapsAnybyState.htm">West Nile Virus cases</a>.</p><p>The St. Louis County Department of Health has reported its first suspected human case. A 12-year-old boy from Wellston was briefly hospitalized with West Nile symptoms, though the department says he has returned to normal activities.</p><p>The county says there was one human case last year.</p> Thu, 08 Sep 2011 13:59:37 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 2010 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Wellston boy is St. Louis County's first case of West Nile