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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‘UniverCities Exchange’ highlights health disparities in St. Louis and Kansas City

‘UniverCities Exchange’ highlights health disparities in St. Louis and Kansas City

The University of Missouri–St. Louis and the University of Missouri–Kansas City joined forces to examine “Health Disparities in the Time of COVID-19” at the inaugural event of the virtual “UniverCities Exchange” series on Wednesday, October 14. Riisa Rawlins-Easley, RHC Chief of Staff, joined the esteemed panel. The UniverCities Exchange is a collaboration between the two universities that explores significant…

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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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Public Notice to Amend Missouri’s Gateway to Better Health Section 1115 Demonstration Project to Add a Physical Function Improvement Benefit

Public Notice to Amend Missouri’s Gateway to Better Health Section 1115 Demonstration Project to Add a Physical Function Improvement Benefit

ST. LOUIS, September 30, 2019 – The State of Missouri, Department of Social Services (DSS), hereby notifies the public of its intent to amend the Gateway to Better Health Demonstration to add a physical function improvement benefit. A copy of the full amendment request under consideration may be found at http://dss.mo.gov/mhd/. We are providing this notice…

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