Data Visualization Hackathon

Data Visualization Hackathon

In partnership with the St. Louis Regional Health Commission (RHC), Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated (RGA) has successfully completed their second annual Data Visualization Hackathon event.

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Monoclonal Antibody Therapy to Treat COVID-19

Monoclonal Antibody Therapy to Treat COVID-19

If you have recently tested positive for COVID-19, you may be eligible for a free treatment called monoclonal antibody (mAb) therapy. The therapy, which has been approved for Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) by the FDA, is meant to be used ​​for the treatment of mild-to-moderate COVID-19 to prevent hospitalization and complications from the virus. During…

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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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VaccinateSTL launches interactive vaccine finder!

VaccinateSTL launches interactive vaccine finder!

VaccinateSTL launches new vaccination finder! This interactive map allows users to click on providers’ vaccination events and expand details about vaccination events and treatment locations across the St. Louis region. The map includes details about COVID-19 vaccination locations, flu vaccination locations, Monoclonal Antibody Treatment centers, and COVID-19 testing locations. Users can also narrow their search…

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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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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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