By Matt Martinez Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service This story was originally published by Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service, where you can find other stories reporting on fifteen city neighborhoods in Milwaukee. Visit milwaukeenns.org. Some Milwaukee health leaders say they are seeing a surge in eating disorders that they link to challenges created by the COVID-19 pandemic. […]
Full Vaccination Required by Nov. 1 as MCW Leads by Example in Creating “Safest Environment Possible” In response to the increase in positive cases of the Delta variant and recent surges of COVID-19 cases across the community, state and country, the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) announced that it will require all employees and learners […]
By Darryl Sellers From coast to coast, local and federal law enforcement agencies are finding some bad players who are preying on the public’s fears in order to profit from the pandemic. The sale of fake COVID-19 vaccination cards is a new and growing fraudulent action that’s sweeping the nation during the pandemic. More than […]
By Ana Martinez-Ortiz In 2011, a clinic opened on North 37th Street and West Wisconsin Avenue and inside that clinic was a pharmacy called Hayat Pharmacy. Since its inception, Hayat Pharmacy has committed itself to serving the community and it has no intention of slowing down. Hashim Zaibak, pharmacist and chief executive officer, founded Hayat […]
By Darryl Sellers It’s summer and, of course, the prime season for couples to tie the knot. For the moment, the more-than-one-year-long pandemic is finally winding down. With the ever-changing COVID-19 mandates and guidelines, brides and grooms are preparing their upcoming summer nuptials. They have important, pressing questions on their minds, including whether to mask […]
By Dena Vang More than half the adults in the United States have gotten vaccinated. While these numbers continue to increase, addressing vaccine hesitancy among minority communities will continue to play a significant role in mitigating the disproportionate impacts of the virus and new variants for people of color and prevent widening racial health disparities. […]
Short video encouraging congregants of Black/African American churches to share information from Black scientists about COVID-19 vaccines in their communities.
By Edgar Mendez Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service This story was originally published by Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service, where you can find other stories reporting on fifteen city neighborhoods in Milwaukee. Visit milwaukeenns.org. Kj Bell takes his recovery from drug addiction one step at a time. “I wake up and decide that I’m not going to […]
By Kathy Gaillard freelance contributor July is National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month. It was first formally recognized in May 2008 by the late Bebe Moore Campbell, a best-selling author, journalist, teacher and mental health advocate. Campbell passed away from cancer at the young age of 56 but not before witnessing the devastation of identifying, […]
Sounds of Blackness Director and Producer Gary Hines has gotten vaccinated and is encouraging Black Americans to set aside their vaccine hesitancy and rise to a new level in protecting the lives of our families, our loved ones, our communities and ourselves.