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Jason Purnell to join BJC Healthcare as VP of Community Health Improvement

[Source: St. Louis American] Jason Purnell will join BJC Healthcare as vice president of community health improvement. In this newly created role, Purnell will be responsible for the development, implementation, and evaluation of BJC’s community health programs, ensuring they are responsive to community needs. This role will help accelerate BJC’s focus on eliminating health disparities […]

COVID-19 Regional Response Fund Allocates $625,000 to Coordinated Outreach Effort Targeting Isolated Older Adults and People with Disabilities

[Source:] ST. LOUIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–With grants totaling $625,000 from the COVID-19 Regional Response Fund, the COVID-19 Regional Response Team (C19RRT) brought together a network of 14 nonprofits to provide needed services to older adults and people with disabilities who find themselves isolated during the pandemic, officials with the C19RRT and the St. Louis Community Foundation […]

We know how to prevent homelessness due to COVID-19

[Source: St. Louis American] St. Louis needs to coordinate a fair and efficient way to keep families housed during the post-pandemic economic fallout. Fortunately, we know what to do – a robust homelessness prevention system stabilized thousands of St. Louis families during the Great Recession. We must quickly move to establish clear processes for distributing […]