Medicaid Expansion Helpline Launches for St. Louis City and County Residents

Medicaid Expansion Helpline Launches for St. Louis City and County Residents

More Missourians can now get Medicaid! If you have questions about Medicaid expansion, whether or not you qualify, or need help applying, there is help available! Legal Services of Eastern Missouri (LSEM), the St. Louis Regional Health Commission (RHC), and St. Louis University’s Center for Health Law Studies, have developed a Medicaid Expansion Helpline to…

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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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RHC Supports Public Health Leadership

RHC Supports Public Health Leadership

As new variants of COVID-19 enter our region bringing cases and deaths back to the record levels from 2020, the St. Louis Regional Health Commission (RHC) joins the St. Louis Integrated Health Network (IHN) and others, to voice our support of public health officials, and all of the medical and lay professionals who work tirelessly…

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Message from the CEO – April 2021

Move From Comfort to Courage At one of our most recent patient advisory board meetings, the agenda included an update on Medicaid expansion. One of the representatives said, and I quote, “Yes, we need to talk about that. I’m mad.” Those words resonated with the other members of the board, as well as those of…

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RHC Advocates Immediate Action to Ensure Equitable Distribution of COVID-19 Vaccines in the St. Louis Region

RHC Advocates Immediate Action to Ensure Equitable Distribution of COVID-19 Vaccines in the St. Louis Region

As COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) vaccine distribution ramps up, the St. Louis Regional Health Commission (RHC) advocates for the State of Missouri to take immediate action to respond to vaccine deserts and ensure equitable access to COVID-19 vaccinations in the St. Louis region. The following recommendations uplift prioritized actions for equitable pandemic mitigation efforts.

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