Dec. 23, 2022
Study shows booster vaccinations against COVID-19 lower infections, hospitalizations and deaths in nursing homes

Dec. 21, 2022
Stay safe and healthy in extreme cold

Dec. 20, 2022
DHSS publishes second round of draft rules for adult-use cannabis program

Dec. 08, 2022
Missouri launches interactive dashboard displaying pregnancy-associated deaths

Dec. 08, 2022
Missouri’s adult-use marijuana law takes effect

Nov. 15, 2022
Missouri experiences increase in respiratory viruses

Nov. 10, 2022
DHSS publishes draft rules for Missouri’s adult use cannabis program

Oct. 20, 2022
Missouri’s new action plan for cancer control and prevention released

Oct. 17, 2022
Flu and COVID-19 shots encouraged as flu season begins

Oct. 04, 2022
Missouri WIC works to improve health of 80,000 Missourians each month

Sep. 30, 2022
Missouri’s leading health official appointed to two national policy committees

Sep. 29, 2022
Temporary benefit increase extended for Missouri WIC participants

Sep. 15, 2022
$13 million from state’s medical marijuana program transferred to Missouri Veterans Commission

Sep. 09, 2022
Missouri team named a Healthy People 2030 Champion

Sep. 08, 2022
Sensory inclusive pop-up vaccination events for people with developmental disabilities

Sep. 02, 2022
New COVID-19 boosters targeting currently circulating strains becoming available in Missouri

Sep. 01, 2022
$10 million in ARPA funding for Missouri residential care and assisted living facilities

Sep. 01, 2022
Missouri DHSS launches new department brand

Aug. 22, 2022
Missouri Senior Resource Line connects callers with local health and safety resources

Aug. 19, 2022
Joplin’s Michelle Yarnall receives national recognition for contributions to immunization efforts

Aug. 18, 2022
Missouri names new state dental director

Aug. 16, 2022
Missouri’s medical marijuana program publishes third annual report

Aug. 11, 2022
Final Bridgeton health consultation report published

Aug. 04, 2022
USDA recognizes exemplary peer support for breastfeeding mothers

Aug. 01, 2022
Missouri’s maternal mortality report published

Jul. 13, 2022
Missouri selected for George Washington University Cancer Center’s Cancer Control Implementation Science Base Camp

Jul. 07, 2022
Missouri DHSS confirms case of rare brain infection

Jun. 29, 2022
DHSS responds to concerns about contraception use

Jun. 21, 2022
Children age 6 months and up now eligible for COVID-19 vaccination in Missouri

Jun. 18, 2022
City, State public health officials confirm first probable case of monkeypox virus in Missouri

Jun. 14, 2022
Heat and humidity can be a dangerous combination

Jun. 01, 2022
Online map and text number will help families locate local summer food programs

May. 31, 2022
State of Missouri employee selected for national minority leadership program

May. 19, 2022
Missouri health leaders announce plan to eliminate hepatitis C among residents

May. 18, 2022
$5 million from state’s medical marijuana program transferred to veterans fund

May. 17, 2022
Missouri launches dashboard displaying opioid overdose related data

May. 10, 2022
Missouri health officials and pediatricians ask parents to use caution as nationwide infant formula shortages continue

May. 04, 2022
U.S. Representative Sam Graves honored for his support of rural hospitals

Apr. 27, 2022
Catching up on routine childhood and adolescent immunizations

Apr. 12, 2022
Families of organ donors honored with annual recognition event

Apr. 04, 2022
DHSS celebrates public health leaders

Mar. 29, 2022
DHSS’s Nickelson joins Association of State and Territorial Health Officials Board of Directors

Mar. 21, 2022
Temporary benefit increase extended through September for Missouri WIC participants

Mar. 17, 2022
Missouri’s at-home COVID-19 PCR test kit program to cease

Mar. 15, 2022
Missouri WIC implements third infant formula waiver from USDA

Mar. 15, 2022
Missouri policy allows pharmacists to provide easier access to free or low-cost COVID-19 testing

Feb. 25, 2022
Missouri WIC implements second infant formula waiver from the USDA

Feb. 25, 2022
Educational funding opportunities available for Missouri nursing and medical students and practitioners

Feb. 22, 2022
Missouri WIC receives formula waiver from USDA

Feb. 18, 2022
WIC formula manufacturer, Abbott, recalls powdered infant formula from single manufacturing site

Feb. 02, 2022
WIC Continues to Improve the Health of Missouri’s Women, Infants, and Children

Feb. 01, 2022
State seeking organizations to provide nutritious meals to children during summer months

Jan. 25, 2022
State continues to add COVID-19 testing sites

Jan. 24, 2022
DHSS investigating Legionnaires’ disease cases possibly linked to Phelps County hospital

Jan. 10, 2022
Testing sites added in St. Louis and Kansas City area

Jan. 01, 2022
Sharp increase in demand for COVID-19 testing in Missouri