U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) “Press Play” video, encouraging Black Americans to get vaccinated so we can “Press Play” and get back to the things in life we’ve missed and hold so dear.
Multicultural Partners, Teaming Up To Spring into the Endzone and Beat COVID-19 By Darryl Sellers With spring in the air and summer breezes soon to follow, I know we’re all anxious to get our pre-pandemic lives back and enjoy the rituals and routines we hold so dear. However, the United States isn’t quite out of […]
COVID-19 vaccine is safe and effective On May 13, the CDC released updated guidance that fully vaccinated people can resume activities they did before the pandemic, including participating in indoor and outdoor activities – large and small – without wearing a mask or physically distancing. Fully vaccinated people can also refrain from testing following a […]
Television advertisement with narration by Black historian Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr., urging Black Americans to unite in protecting their lives by getting the COVID vaccines.
Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine deemed safe and effective The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) announces that children 12-15 years old are now eligible to receive the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine and vaccinations can begin starting Thursday, May 13. The Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine requires two doses for full protection and is the first and only vaccine available for […]
Black Women: Voices for Our Victory Over the Covid-19 Virus and the Variants By Darryl Sellers As the primary health officers of the African American family, Black women make up to 79% of the health care decisions for their families. Black women have been closely involved with healthcare issues and other crises of importance to […]
By Jon Soderstrom Intellectual property rights are under assault overseas – and here at home. These attacks could prevent the creation of dozens of lifesaving medicines. That should worry every American. Consider a few of the latest threats. India and South Africa are petitioning the World Trade Organization to waive patent rights on COVID-19 vaccines, […]
Hey everyone it’s Michelle Obama, and I wanted to let you know that Barack and I couldn’t be more thrilled that we got our Covid-19 vaccine. This is a deadly disease, and we know the vaccine will protect us from getting really sick. It’s how we’ll start getting back to seeing friends and family and […]
By Acting FEMA Region 5 Administrator Kevin M. Sligh Sr. It’s about accessibility, confidence and equity. FEMA’s focus for the last three months has been on reaching Wisconsin’s underserved communities with the COVID-19 vaccine, while working in coordination with our partners to build trust that the vaccine is a safe and effective method to combat […]
By Ana Martinez-Ortizv Wisconsin isn’t the healthiest state in the country, and while it’s not the worse it could always do better. According to the United Health Foundation’s annual report on “America’s Health Rankings,” in 2020, the biggest challenges Wisconsinites faced included high rates of excessive drinking, high premature death racial inequality and high residential […]