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As the COVID-19 vaccine becomes more widely available, many people wonder whether it's right for them. BJC HealthCare wants you to have the information you need to make the right decision for yourself and your loved ones.

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Preventive Care

As we age, our health and wellness needs change. During the COVID-19 pandemic, preventive health care visits declined as many people avoided visiting their physicians when much was unknown about the virus transmission

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COVID-19 Vaccines Give Hope

In December 2020, the first COVID-19 vaccination in the United States was administered. Gearing up for the largest-ever vaccine campaign, the country witnessed a symbolic turning point in our battle against the pandemic that has upended everyone's lives for over a year.

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Proud to be Magnet® Designated

Missouri Baptist Medical Center is recognized by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) as a Magnet® recognized organization.  Magnet designation is the highest and most prestigious credential a healthcare organization can achieve for nursing excellence and quality patient care.  Missouri Baptist is the only Magnet designated hospital in St. Louis County. 

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Excellence in Nursing Awards

As part of MoBap's 2020 Nurses Week celebration, the team hosted our annual Nancy A. Ross, RN Excellence in Nursing Awards. Congratulations to all our nominees and winners!

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Visiting a Patient

BJC HealthCare is putting additional measures in place to protect patients and employees from the transmission of COVID-19. Effective Monday, March 23 BJC HealthCare is suspending visitation within its facilities.

Exceptions will be allowed in limited circumstances.

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