Michele Munz is a health reporter for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
The city’s new health director, Dr. Mati Hlatshwayo Davis, says the focus will be on overcoming distrust and protecting kids.
The scramble to secure timely appointments forces patients to travel hundreds of miles. It’s a sign of things to come, providers warn.
More kids like Adrian James, who turns 3 next month, are ending up in the hospital with COVID-19 as cases in children under the age of 18 surge.
The pandemic has sent a nursing shortage that has been building over the past 10 years into dire straits, nurses and hospital administrators say.
St. Louis County Executive Sam Page said the gift cards will complement other efforts to boost vaccination rates and overcome vaccine hesitancy.
The victim was identified Monday as Robert Smith, 35, of the 10300 block of Royal Drive.
A 33-year-old man was shot in the leg and critically injured during an argument around 8:45 p.m. Saturday.
Makisha Gurlly, 23, was charged Saturday with murder and armed robbery. Gurlly is accused of taking a woman's wallet and shooting her in the head.
The new director of Missouri’s health department says state legislation limiting orders by local health officials undermines trust in the publ…
A child died of COVID-19 last week in the St. Louis area, according to officials with the St. Louis Metropolitan Pandemic Task Force.