Open Letter: St. Louis business community supports Medicaid expansion

Open Letter: St. Louis business community supports Medicaid expansion

The St. Louis Regional Health Commission has joined forces with business leaders across the region to encourage legislators to fully implement Medicaid expansion in Missouri in Fiscal Year 2022. Read the full editorial from Greater St. Louis, Inc. and see the full list of supporters on The Missouri Times. Photo: Missouri Times

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Medicaid Expansion Funding Talking Points

Medicaid Expansion Funding Talking Points

Urgent advocacy is needed on Medicaid expansion funding! Now that the budget bills are in the Missouri Senate, it is critical that Senators hear from their constituents in support of adding Medicaid Expansion funding back into House Bills 10 and 11 (the normal appropriations bills). 

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ANGELA FLEMING BROWN: THE CHOICE IS YOURS

ANGELA FLEMING BROWN: THE CHOICE IS YOURS

In the April 6, 2021 edition of the Deaconess Foundation newsletter, Angela Fleming Brown, CEO of the St. Louis Regional Health Commission (RHC), addresses inequity in the health care system, provides a list of considerations that may factor into an individual’s decision to get vaccinated or not, and a link to resources that can help…

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Make Your Voice Heard: How to Submit Written Testimony

Make Your Voice Heard: How to Submit Written Testimony

While testifying (giving your opinion on a bill) in-person right now might not feel safe because of COVID-19, you or your organization can still submit written testimony on a bill. Below we outline basic information about how to do just that. Submitting written testimony is easier than you might think!

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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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