New “Care Trak” program introduced in St. Charles County

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(KTVI) - The St. Charles County Sheriff's Department is using technology to help keep up with people who may get lost.

Deputy Steve Case explain the new program "Care Trak" and it's used to track people with Alzheimer's, Dementia and special needs kids primarily with autism.

A one-time fee of $250 submitted with the application covers the cost of the program, wrist transmitter, and wrist transmitter battery check device.

To qualify for the program, an individual must be a resident of St. Charles County; have a medical diagnosis that has or may cause wandering; a 24-hour caregiver; and no access to a vehicle if able to drive.

For more information, contact the Department of Community Health and the Environment at (636) 949-7400 or email

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