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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Brown joins The Pulse of St. Louis to discuss PrepareSTL

Brown joins The Pulse of St. Louis to discuss PrepareSTL

ST. LOUIS, July 14, 2020 – Angela Fleming Brown, CEO of the St. Louis Regional Health Commission, joined Shirley Washington on The Pulse of St. Louis to share more about the work of Prepare St.Louis to date and what’s to come in the campaign’s next phase. Photo: KPLR 11

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Any City of St. Louis resident can now get a free COVID-19 test

Any City of St. Louis resident can now get a free COVID-19 test

ST. LOUIS, July 2, 2020 – Any resident of the City of St. Louis may now get a free test for COVID-19. Up until now due to limited supplies, COVID-19 testing in the city has been restricted to those persons showing symptoms. Through a partnership with the St. Louis Regional Health Commission, free tests are…

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