HJR 117 Undermines Will of Missouri Voters

HJR 117 Undermines Will of Missouri Voters

ST. LOUIS, February 24, 2022 — Missourians deserve to receive the coverage they voted for in August 2020. House Joint Resolution (HJR) 117 would undermine the will of the voters, threaten Missourians already receiving care with a risk of losing coverage, and jeopardize our opportunity to experience the economic growth and expansion numerous other states…

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RHC CEO and St. Louis Director of Health express concern over COVID-19 response

St. Louis Public Radio quoted information shared by RHC CEO Angela Brown and Commissioner Dr. Mati Hlatshwayo Davis this week during a Washington University virtual panel they helped lead focused on COVID-19 and racial equity. “These communities didn’t even have equal access to masks, and when they did have access, they were priced out of…

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PrepareSTL Shares Lessons Learned During COVID-19

PrepareSTL Shares Lessons Learned During COVID-19

COVID-19 has disproportionately impacted people of color, and they are “suffering and dying from COVID-19 at greater rates than the general population.”1 Underserved communities continue to be ignored by population-level health interventions, worsening health disparities. In an effort to reach communities of color in St. Louis, PrepareSTL, a “collaborative, community-led campaign” aims to assist these…

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Mayor Tishaura O. Jones, Health and Education Leaders, Urge Families to Vaccinate Children 5 – 11 Against COVID-19, Keep Schools Open and Safe

Mayor Tishaura O. Jones, Health and Education Leaders, Urge Families to Vaccinate Children 5 – 11 Against COVID-19, Keep Schools Open and Safe

Following the approval of the Pfizer vaccine for children ages 5-11 by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, and Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Mayor Tishaura O. Jones, City of Saint Louis Department of Health Director Dr. Mati Hlatshwayo Davis, and St. Louis Public Schools (SLPS) Superintendent…

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Community health centers deserve our gratitude

Community health centers deserve our gratitude

ST. LOUIS, August 31, 2021 – For the past year and a half, community health centers have stepped up in the face of fear and devastation to protect the health of our region. St. Louis Regional Health Commission CEO, Angela F. Brown, provided a guest column to The St. Louis American this week, celebrating the work of…

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St. Louis Integrated Health Network Releases Statement in Support of Public Health Efforts to Reduce Impact of COVID-19

St. Louis Integrated Health Network Releases Statement in Support of Public Health Efforts to Reduce Impact of COVID-19

ST. LOUIS, August 3, 2021 – RHC community partner, the St. Louis Integrated Health Network (IHN), provided an editorial to the St. Louis American this week voicing support for the medical and lay professionals that have cared for our communities’ health and wellbeing throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. The RHC supports this message.

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