BJC to observe safety measures for classes through August 31, 2020

Date: 6/2/2020 |

To align with continued social distancing requirements and our commitment to help control community spread of COVID-19, BJC HealthCare is suspending most in-person classes through August 31, 2020.


St. Louis Metropolitan Pandemic Task Force officials provide an update on COVID-19 in the area

Date: 6/1/2020 |

St. Louis Metropolitan Pandemic Task Force officials provide an update on COVID-19 in the area


Universal Masking FAQ

Date: 5/6/2020 |

Patients and visitors are now required to wear face masks at BJC HealthCare facilities. Here are answers to frequent questions about our masking policy.


Updated No Visitor Policy in Effect

Date: 5/4/2020 |

BJC HealthCare has made the difficult decision to implement a “no visitor” policy starting March 23. This is a necessary part of our efforts to protect patients and staff against the transmission of coronavirus (COVID-19).


Alberici Foundation Donates $500,000 for COVID-19 Assistance to Local Health Systems

Date: 4/6/2020 |

Alberici Constructors’ charitable foundation is donating $500,000 to be shared by the region’s three health care systems – BJC HealthCare, Mercy and SSM Health – to support front line workers responding to the COVID-19 crisis in our region.   


Area's health care systems to lead regional pandemic task force

Date: 4/4/2020 | A news conference Saturday morning, April 4, announced the formation of a regional pandemic task force led by the area’s major health systems and including local health departments and elected leaders. The task force is part of an effort to prepare and coordinate response as...More

Elective procedures at BJC HealthCare suspended

Date: 3/20/2020 | BJC HealthCare, in conjunction with our Washington University School of Medicine partners and the Mercy St. Louis, SSM Health, and St. Luke’s Hospital health systems, will stop elective procedures effective March 23. “Elective” care is considered care that can be...More

BJC HealthCare opens first COVID-19 collection center

Date: 3/18/2020 |

BJC HealthCare has opened its first COVID-19 specimen collection center in the Cortex corridor as health care organizations join in creating more widely available testing resources throughout the region. 


St. Louis Oasis program suspended

Date: 3/16/2020 |

St. Louis Oasis is extending our suspension of programs through Monday, May 11. This decision is in response to guidance from the CDC, healthcare systems and all levels of government.