Affinia Healthcare, Prepare STL and Schnucks perform free COVID-19 tests Saturday

Affinia Healthcare, Prepare STL and Schnucks perform free COVID-19 tests Saturday

ST. LOUIS, August 8, 2020 – Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Prepare STL and Affinia Healthcare have partnered to perform free COVID- 19 tests and hand out thousands of PPE. Saturday was no different as the group made a stop in the parking lot of a Schnucks in north St. Louis. Health officials say they have a responsibility to ensure the safety of residents. Affina Healthcare, Prepare STL,…

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Exercise your power, vote safe

Exercise your power, vote safe

Never forget: you are the government. You have power and opportunity to make change, and one of the most important tools you hold is your vote. As John Lewis poignantly stated: “The right to vote is precious and almost sacred, and one of the most important blessings of our democracy. Today we must be vigilant…

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YES ON 2: Gateway to Better Health data demonstrates need for Medicaid expansion in Missouri

YES ON 2: Gateway to Better Health data demonstrates need for Medicaid expansion in Missouri

Gateway to Better Health (GBH) is a lifeline. With GBH, uninsured individuals who struggle to afford medical care, gain access to quality health care services. Over the last eight years, GBH has covered 288,500 primary care and dental visits, 1.3 million medications, and 316,800 diagnostic tests and other procedures.  The program has provided 63,779 otherwise…

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Medicaid expansion round table featuring Dr. Heidi Miller

Medicaid expansion round table featuring Dr. Heidi Miller

Our Medical Director, Dr. Heidi Miller, recently joined Robin Rudowitz of KFF and Jessica Rhoades out of Governor Steve Bullock‘s office on a discussion about Medicaid expansion. Check out this round table discussion hosted by the Boone County Medical Society and vote #YesOn2 on August 4! Check out the discussion here.

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Regional Health Commission awarded $1M for COVID-19 outreach

Regional Health Commission awarded $1M for COVID-19 outreach

ST. LOUIS, June 19, 2020 – The St. Louis Regional Health Commission (RHC) has been awarded a $1 million grant from  Missouri Foundation for Health for the second phase of the PrepareSTL campaign. In its first phase, Prepare STL provided information and resources to people disproportionately impacted by COVID-19 – low-to-moderate income African Americans and people of…

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Through the leadership of black women, PrepareSTL receives $1 million grant: Funding will support continued public health outreach and engagement efforts

Through the leadership of black women, PrepareSTL receives $1 million grant: Funding will support continued public health outreach and engagement efforts

ST. LOUIS, June 17, 2020 — The St. Louis Regional Health Commission (RHC) has been awarded a $1 million grant from  Missouri Foundation for Health for the second phase of the PrepareSTL campaign. Launched in April 2020 in partnership with the City of St. Louis Department of Health, the St. Louis County Department of Public…

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