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COVID-19 Community Updates

Last updated May 29 at 2 p.m. 

banner2The City of Richmond Heights continues to monitor the rapidly-changing developments related to the COVID-19 pandemic. We will continue to follow guidance provided by the St. Louis County Department of Public Health (DPH),  Centers for Disease Control, and Prevention (CDC), and other state and federal authorities.  Check back often to review the steps we are taking in an effort to protect the well-being of the public and our employees. We’ll continue to regularly adjust these measures and update this information as necessary.  


Richmond Heights is located within St. Louis County and so we will follow the guidelines of the St. Louis County Public Health Officials. 

* Due to St. Louis County Executive Orders, please review the following changes to facilities, events, and services:

City Facilities: 
  • City Hall - Staff are here to assist you. For in-person service, please call or email us to make an appointment. Contact information can be found here.
  • RH Memorial Library - please see their website for detailed info about book check-ins and check-outs.  The Library is not open to the public, but library staff are available to help via telephone or email.
  • THE HEIGHTS - plans to reopen June 15th with new guidelines, more information soon!
  • Maplewood Family Aquatic Center - pool to open June 15th with new guidelines, more information soon! 
  • Parks - Highland Park and AB Green Park playgrounds, pavillions, tennis courts, basketball courts, and restrooms are closed.  
RH Services Limited:
  • Richmond Heights Municipal Court - is closed to the public but staff is available by telephone or email to assist you.
  • Senior/disabled shuttle service - Monday thru Thursday normal service resumed May 18
  • Notary Public at City Hall services by appointment
  • Code compliance inspections resumed May 18
  • 5/14/20 - Summer camp update suspended until July 6
RH Events Cancelled:

* June 2 Municipal Election - the April election has been postponed.  For election information, click here. 

(All County COVID-19 updates found here.)

All Re-opening Guidelines from St. Louis County DPH

Public Health Guidance from St. Louis County DPH

Testing locations

May 27, 2020 - DPH added reopening criteria for St. Louis County Public Water Recreation Facilities
May 25, 2020 - DPH issues Travel Advisory after holiday weekend. 
May 22, 2020 - Summer Camp Guidance available here. Hope to have guidance for Gyms soon.
May 21, 2020 - Child Care Program Guidance available here
May 18, 2020 - All County parks open with COVID-19 restrictions, Small Business Relief Program deadline extended to May 31st at 11:59 p.m. Apply here.
May 14, 2020 - County dedicated $2.6 million in funds to several resources. Find them here. 
May 12, 2020 - County extended Small Business Relief program deadline extended to Sunday, May 17 at 11:59 p.m. Apply here.
May 8, 2020 - County Executive Dr. Sam Page's media briefing about business openings (via YouTube).
May 6, 2020 - County Executive recommended businesses begin preparing to open.  Read more here.  
May 1, 2020: County Executive announced Small Business Relief program - read more here.
April 28, 2020: Some County parks to reopen with guidelines. Read more here. (RH parks still closed)
April 8, 2020: County Executive requested assistance from National Guard for supporting staff and transferring supplies. 
April 4, 2020: CDC and DPH recommend public wear cloth masks if they must leave home. 
April 2, 2020: All County parks to close at 8 p.m. until further notice. 
March 27, 2020: CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security) Act signed into law meant to address the economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic in the U.S.
March 23, 2020: St. Louis County ordered Shelter in Place for residents to help slow the spread of COVID-19.

(All Missouri COVID-19 updates found here.) 

May 29, 2020 - Governor Parson extends Phase One through June 15. Read the full press release here.  
Monday, April 27 - Governor Parson announced the first phase of the Show Me Strong Recovery Plan set to begin on May 4th, 2020. 
April 3, 2020 - Governor Parson issued a Stay at Home order for the state. You can read it 
here. Governor extends order to May 3, 2020 - read here. Read further guidance and FAQs here. 

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 Social Distancing, Quarantine, and Isolation 
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Physical Distance

RH Physical Distancing

Probability of Contagion

Probability of Contagion
Tips for Physical Distancing in

Tips for Physical Distancing in Parks 

Resources St. Louis County Dept of Public Health (St. Louis Co DPH Facebook Page)
Center for Disease Control (CDC)
World Health Organization (WHO) 

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