MO.gov News Feed: Department of Health & Senior Services /news-rss?filter=health_and_senior_services MO.gov News Feed: Department of Health & Senior Services Sun, 26 Jun 2022 21:06:48 +0000 en-us Children age 6 months and up now eligible for COVID-19 vaccination in Missouri http://health.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/a42a482b-64d6-4943-a0b9-8a835553d755 http://health.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/a42a482b-64d6-4943-a0b9-8a835553d755 Mon, 20 Jun 2022 19:00:00 +0000 City, State public health officials confirm first probable case of monkeypox virus in Missouri http://health.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/2e7e061d-6f80-4e84-a278-cfb9ce6f23c1 http://health.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/2e7e061d-6f80-4e84-a278-cfb9ce6f23c1 Fri, 17 Jun 2022 19:00:00 +0000 Heat and humidity can be a dangerous combination http://health.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/41b7db0d-89d8-4cc1-81fe-20e82c62a183 http://health.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/41b7db0d-89d8-4cc1-81fe-20e82c62a183 Mon, 13 Jun 2022 19:00:00 +0000 In 2021, 18 Missourians died due to heat-related illnesses Online map and text number will help families locate local summer food programs http://health.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/c42a4d69-7e6d-4c2f-88fe-f04373448de2 http://health.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/c42a4d69-7e6d-4c2f-88fe-f04373448de2 Tue, 31 May 2022 19:00:00 +0000 State of Missouri employee selected for national minority leadership program http://health.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/e0519ced-3e2c-4c36-91af-3d6cd9517800 http://health.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/e0519ced-3e2c-4c36-91af-3d6cd9517800 Mon, 30 May 2022 19:00:00 +0000 Missouri health leaders announce plan to eliminate hepatitis C among residents http://health.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/b1d688b0-e472-4f72-81da-185bc4ed7707 http://health.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/b1d688b0-e472-4f72-81da-185bc4ed7707 Wed, 18 May 2022 19:00:00 +0000 $5 million from state’s medical marijuana program transferred to veterans fund http://health.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/bb2c6b46-50e9-416e-926d-990154ca8db5 http://health.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/bb2c6b46-50e9-416e-926d-990154ca8db5 Tue, 17 May 2022 19:00:00 +0000 Missouri launches dashboard displaying opioid overdose related data http://health.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/8a7cef2f-64e2-46a1-ba51-c6a4194762ef http://health.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/8a7cef2f-64e2-46a1-ba51-c6a4194762ef Mon, 16 May 2022 19:00:00 +0000 Record high number of fatal overdoses recorded, according to most recent data available Missouri health officials and pediatricians ask parents to use caution as nationwide infant formula shortages continue http://health.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/9fbc11b7-9f90-42c3-8c6d-b41e275e5818 http://health.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/9fbc11b7-9f90-42c3-8c6d-b41e275e5818 Mon, 09 May 2022 19:00:00 +0000 U.S. Representative Sam Graves honored for his support of rural hospitals http://health.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/7bd3f6c5-f24a-4890-a55f-cf6181ebd1ca http://health.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/7bd3f6c5-f24a-4890-a55f-cf6181ebd1ca Tue, 03 May 2022 19:00:00 +0000 Catching up on routine childhood and adolescent immunizations http://health.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/0de4284d-48d9-44c6-843e-c2f9123c85a2 http://health.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/0de4284d-48d9-44c6-843e-c2f9123c85a2 Tue, 26 Apr 2022 19:00:00 +0000 Families of organ donors honored with annual recognition event http://health.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/8087ee5c-52fe-424a-9565-80e63e050aa0 http://health.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/8087ee5c-52fe-424a-9565-80e63e050aa0 Mon, 11 Apr 2022 19:00:00 +0000 DHSS celebrates public health leaders http://health.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/2c9ee91a-2526-435a-9e8f-d4addcd04ce3 http://health.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/2c9ee91a-2526-435a-9e8f-d4addcd04ce3 Sun, 03 Apr 2022 19:00:00 +0000 Public health professionals impact health and wellness throughout Missouri DHSS’s Nickelson joins Association of State and Territorial Health Officials Board of Directors http://health.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/6d142709-0df9-468a-8ead-4016ea5ab7c0 http://health.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/6d142709-0df9-468a-8ead-4016ea5ab7c0 Mon, 28 Mar 2022 19:00:00 +0000 Temporary benefit increase extended through September for Missouri WIC participants http://health.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/99c6d90f-707a-4d7e-bd7c-5c3d867d09b3 http://health.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/99c6d90f-707a-4d7e-bd7c-5c3d867d09b3 Sun, 20 Mar 2022 19:00:00 +0000