To tackle slowdown in vaccine demand, providers work to break down barriers to access

This story originally appeared in the Missouri Independent. Read the full story online: Missouri Independent Website By Tessa Weinberg| Allison Kite -April 23, 2021 When KC Care Health Center ramped up its COVID-19 vaccine rollout earlier this year, staff couldn’t keep up with demand. Doses went into patients’ arms as soon as they came in.  So when Missouri made…

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COVID-19 vaccine Q&A to be held Wednesday night for refugee community members

This story originally appeared on KOMU. View the story online: KOMU COLUMBIA – A Zoom discussion will be held Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. for members of the refugee community, to ask questions regarding the COVID-19 vaccine.  The event is sponsored by Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri, Columbia/Boone County Public Health and Human Services,…

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Catholic Charities serves the community in several ways

This story originally appeared in the Jefferson City Buz. Read the full story online: Jefferson City Buz Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri is working hard to make sure their community is cared for. Through food delivery, and even assistance in immigration, the organization is ready to offer any help to those in need.…

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Biden retracts refugee policy, which affects mid-Missourians

This story originally appeared on KOMU. You can view the full story on their website: KOMU COLUMBIA – President Joe Biden walked-back a promise to increase the cap on the number of refugees that will be allowed into the United States this year. The announcement is crushing for families in mid-Missouri who have family members…

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Missouri Bishops issue statement on Medicaid Expansion

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Download a copy of the full statement here: Bishops’ Statement on Medicaid Expansion Statement of the Missouri Catholic Conference on Current Legislative Considerations of Medicaid Expansion In the fall of 2019, we expressed our support for the Medicaid expansion ballot initiative, stating “we offer our support for this effort because of the unmet healthcare needs…

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