The St. Louis County Department of Health will receive $30,000 for asthma education and outreach in the Normandy School District.The grant from the Environmental Protection Agency is part of $1.2 million in funding to 32 state and local governments, tribes, and non-profit organizations for indoor air quality projects.
Washington University is hosting a conference tomorrow afternoon on public health challenges in the 21st century.
Melissa Jonson-Reid directs Wash U's Brown Center for Violence and Injury Prevention.
She says one challenge the conference will take on is the problem of violence in St. Louis, and the role local public health professionals can play in addressing it.
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