Physical Health Resources
American Academy of Pediatric Dentristy
Updated lists of pediatric dentists by zip code with an extensive list of parent brochures.
American Lung Association
Fact sheets about smoking, free online smoking cessation guide, a quit smoking action plan and information about nicotine replacement/medical assistance during cessation.
American Lung Association
Programs include an asthma educator course, early childhood asthma education, a school-based education program and “Camp Superkids!” – a week-long medically supervised camp for kids with asthma.
1118 Hampton Ave
St. Louis, MO 63139
Phone: (314) 645-5505
Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA)
Provides education for caregivers of children with allergies and asthma.
“Project Concern” is a comprehensive asthma management program that provides life-saving medications, equipment, education and support to children with asthma from birth to 21, in lower income families not covered by insurance or government programs.
1500 S Big Bend Blvd. Suite 1S
St. Louis, MO 63117
Phone: (314) 645-2422
Asthma Control Education Classes (ACE)
Asthma Control Education (ACE) classes are offered through St Louis Children’s Hospital.
Phone: (314) 454-KIDS
Community Health in Partnership Services (CHIPS)
Healthcare and social services for uninsured and underserved.
2431 N. Grand Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63106
Phone: (314) 652-9231 ext. 10
COMMUNITY RESOURCES FOR DENTAL CARE, AUDIOLOGICAL EXAMS, COMMUNITY CLINICS, OBESITY, ASTHMA, SMOKING CESSATION AND MORE!
Dental Care for Low-Income People
Freedom From Smoking
Siteman Cancer Center:
A six-week program that covers behavior modification, stress reduction and relapse prevention. Participants must attend all sessions. The program is free to employees and the community.
Barnard Health and Cancer Information Center
Center for Advanced Medicine
4921 Parkview Ave.
St. Louis, MO
Phone: (314) 362-7844
Harmony Health Plan Providers
Health Care for Kids
Provides both primary care and urgent care services to insured and uninsured kids. Dental Care for Kids is next door and provides dental care for kids with or without insurance also.
4055 Lindell Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63108
Phone: (314) 535-7701
Telephone answered 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Hours – Weekdays: 9 AM to 9 PM&Saturdays and Sundays: 12 Noon to 6 PM
Health Care USA Providers
MO Primary Care Association
Help finding low-cost or free clinics.
Phone: (573) 636-4222
Partnership for Prescription Assistance (PPA)
The PPA helps qualifying patients without prescription drug coverage get the medicines they need through the program that is right for them. Many will get their medications free or nearly free.
Determine where child obtained glasses and whether eye exam was recent, either from the family or through MC+ plan.
Contact Optometry office where exam took place and glasses were prescribed and request that they contact the specific MC+ plan and request ‘authorization for replacement glasses.’
If the last eye exam was a year or more old, the child will need a new exam.
If parent does not remember what plan their child is in or what optometry office they went to, use the following information:
Will inform you which plan covers child. Have name of child, DOB, Social Security # (if possible). Plan can tell you where child was last seen and when last exam took place.
Phone: 1-800-566-6444 (444-7220 for authorization)
VSP vision program – (Phone: 1-800-877-7195)
HarmonyHealth Plan of Missouri Vision program – (1-866-822-1340)
St. Louis Clinics
List of St. Louis Clinics.
St Louis Children’s Hospital Dental Provider List
Lists dental providers in St Louis by zip code.
Website with resources for teens and adults who are thinking about quitting smoking.
Help for quitting smoking.
24-Hour Quitline: 1-800-QUIT-NOW
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