COVID-19 Testing Archives

COVID-19 and vaccinations – help is on the way!

January 28, 2021

By Sandra Millon Underwood, FAAN Professor, UW-Milwaukee School of Nursing Lately we’re hearing a lot about ‘COVID-19 fatigue’, where people are letting their guards down with social distancing, wearing masks and washing hands frequently, in accordance with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s guidelines (CDC). Perhaps it can be compared to the ‘cabin fever’… [Read More]

Voter Registration and COVID-19 Testing – Come Alive October 5

September 24, 2020

Register to Vote COVID-19 Testing Come Alive October 5 MLK Heritage Health Center Isaac Coggs Hertage Health Center

TestUpMKE campaign promotes COVID-19 testing information with an eye on health equity

September 24, 2020

A new campaign to promote COVID-19 testing access and information launched Saturday, September 19, 2020 with the debut of The website and ongoing campaign will provide the latest information about where, why and when to get COVID-19 tests in Milwaukee County, as well as important resources for communities of color and those who have… [Read More]

There are now nine testing sites available for Milwaukee’s North Side neighborhoods

May 28, 2020

Starting this week, the Wisconsin National Guard will be pausing COVID-19 testing at its Midtown Center. Residents of Milwaukee’s North Side neighborhoods can still access diagnostic COVID-19 testing at nine area hospital systems and community health centers. Anyone experiencing COVID-19 symptoms should call their healthcare provider to set up an appointment. If you do not… [Read More]

City opens two more free COVID-19 testing sites

May 14, 2020

As of Monday, May 11, 2020 there are now two new locations in Milwaukee that are offering free COVID-19 testing to anyone who wishes to be tested. These sites will operate daily from 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. with assistance from the Wisconsin National Guard and no appointment is necessary. Those tested can expect to… [Read More]

Gov. Evers announces Wisconsin is taking big steps to increase COVID-19 testing capacity

April 23, 2020

Gov. Tony Evers announced on Monday, April 20, 2020, that the state of Wisconsin is taking big steps to increase COVID-19 testing capacity throughout the state. Working with the Wisconsin Clinical Lab Network, the state has grown the number of labs performing COVID-19 tests from just eight labs one month ago to 36 labs as… [Read More]