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 – August 2021

Message from the CEO – August 2021

On July 22, 2021, victory was claimed for 275,000 Missourians when the Missouri Supreme Court unanimously voted that Medicaid expansion was constitutional. This is truly a historic moment to validate the action voters took to pass Medicaid expansion in August 2020, and moves our region closer to addressing health equity. Thank you to everyone who…

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COVID-19 Worsens Opioid Burden in STL

COVID-19 Worsens Opioid Burden in STL

COVID-19 has not only worsened existing problems in the United States such as unemployment, poverty, evictions, and societal stress, but has also led to intense social isolation, disrupted drug supplies, and reduced access to support services for many people across the state and country. As a result, the global pandemic has exacerbated the opioid crisis…

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St. Louis Integrated Health Network Releases Statement in Support of Public Health Efforts to Reduce Impact of COVID-19

St. Louis Integrated Health Network Releases Statement in Support of Public Health Efforts to Reduce Impact of COVID-19

ST. LOUIS, August 3, 2021 – RHC community partner, the St. Louis Integrated Health Network (IHN), provided an editorial to the St. Louis American this week voicing support for the medical and lay professionals that have cared for our communities’ health and wellbeing throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. The RHC supports this message.

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