About Us

St. Francois County Health Center is dedicated to improving the public health of our community by promoting and protecting the health and welfare of our residents.

Our unique combination of services allows us to make a distinctive and substantial impact on the citizens of the communities within  St. Francois County, Missouri.

We are dedicated to serving the residents of St. Francois County. Learn more about how we can serve you and your family.

Mission Statement

Our mission at St. Francois County Health Center is to promote and protect the health and welfare of the public. We are dedicated to serving the residents in St. Francois through health services, education, and regulation.

Vision Statement

Our vision is to enhance the public health of our community. We aim to do this every day through our nursing services, health education, and environmental health services. When we address health in every aspect of life, we can collectively improve the health of our community.

Value Statement

Dependable, efficient, quality services to all citizens and visitors of St. Francois County Health Center.

Our Board

Our Board members are elected by the citizens of St.Francois County for a four (4) year term. Our Board members do not receive any compensation for their services. Candidates for the Board of Trustees must be a citizen of the United States, a resident of the State of Missouri one year preceding their election, a resident taxpayer of St. Francois County and be at least 21 years of age.

The Board of Trustees is responsible for developing public health policy, 
making rules and regulations for their own guidance and for the governing of the St. Francois County Health Department. 
The Trustees determine the rate of the tax levy, not to exceed 
the level established by the voters of 0.10, annually.

The Board meets at the St. Francois County Health Center on 
the fourth Thursday of each month at 4:00 PM.

Title Name Term Expiration
Chairperson John Poston 04/2021
Secretary Joni Bannister 04/2021
Treasurer Dr. Victoria Damba 04/2021
Member Jason King 04/2024
MemberTara Wadlow 04/2024

You may contact any of our Board members by sending an email to theboard@sfchc.org 
You may leave a telephone message for our Board members with our receptionist. 
Please call: 573-431-1947