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Gateway to Better Health receives five-year extension

“’If we wouldn’t have gotten CHIPS renewed, Gateway renewed, and the community health center funding, we would have seen a significant reduction in access,’ Fruend said. ‘We would have seen significant job loss, and we would have seen site closures.’” Check out Thursday’s issue of the St. Louis American to learn more about the extension of the Gateway to Better Health program and the healthcare safety net in St. Louis.

In Ferguson, a Picture of Health Disparities | US News

“’In some of our communities where there is a high level of stress we know our population is going to be sicker,’ says Robert Fruend, chief executive of the St. Louis Regional Health Commission. ‘Until we address that, we are never going to close the disparities.’” To read this article highlighting our initiative, Alive and Well STL, click here.