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Lingering pandemic not stopping All of Us

January 13, 2022

Our lingering pandemic continues to bring into immediate focus our individual and collective health, tasking us to find answers to an essential question: how do we more effectively care for ourselves and each other in this rapidly changing public health landscape? And how do we positively transform medical care for the longterm? This is precisely… [Read More]

Healthy Eating Active Living Collaborative – Serving Older and Younger Adults

January 6, 2022

By: Sandra Millon Underwood RN, PhD, FAAN, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee Valeria Carter Salinas MD Community Health Specialist Sophia Najwa Hamdan Project Assistant Heart disease, stroke, diabetes and cancer are responsible for approximately two-thirds of all deaths in Wisconsin. Research reveals that these diseases are often associated with poor nutrition, physical inactivity, excess weight, and… [Read More]

We serve uninsured, underinsured, and insured individuals – Findley Medical Clinic

December 23, 2021

Call for an appt 414.988.3079 Monday thru Thursday 9am to 5pm, Urgent Care Clinic Friday and Saturday 10am to 5pm. We cover the cost of vaccines for those without insurance.

Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield of WI provides COVID-19 and flu shots at Progressive Community Health Centers

December 16, 2021

On Thursday, December 9, 202, Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield of WI partnered with Progressive Community Health Centers at their clinics in Milwaukee to provide COVID-19 and flu vaccinations. Walk-ins were welcome and those who took part receive a free gift card. Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield of WI has teamed up with the faith-based and community… [Read More]

Men’s Health Matters to All of Us (Part 3)

December 16, 2021

Men’s Health Night III: Real Talk is almost here. It takes place on Friday, December 17, 2021 at 6 p.m. and will set the stage for the next three Men’s Health Nights in the first quarter of the new year. The focus is on men’s minds, bodies and souls, and you’ll hear about the importance… [Read More]

Available – December 06, 2021: Be One in a Million

December 9, 2021

BLACK WOMEN 50+ MAGAZINE’s November/ December issue is now available – pick up a free copy today! Filled with Black empowerment and education, this month’s issue invites us to explore how we can reward ourselves and our families with a “gift that keeps on giving” by joining the All of Us Research Program. VISIT: JoinAllofUs.org… [Read More]

Men’s Health Matters to All of Us (Part 2)

December 9, 2021

The planning for the Men’s Health Night III: Real Talk is underway. A dozen professionals met virtually on Tuesday, December 7, 2021 for about two hours talking about the next plan of action. The result…a session that will provide resources for all men in attendance to help feed their minds, bodies, and souls. This is… [Read More]

Advisory: From The City Of Milwaukee Commissioner Of Health

December 2, 2021

On November 26, 2021, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the new COVID B.1.1.529 variant, named Omicron, a variant of concern because it has a large number of mutations and preliminary evidence suggests an increased risk of reinfection and spread across the world, including to the United States. As of November 30, 2021, zero specimens… [Read More]

Here’s To A Healthy Holiday Season—Mind, Body And Spirit

December 2, 2021

By Sandra Millon Underwood, RN, PhD, FAAN University of Wisconsin Milwaukee For some, the holidays are a stressful time of the year. Family gatherings, office parties and other social events can cause stress. That stress can manifest itself by overeating, inactivity, and not taking care of yourself— mind, body, and spirit. And, while the holidays… [Read More]

‘Be One In A Million’

December 2, 2021

For a number of months “All of Us Research Program” has led an awareness campaign through our local Black print media and the radio stations. Perhaps you’ve seen their colorful vans at various community events and buildings where they have been promoting this groundbreaking research program. In 2015, President Barack Obama introduced the “All of… [Read More]