Milwaukee Health Services, Inc. hosts Juneteenth Day “Conquer COVID-19” giveaway event

July 2, 2020

It wasn’t just volunteers that came out to support Milwaukee Health Services, Inc.’s “Conquer COVID-19 Safety Kit Giveaway.” A number of local leaders came out to participate in the event, too. Pictured at the event are (center left) State Senator Lena Taylor; and (center right) Milwaukee Common Council President Cavalier Johnson. (Photo by Yvonne Kemp)

On Friday, June 19, 2020, the Milwaukee Health Services, Inc. (MHSI) hosted a special event to celebrate Juneteenth Day. As regular Juneteenth Day events were canceled due to coronavirus (COVID-19), MHSI decided to host a “Conquer COVID-19 Safety Kit Giveaway,” at their MLK Heritage Health Center, 2555 N. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Dr.

The kit contained a mask. gloves, hand sanitizer and several other items to keep one safe. Besides the free COVID-19 health kits, the event included free on-site COVID-19 testing, the Cream City Medical Society Doctors answering health questions and concerns, and free bag lunches togo from On the Bayou restaurant.

Photo By Patricia Milliner

Pictured (from left) are MHSI President/CEO Tito Izard, MD, along with the caterer from On the Bayou and volunteers. (Photo By Patricia Milliner)

Pictured (from left) MHSI Chief Medical Officer Dr. Aronica Williams, MD, pictured with her sorority sisters from Sigma Gamma Rho. (Photo By Patricia Milliner)

MHSI Teen Volunteers (Photo By Patricia Milliner)